Updated 13 October 2016

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Increase your calcium and vitamin intake.

Foods rich in calcium help improve the health of your bones and there are also good calcium supplements on the market.

Vitamin C and D have been shown to support joint health. Eat a diet rich in these vitamins and/or make use of good supplements.

Ask your doctor for more information.

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