Okay I need help. Im 22, most of my life I've been overweight and I guess now the reprecussions are becoming evident. So I have 2 bulging discs which have been causing severe nerve pain. They are not herniated,which I heard is a good thing, however the doctor also told me today that I have arthritis which she doesn't commonly see in people my age. I am freaking out. I would have never known prior to my bulging discs but now I feel like ill never be normal... I don't want to be in a wheelchair when I'm 40. I am going to lose weight, which should help, however I don't know much about all this and I need to put my mind at ease. Im so young and I just want to live a normal life.