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How Much Effect Does Being Overweight Have On Getting Bad Knees
Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more
How do u get rid of edima on some one that is wheel chair bound due to bad knees and overweight knesset bone on bone?
See details: You are 36 years old and already offering limitations and reasons why you cannot exercise. Do aerobics especially swimming or cycling, start with a structured resistance program, segregating body parts (legs one day, arms another day, etc). Start with low weights and increase as tolerated. Use machines rather than free weights because they provide better stability while exercising. ...Read more
I'm 56 y-o menopause female, degenerative disc disease in back, 90 lbs. Overweight w-bad pain in 1 knee when i walk, can't lose wt. What can I do?
I would recomend ---: Seeing a dietician to eat properly and healthy, so you could lose weight. That would also decrease the knee pain, of course, depending on how much you lose. Using a walker or a quad cane will also reduce the pain. If the arthritis in the knee is really bad ; with no relief from the conservative measures, you will certainly benefit from a total knee replacement surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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And doctor my knees are hurt me is thats because i am overweight? and in these day my Leg and nerves surrounding the rod hurts me so bad when i walk
Being overweight and experiencing right knee pain after walking too much for 5days and numbness while resting(same joint) should we see a doctor?
R knee pain: Yes. Numbness usually reflects nerve injury, May be meniscal injury, or stress fracture ( though that should hurt more w/walking), or sciatica which can refer to the knee. Have they tried aleve/ibuprofen if they can take NSAIDS? That and ice on the low back 10 minutes on 50 minute off 3-4 x a day may help.Go to ER if bowel or bladder issue/numbness) F/U w/ doc or orthopedist this week ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i got my knee replaced i was overweight then i lost about 60 lbs. Then gained the weight back all this over 5yr. What problems can this cause ?
Your other knee ...: The yo-yo weight loss multiplies the many weight related problems. Rapid weight gain is a severe metabolic stress that can lead to diabetes, htn, heart disease, sleep apnea, depression, and fatty liver. Every pound adds 5 pounds of stress across your knees. Learn how i got off the yo-yo and how you can too at www.Drgrieco.Tsfl.Com. ...Read more
Consider: Taking an anti-inflammatory medicine like ibuprofen, when that occurs. If more frequent or preventing you from doing your daily activities, an exam & an MRI would help figure out cause. Consider no soda, fast food, bread or cakes. A 5-10% decrease in weight will help decrease stress on all your joints. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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