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Is it true that taller, slimmer women are more likely to have joint problems?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Not necessarily

The old adage the bigger they are the harder they fall may not fit here.
Besides being tall what are the other issues. A thin woman may be at a greater risk for osteoporosis. The risk of joint problems depends on more that being tall the best prevention is exercise.

In brief: Not necessarily

The old adage the bigger they are the harder they fall may not fit here.
Besides being tall what are the other issues. A thin woman may be at a greater risk for osteoporosis. The risk of joint problems depends on more that being tall the best prevention is exercise.
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