Published in Biotech Business Week, March 19th, 2007
But in some cases, aches are a symptom of a disease or side effect from medication. Adults should check with a doctor when body aches have lasted more than a month; when aching is intense or interferes with normal activities; when morning stiffness lasts more than an hour; or when aching has come on suddenly with no obvious cause.
The March issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter covers possible causes and treatments for body aches.
Polymyalgia rheumatica: This causes widespread,...
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