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What Increases Your Risk
Things that can increase your risk for osteoarthritis are called risk factors. Some risk factors, such as your age or family history, can't be changed or prevented.
You may be able to reduce other risk factors by making lifestyle changes or taking medicine.
Risk factors you may be able to change or prevent
Risk factors you can't change
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