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Arthritis is considered a lifestyle kind of disease and thus it is very essential to ensure that the foods eaten are right. Red meat and processed foods are definitely not recommended for one who is suffering from this kind of condition. Even for those who are not yet affected it is essential to make sure that eat the... Read all »
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In order to take charge and control of the ailment it is essential to know how it gets to the body. There are well over 100 known variants of arthritis with most of them having similar symptoms. The signs will include aches and joint stiffness which will in turn lead to conditions such as anemia and colon... Read all »
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One of the major caused of rheumatoid arthritis is the interruption of the gut bacteria that is healthy. This can be caused by numerous factors such as using antibiotics, loss of a job, loss of a loved one, illness of a loved among a myriad of many other factors. The world is full of factors that cause stress and thus... Read all »
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Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and it is known to cause bone fractures due to fragile bones. The density of the bones is greatly reduced which makes them very brittle. Research has proved that more women than men suffer from this condition.
Rheumatoid arthritis is known to be destructive to... Read all »
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Rheumatoid arthritis will cause the membranes and lining s of the tissue of the joints to be inflamed. So far the studies that have been conducted have not yet defined a good approach to deal with this. The conditions that cause this are still not yet known.
It is necessary and sufficient for those who have the... Read all »
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They are many risks that affect a person who has got arthritis. The doctors know about the dangers but most of the patients are ignorant about it. Once you are aware of the risks that are associated with arthritis then you are able to take charge of the situation and thus take all the precautionary measure to avoid... Read all »
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In the earlier years of the 80s, methotrexate changed the treatment method of rheumatoid arthritis. Before this the patients had got options that were limited. Some of them included the gold salts, d-penicillamine which is very toxic and also hydroxychloroquine. After this there was the introduction of other... Read all »
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The blood test tries to detect the rheumatoid factor which implies that the antibodies are found within the fluid of the joint and is referred to as the synovial fluid. It is worth noting that the test itself may not be conclusive as they are many people with the rheumatoid factor in their blood but they are not... Read all »
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The organization that is based in the US for this ailment is non profit and has got well over 500,000 volunteers and approximately two hundred centers where the information on arthritis is issued.
This has been a very effective strategy in ensuring that the people get to understand and respond to the ailment with a... Read all »