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What bodily system is affected by osteoarthritis?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Musculoskeletal +: Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteoarthritis/basics/definition/con-20014749 for basics on osteoarthritis. Of note, bad OA can also affect your emotional wellbeing if it prevents you from engaging in activities that you enjoy. Furthermore, inactivity from OA could lead to osteoporosis, obesity, thus heart disease, stroke & cancer in long run, although that might be stretch
Answered on Nov 5, 2017
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