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How Weight Loss Might Help Your Knees
Losing weight might slow down the degeneration of cartilage in your knees, according to a new study.
The Link Between Obesity and MS
Obesity in early adulthood may be linked to an increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study found.
How Weight Loss Surgery Could Save Patients Money
Due for a joint replacement soon? Weight loss surgery first could save you money and improve the results of your joint replacement.
These Factors May Raise Your Back Pain Risk
Lower back pain can be irritating at best and debilitating at worse. For some, simple lifestyle changes may make a huge difference.
Cholesterol, Sugar Guidelines May Change
No cholesterol, yes cholesterol. No coffee, yes coffee. What to eat can get pretty confusing for the average eater. New recommendations may clear up some of that confusion.
Severe Headaches May Be Tied to Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric surgery to aid weight loss has become more and more common. But a new study suggests it could be tied to a surprising side effect — a condition that causes severe headaches.
Knee and Hip Replacement Patients Getting Younger
The impact of being overweight has far reaching health implications — implications that may be taking a toll at an earlier age.
Birth Control and Obesity Linked to MS
It's not clear what causes multiple sclerosis (MS), an immune disorder that is typically diagnosed between ages 20 to 40. But researchers are seeking more clues.
Knee Replacement While Obese
Knee replacement surgery can be an effective way to treat osteoarthritis. But according to one review, it may pose additional risks for obese patients.
Two is Better than One for Knee OA Pain
Diet and exercise are two things that heavier adults are told to consider when seeking relief from pain in the knees. With osteoarthritis, exercise by itself might not be enough to reduce the stress placed on those joints.