Arthritis rates place to soar By Dr Ananya Mandal According to fresh estimates the true amount of people with arthritis is set to soar with predictions that 1,500,000 Scots shall be living with the problem by 2030. The statement from charity Arthritis Care puts the rise down to an ageing people and growing obesity problem xenical-generic-vs-brand.htm http://orlistatindia.com . The report, OA Nation 2012, said that one in five Scots who are over 50 and overweight will be suffering from osteoarthritis, which can cause chronic fatigue and pain. Over fifty % of sufferers shall be forced to give up walking as it is too painful, the charity added. At the moment around 750,000 Scots are arthritic and the charity provides warned that the predicted rise will place an additional strain on the NHS.