Joint injury can lead to post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA). In fact, about half of all people who rupture the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in their knee will develop PTOA within 10 to 20 years of the injury.
Professors have evaluated the totality of evidence and conclude that regular physical activity bears the closest resemblance to a “magic bullet” to combat the worldwide epidemic of obesity and cardiovascular disease.
Research found that oversized tonsils and tongue indentations, which are teeth imprints along the tongue that indicate it is too large for the mouth, placed people at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Obese patients were almost 10 times more likely to report OSA symptoms than non-obese patients.
Low-carb foods can help keep blood sugar from rising. In this video, Ronald Tamler, MD, clinical director of the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center, explains that patients with diabetes should develop a diet plan with a nutritionist.