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17 Mar 2003

Red wine & Joints
Hi Doc,
Is drinking red wine (2 or 3 glasses a day) bad for the joints?
I'm 55 years old , still very active and I have been drinking red wine for the past 35 years.
Lately my joints (knees and elbows) are sore, stiff and sometimes painful.
My question "Old Age" or red wine?...Tx
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CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Honey, it’s only bad for the joints if you are prone to or have gout. You can try to cut down to one glass a day and see what happens. Good luck.
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