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Arthritis Today

Weight Loss for Pain Hip Relief

Good advice for losing weight and how doing so can help your hips.

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Maintaining a healthy weight – or losing weight if you are overweight – is good for your joints. Excess weight stresses the weight-bearing joints, such as the hip and knee, contributing to cartilage damage. In addition, fat cells are believed to produce inflammatory cytokines that contribute to arthritis.

Check out Weight Loss for lots of helpful weight-loss advice.

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