obesity

Weight Loss Associated With Reductions in Pain, Comorbid Symptoms in Obese Individuals

Weight Loss Associated With Reductions in Pain, Comorbid Symptoms in Obese Individuals

By

Weight loss was shown to decrease diffuse pain and symptom severity related to pain, with more reductions observed with greater weight loss.

Mobility Barriers' Impact on Daily Life of Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis

Mobility Barriers' Impact on Daily Life of Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis

By

Approximately 37% of US adults aged 60 years and older have been diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis, and the number is expected to rise.

Obesity, Hypothyroidism Linked to Sleep Disordered Breathing

Obesity, Hypothyroidism Linked to Sleep Disordered Breathing

By

Patients with hypothyroidism and obesity are more likely to experience lower oxygen saturation during sleep.

Lower Cartilage Degeneration With Weight Loss in OA

Lower Cartilage Degeneration With Weight Loss in OA

By

MRI was utilized to assessed cartilage degeneration in patients who lost weight over a 48-month period.

Predicting Remission for Antidepressant Medications

Predicting Remission for Antidepressant Medications

Obesity and sex are differential predictors of acute remission for commonly used antidepressant medications.

Obesity and Chronic Low Back Pain

Obesity and Chronic Low Back Pain

Obesity-related measures are not associated with the risk of developing chronic low-back pain.

Risk Factors for Polyneuropathy

Risk Factors for Polyneuropathy

By

Diabetes, prediabetes, and obesity may be metabolic drivers of polyneuropathy.

Obesity and Arthritis Outcomes

Obesity and Arthritis Outcomes

By

Even slight reductions in body weight can improve pain and mobility in patients with arthritis.

Fat Mass & BMI Associated with Multi-Site Pain

Fat Mass & BMI Associated with Multi-Site Pain

By

BMI related to pathogenesis of multi-site pain

Sign Up for Free e-Newsletters