Since cartilage loss cannot be reversed, it is important for people at risk of osteoarthritis or with early signs of the disease to slow the degeneration of cartilage. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com ALSO READ: Arthritis: How to prevent it, …
Researchers call it the obesity paradox: the phenomenon, observed in studies of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other chronic conditions, where patients who are obese have a lower risk of death than those who weigh less. But …
If you're severely – or morbidly – obese and have rheumatoid arthritis, weight-loss surgery may greatly improve your symptoms, and there's even a good chance that it may cause the disease to go into remission. These are the findings …
LONDON: Losing weight in Arthritis can be difficult as even the simplest of movements can be hard to perform. But that doesn't mean people with arthritis, who are looking to lose weight should miss out in doing some exercises. Here are …
Obesity is linked to arthritis; when you take a step – any step – four times your body weight presses on your feet. If you weigh 200 pounds, that’s 800 pounds of pressure per inch with every step. The best way to lose weight is to eat smarter.
For older adults who suffer from knee pain caused by osteoarthritis, the future can look a bit bleak. But what if there was an opportunity to find relief, make some new friends and improve your lifestyle — all by becoming part of a research study?
Many feel aches and pains in these spots, with weight as a possible contributing factor ... Unfortunately, neither of these options will slow down the arthritis. …
... true for those with conditions like psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis. For them, "weight loss is doubly important," he says. "I would say that to about anybody, [but] sometimes people need another reason or an over-and-above reason [to …
Do you have knee pain and are overweight? If so, you might qualify to take part in Weight Loss and Exercise for Communities with Arthritis in North Carolina, or WE-CAN, a clinical trial. Wake Forest University has received a $6 …
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 …