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Obesity Can Cause Arthritis

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked


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  • Obesity triggers joint damage from osteoarthritis through a biological pathway that increases inflammatory responses, possibly generated through an imbalanced gut microbiome


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