Weight Reduction and Exercise Key for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Weight Reduction and Exercise Key for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Reduce extra weight:

Losing weight makes it easy for RA condition. Start with small goal and make progress on maintaining proper BMI. Fat cells release proteins that cause inflammation in joints and other parts. Burn calories as much as you can by performing tasks and exercise.  Avoid fried items and sweet that add weight to body. Consider less calorie foods and eat healthy.

Keep Moving

Exercise and being on move most time of the day helps to manage RA.  Exercise will not cause problem to joint nor increases pain. Walking is the best exercise. Contact certified instructor or a physio therapist for what type of exercise you can do for RA condition. Exercise helps in –

  • Reducing inflammation
  • Strengthens your bones
  • Is good for both heart and lungs
  • Relieves pain
  • Improves mood and sleep
  • Helps in weight loss
  • Keeps joints mobile


Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: February 23, 2022

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