Body image issues are particularly rampant among chronically ill girls and young women, who often gain/lose weight due to various medications ... s disease has led to me developing inflammatory arthritis in my hands, feet and knees, the …
If you're one of the millions of people suffering from knee pain, take heart. Heavy adults with knee osteoarthritis who lose 10% of their starting weight can significantly reduce their knee pain, walk faster and improve their mobility, a new …
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 and functioning all …
Losing weight while taking biologics for psoriatic arthritis (PsA) resulted in greater symptom improvement among obese/overweight compared than no weight loss. Biologic treatment combined with weight loss reduced p soriatic …
W hen joints ache, it’s hard to find comfort in a plate of celery sticks. But slimming down doesn’t have to mean tasteless foods, and it’s crucial for women with rheumatoid arthritis. Start losing weight with these 16 rheumatoid arthritis diet …
C. Thomas Vangsness, Jr., MD, professor of orthopaedic surgery and chief of sports medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, says most of his arthritis patients who lose weight notice that their …
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 arthritis sufferers are …
Rapid and cumulative weight loss are the strongest predictors of cardiovascular and cancer mortality in men with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) regardless of their current body mass index (BMI), while underweight men have a higher risk …
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 excess abdominal fat …
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 and functioning all improved more among people who cut …