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Glucosamine and calcium both are needed to get relief from pain in joints and are both beneficial for build up of greece in the joints to fill up the ?

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Dr. Nihad Owaid
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 49 years experience
Calcium: Calcium deficiency is very common in all ages it takes years to show its effect later in life especially female daily requirement is 1000 mg , any food you eat dose not provide more than half , daily 600 mg of ca plus VD should be taken all life , Glucosamine help joints cartilage to stay healthy but still ca is the most important ,
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