I f you’re living with psoriatic arthritis symptoms, losing weight may reduce your pain and swelling, new research shows. These 10 doctor-recommended tips can help you shed excess pounds and feel better... Losing …
Psoriatic arthritis
DENVER – Weight loss enhances responsiveness of patients with psoriatic arthritis to tumor necrosis factor inhibitors and should be part of routine care when using these drugs in this setting, Lianne Gensler, MD, said …
Numerous factors can contribute to unwanted weight loss. It could be due to certain medical conditions (such as intestinal problems, an over-active thyroid, etc.), chronic disease (like COPD, rheumatoid arthritis, etc.), …
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Obese people who lose a substantial amount of weight can significantly slow the degeneration of their knee cartilage, according to a new study. Obesity is a major risk factor for osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint …
When both obesity and the pain of arthritis limit physical activity, then weight loss becomes difficult. Many people with arthritis have difficulty walking, ascending or descending inclines, and climbing steps. Many …
June 9, 2012 (Berlin, Germany) — Overweight patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA ... but nobody has ever shown that weight loss can make a difference," she told Medscape Medical News. The studies, both …
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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Intensive weight loss together with regular exercise did more to ease knee arthritis than exercise alone for overweight and obese adults in a new U.S. study. Knee inflammation, pain …
Obesity has a distinct connection with psoriatic arthritis (PsA), as obese patients are more susceptible to developing this chronic condition. 1 For those obese patients already diagnosed with PsA, the accumulation of …
RA patients with severe disease have historically been known to suffer malnutrition. “The increased catabolism raises resting energy expenditure, which leads to weight loss and reduced lean body mass, especially if …
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The research Gretchen Linden did to find a way to ease the misery from her rheumatoid arthritis resulted in her changing her diet, losing 75 pounds and reducing her medicines by 80 percent. Since the weight loss, she …