We can actually alleviate most of these health conditions – and even physical pain, insomnia, and arthritis – by altering dietary intake. However, few people will deny them the foods that they enjoy. When it comes to weight loss, almost …
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 …
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 …
Having rheumatoid arthritis (RA) does not directly cause people to be overweight. However, people with RA may struggle to maintain a healthy weight or lose unwanted weight because they find it difficult to exercise to burn calories due to …
DETROIT (WWJ) – Would you like to lose weight, have more energy ... make you gain weight and lead to a host of health problems like high blood pressure and …
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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 …
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 disease. "Degenerative …
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 …