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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

TYPE 2 HYPOTHYROIDISM

Type 2 Hypothyroidism can cause arthritis notes Mark Starr, MD

Type 2 Hypothyroidism can cause arthritis according to Mark Starr, MD author of the wonderful book Hypothyroidism Type 2: The Epidemic. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 16, 2014 11:36 am | [0] comments

Monday, February 13, 2012

VITAMIN D

Excess Vitamin D increases arthritis & degenerative joint diseases according to Zane Kime, MD (1980)

Too much vitamin D -- possibly at levels just above the recommended 400 IU's per day -- may increase arthritis and degenerative joint disease as well as heart attacks and other problems according to a wonderful book published in 1980 called "Sunlight Could Save Your Life" by Zane Kime, MD. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Feb 13, 2012 12:20 pm | [0] comments

VITAMIN D

Excess Vitamin D causes heart attacks in animals according to Zane Kime, MD (1980)

Excess vitamin D causes hardening of the arteries and heart attacks in experimental animals according to a wonderful book published in 1980 called "Sunlight Could Save Your Life" by Zane Kime, MD. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Feb 13, 2012 12:00 pm | [0] comments

VITAMIN D

Excess Vitamin D irritates the lining of blood vessels according to Zane Kime, MD (1980)

Vitamin D irritates the lining of blood vessels according to a wonderful book published in 1980 called "Sunlight Could Save Your Life" by Zane Kime, MD. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Feb 13, 2012 11:50 am | [0] comments

Monday, October 06, 2008

OSTEOARTHRITIS

Obesity increases risk of osteoarthritis of the knee 2.8-fold

Being obese increases the risk of osteoarthritis of the knee 2.8-fold according to a study from Norway which followed 1675 people aged 24-76 years for ten years from 1994 and 2004.

The risk increased as a person's weight increased. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Oct 06, 2008 9:26 am | [0] comments

OSTEOARTHRITIS

Obesity increases risk of osteoarthritis of the hand 2.6-fold

Being obese increases the risk of osteoarthritis of the hand 2.6-fold according to a study from Norway which followed 1675 people aged 24-76 years for ten years from 1994 and 2004. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Oct 06, 2008 9:23 am | [0] comments

OSTEOARTHRITIS

Obesity not associated with risk of osteoarthritis of the hip

Being obese is not associated the risk of osteoarthritis of the hip according to a study from Norway which followed 1675 people aged 24-76 years for ten years from 1994 and 2004.

People who were obese were 1.1 times more likely to develop arthritis of the hip, however, this difference was not statistically significant. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Oct 06, 2008 9:20 am | [0] comments

Monday, December 18, 2006

MUSCULOSKELETAL COMPLAINTS

Weight loss dramatically improves painful musculoskeletal complaints

Complaints of musculoskeletal pain are dramatically reduced in patients following a large amount of weight loss after bariatric surgery. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Dec 18, 2006 2:37 am | [0] comments

Friday, December 10, 2004

U.S. NIH’s Obesity Guidelines Part 9: Osteoarthritis

Being overweight increases the risk of osteoarthritis more so in women than men. For every 2.2 pound increase in weight, the risk of osteoarthritis increases by an estimated 9 to 13 percent. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Dec 10, 2004 10:00 am | [0] comments

Friday, August 06, 2004

Arthritis: Extremely obesity (BMI greater than 40) increases the risk 4.4 fold

Extreme obesity, that is having a body mass index of 40 or more, increases the risk of arthritis 4.4-fold as self-reported by people who were surveyed according to a paper from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Aug 06, 2004 3:30 pm | [0] comments

Monday, July 19, 2004

What is the cost of osteoarthritis related to obesity and overweight in the U.S.?

$21.2 billion according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jul 19, 2004 3:36 pm | [0] comments

Monday, April 12, 2004

Diet-induced weight loss reduces inflammation associated with an chronic diseases and death

"Persistent, low-grade inflammation is an independent predictor of several chronic diseases and all-cause mortality," according to a new study from researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. However, diet-induced weight reduces this inflammation the study finds. "[D]ietary intervention designed to elicit weight loss reduces overall inflammation in older, obese persons," the authors conclude. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 12, 2004 10:42 am | [0] comments

Thursday, April 01, 2004

Diseases associated with obesity

"Clinicians are likely to encounter morbidity more frequently among their patients with elevated BMI, even those patients in the overweight category [with a body mass index greater than 25]," concludes a recent study by researchers from Tufts University, Harvard School of Public Health, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Apr 01, 2004 5:59 am | [0] comments
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