The development of osteoarthritis of the knee contributes to sugary drinks

According to the American scientists from the Boston Women's hospital and Hospital Brima, osteoarthritis of the knee may develop when drinking carbonated beverages containing sugar in large quantities. According to the Daily Mail, the consumption of sweet soft drinks causes rapid destruction of arthritis. To a greater extent this affected male with a thin build.

In the course of research involving 2149 patients were asked about the frequency of use of various drinks. Consistently after a year, two, three and four years, they checked the condition of the joints of the parties for the purpose of tracking the progression of the disease. The study was conducted taking into account the body mass index of the subjects.

It turned out that at the end of the survey, the increase in the affected space in the knee joint neupotrebljiva soda reached in an average of 0.29 mm, and in patients who drank more than five servings of these drinks per week, the increase was 0.59 mm.

According to the author of the study Dr. Bing Lu, discovered the potential to regulate the course of the disease, and factor characteristics of the diet can be taken into account in the work with patients, which is very important in health care.

Dr. Lu said that skinny Amateur sweet drinks showed the most rapid destruction of arthritis. Especially this tendency affected men.

Osteoarthritis is the most common disease of the joints, which occur in almost 20% of the inhabitants of the Earth. Onset usually occurs at the age of over 40 years. Detection of radiographic signs of osteoarthritis is half of the people 55 years of age. Women are more likely to suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee, men hip.

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