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What Are the Symptoms of Pseudogout?

Pseudogout occurs when calcium pyrophosphate (CPP) crystals form in soft tissues. It is not known why some get pseudogout, and others do not. This condition can affect any joint. The knee, ankle, wrist, and large knuckles, though, are most often affected. But, the hip, shoulders, and spine can be too. Although the cause of pseudogout [...]

How to Handle Weight Gain and Joint Pain

As we get older, we all experience weight gain and joint pain that come naturally with general wear and tear. Joint pain is one of the most common ailments in adults 35 and older. But conditions are often worse for those who are overweight. According to a Harvard study released earlier this year, the force on the [...]