By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
August 13, 2021
People think arthritis only happens in old people. Ask any 40-year-old with arthritis, and they’ll tell you just how untrue that is. In fact, more than half of adults with arthritis are between the ages of 18 and 64.
The truth is that, even though we often call arthritis an age-related disease, it’s not actually caused by old age. Chronic inflammation, obesity, joint injury, diabetes, heart disease and all sorts of factors come in to play. It’s not just one thing. And it doesn’t care how old you are. You could be 15, 40, 60 or 90. You’re not immune.
So while a lot of people believe the “old-age” myth of arthritis, it’s just not true. Continue reading