Osteoarthritis makes your joints feel stiff and painful and is the most common form of arthritis affecting both men and women. It is a degenerative condition most often affecting older people. The cause is a breakdown of cartilage. The symptoms can include pain and stiffness in affected joints that can get worse over time. It tends to be most noticeable when you wake up, after you exercise, or when you stress your joints.

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