Aches and pains in middle age may be associated with arthritis . Unlike with the aches and pains in younger years, those of middle age and upwards are usually due to underuse and previous injury.
Ensure good rehydration – an intake of at least one litre per day.
Calcium, magnesium and copper found in deep-green leafy vegetables, root vegetables, meat, fish and chicken must all be taken regularly to supply these minerals.
A multimineral supplement is useful if taken at twice the recommended dosage.
Qi Gong and yoga keep the muscles stretched and active and should be used in conjunction with regular exercise such as swimming or walking.