Osteoarthritis risks

  • Obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. BMI is calculated using a person's weight and height. It can lead to other conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
  • Living with diabetes can be expensive and medical bills can add up. Crowdfunding money is a great way to cover the cost of diabetes related expenses.
  • Diabetes is a group of chronic metabolic diseases caused by defects in insulin production or function. Advanced diabetes may cause stomach pain, nausea, dizziness, and cramps.
  • When you have diabetes, you must carefully monitor your carbohydrate intake. This includes sugars found in desserts.
  • A typical human skeleton consists of 206 bones. Bones are constantly being broken down and rebuilt. If this process is altered, bones can break down and re-form abnormally and in ways that compromise the integrity of the skeleton. Paget’s di...
  • Gout is a type of arthritis caused by too much uric acid in the blood. When the concentration of uric acid gets too high, sharp urate crystals form and collect in the joints, causing swelling and intense pain.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease, a disease in which the immune system mistakes the body's own cells for invaders. In RA, the immune system attacks the synovia, the membranes lining the joints.
  • Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that causes lung scarring and stiffness. This keeps the body from getting enough oxygen.
  • True muscle weakness means that full effort does not produce a normal muscle contraction or movement. A voluntary muscle contraction is generated when the brain sends a signal through the spinal cord and nerves to a muscle.
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Muscle weakness. Muscle strength reduced, muscular weakness, weak muscles. True muscle weakness means that full effort does not produce a normal muscle contraction or movement.
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