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10 Mar 2004

Pain in legs
If I am getting a constant pain in my legs (I know when we were small we would call it growing pains), and I am 36 years old, could it be caused by a deficiency in my diet.
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Kerry
It is difficult to say as pains in the legs could be a symptom of a number of different conditions (mineral deficiencies, overworked muscles, varicose veins, etc). You can try supplementing your diet with calcium (Calcium Sandoz or Caltrate), magnesium (Slow-Mag or Magnesite), and potassium (eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables and whole, unsifted grains). If the pains do not improve after a month, then it may be a good idea to consult a dr and to have a checkup.
Best regards
DietDoc
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