Items Tagged ‘joint stress’

October 17, 2012

How Fat Affects Arthritis

By Kelley Luckstein

If you were to ask people to name a health problem related to obesity, odds are good they’d say “heart disease” or “diabetes.” And they’d be right; those two chronic diseases have a very strong relationship to excess weight. They are the safe bets… “Weight plays an important role in joint stress, so when people […]

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Tags: Arthritis Today, Dr. Eric Matteson, joint stress, Obesity, rheumatoid arthritis

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