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The Latest Research On Obesity

By |2016-11-03T08:27:19-07:00March 16th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

Obesity is arguably the most pressing health issue of our time. Obesity-related illness is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. As such, research on why we are obese and ways to combat this epidemic has grown considerably in the past decade. Here are a few recent [...]

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Why Are We So Fat? Research Upends Traditional Thinking

By |2016-11-03T08:30:06-07:00November 17th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

With two-thirds of U.S. adults considered overweight or obese, the stakes are high for a new scientific effort to answer a vexing question: Why are we so fat? It may seem like the answer should be simple, but experts do not agree on why rates of obesity and related diseases [...]

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The Connection Between Healthcare Costs And Body Mass

By |2018-08-27T16:57:08-07:00May 19th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In a recent study by Duke Medicine, it appears that an increase in our pant size leads to a decrease in our bank accounts. Researchers found that the costs associated with healthcare climbed as patients' body mass index (BMI) rose. The researchers found that costs associated with medical and drug [...]

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Eating Right for Your Health

By |2016-11-03T08:36:52-07:00March 28th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As we discussed in-depth on the blog this month, eating right plays a key role in managing and avoiding some of the pain caused by chronic pain conditions. The basic building blocks of nutrition can give you the foundation for a healthy diet, but a pain healthy diet that focuses [...]

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Review: The Hungry Gene

By |2016-11-03T08:37:11-07:00March 21st, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

In what may seem a shocking departure in our current paradigm of obesity and overweight, Ellen Ruppel Shell's The Hungry Gene: The Science of Fat and the Future of Thin gives another take on the obesity issue that is instead focused on genetics and disease more than our own willpower. Even beyond [...]

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Using Games to Lose Weight

By |2016-11-03T08:37:13-07:00March 20th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We live in interesting times. In generations past, exercise was part of our daily routines. Walking and farming provided all of the exercise we needed to maintain a reasonable standard of health. But the industrial age changed all that and eventually led to our current society wherein a large percentage [...]

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