1 – Canine Arthritis

Not just humans can be affected by arthritis, pet dogs can establish many forms of arthritis too. These forms are classified according to the intriguing cause and manner of the condition. Arthritis actually suggests inflammation of the joint. Dog arthritis can be caused by injury, aging, ruptured ligaments or tendons, dysplasia or generative joint illness and lack of activity. Numerous kinds of canine arthritis are: Osteoarthritis Is the most common type of canine arthritis, and is also called degenerative joint …

1 – Arthritis Vitamins

The inflammatory process that occurs when a person is struggling with arthritis changes the lining of the intestines therefore reducing the absorption of some nutrients while increasing the need for day-to-day nutrient requirements. Nutrition is further consumed if an individual has actually been on long term medication therapy. When an arthritis client is malnourished, joint discomfort and tightness increases. The condition improves with dietary consumption of calcium, selenium, zinc, and vitamin E. Selenium and zinc’s antioxidant nutrients might also work …

1 – Paget’s disease

There are different kinds of arthritic conditions. There are over 100 and one of these conditions is a very debilitating disorder that is called Paget’s disease. This type of arthritis is usually going to affect patients who are in their later years of life. This will be between the ages of 50 and 70. This is a chronic skeletal condition that is similar to osteoarthritis. It is sometimes misdiagnosed. Paget’s disease can be painful and make life hard but there …

1 – What is Arthritis?

One of the leading causes – if not the leading cause – of disability in the United States is arthritis. This means that over 16 million adults are forced to limit their activities because of their arthritic condition. But what is arthritis? And what can someone suffering from this apparently debilitating condition do to improve his or her quality of life? What is Arthritis – An Overview The word arthritis comes from the Greek term nosos arthritis or literally “disease …

1 – What Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease; this means that your immune system attacks other parts of your body resulting to redness, pain, swelling or a hot feeling in the lining of a joint, the place where two or more bones come together. This redness, pain, swelling and heat around the joint is called inflammation. The inflammation may also affect other internal organs such as the eyes, lungs or heart, but the most common places are the hands or feet. The …

1 – Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes the immune system to attack the joints; this abnormal autoimmune response of the body can lead to permanent, painful changes in the joints. Joint pain can be early symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis; however, symptoms often develop slowly or gradually over a period of weeks or months or with a sudden severe attack of flu-like symptoms. Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis vary from person to person. In some people the symptoms of rheumatoid …

1 – Septic Arthritis

Septic arthritis poses the biggest threat to young children and the elderly as their immune systems can be compromised due to their age. This disease should not be taken lightly as it has a tendency to damage bone cartilage as well as creating septic shock which can be fatal. Septic arthritis also called infectious or bacterial arthritis is not as common as some other types of arthritis, it needs to be diagnosed and treated quickly because it can damage joints …

1 – Rheumatoid Arthritis

One of the most common forms of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease, characterized mainly by inflammation of the lining, called synovium, of the joints. The condition can lead to damage in the long term of the joints, thus resulting to chronic pain, loss of function, and eventually, disability. How it Progresses Normally, rheumatoid arthritis progresses in three stages: First Stage: The synovial lining found in the joint where bone ends meet experiences swelling. This leads to pain, …

1 – Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disorder for which there is no known cure. Because rheumatoid arthritis presents itself in many different forms and ways, treatment must be designed for the individual, taking into account the severity of the arthritis, other medical conditions and lifestyle. It therefore requires a comprehensive program that combines medical, social and emotional support for the patient. The main goal of rheumatoid arthritis treatment is to reduce pain, discomfort, prevent deformities and loss of joint function, and …

1 – Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

One of the forms of arthritis commonly occurring among persons aged 60 and above, rheumatoid arthritis is a result of a defective immune system which turns on the body in reaction to a particular stimulus. In this regard, it is not unlike an allergy where the immune system, after being exposed to an allergen, reacts by attacking the body. However, while allergic reactions are often characterized by runny nose and itchy eyes, the most common of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms is …

1 – Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis affects about one percent of the world’s population. It is a chronic inflammatory illness, characterized by the inflammation of the lining, or synovium, of the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis is also an autoimmune disease, which means that the immune system attacks normal tissue components as if they were invading pathogens.   Rheumatoid arthritis inflammation primarily attacks the linings of the joints, however, the membrane linings of the blood vessels, heart and lungs may also become inflamed.   The joints …

1 – Relief from Arthritis Pain

Sixty-three-year old Alyce Kelso used to work from 10-12 hours everyday as a bus driver. However, her immune system went haywire; it turned on her own joints in her body. The condition was identified by her doctor as rheumatoid arthritis, only one of the many forms of arthritis.   Many people like Kelso are affected by arthritis. In fact, the condition is one of the most common forms of disease, suffered by more than 40 million Americans, including 71, 000 …

1 – Reactive Arthritis

Reactive arthritis also known as Reiter’s Syndrome, is an inflammatory condition that develops in response to an infection in another part of the body. Though inflammation of the joints is a defining feature of reactive arthritis, this form of arthritis can also be associated with inflammation in other parts of the body including the skin, the eyes, the bladder, the genitals, and the mucus membranes. Reactive arthritis is said to occur as a “reaction” to an infection that started elsewhere …

1 – Psoriatic Arthritis

A form of inflammatory arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, otherwise known as arthropathic psoriasis, is a condition that causes swelling and pain in the joints. Around 20% of people suffering from the chronic skin condition, known as psoriasis, are affected by this disease. Most patients affected by psoriasis have the tissue type HLA-B27, the disease causing their skin to form scaly rashes, usually on the elbows, knees, and scalp. Psoriatic arthritis is characterized by pain and swelling in and around the joints, …

1 – Psoriatic Arthritis

Many people consider psoriasis a skin disease; however its primary cause is a malfunctioning immune system. And it doesn’t just affect the skin. Many of its worst effects can come from psoriatic arthritis, an inflammatory condition that is associated with psoriasis. Psoriatic arthritis have symptoms like other types of arthritis; stiffness, painful and swollen joints, and it can be serious. Arthritic and skin flare-ups tend to occur at the same time. Untreated, psoriatic arthritis can cause bone loss and deformation …

1 – Pig Arthritis Formula

Yes you heard the name right, “pig arthritis formula”, but NO the formula is not for pigs, it is a nutritional formula for people suffering from arthritis. Dr. Joel Wallach is the creator of this said to be “doing wonders” formula. Why he named his formula “PIG ARTHRITIS FORMULA” is a big question. Though the name may be funny, it refers back to his days working with zoo animals and laboratory animals. Dr. Wallach made a startling discovery in the …

1 – Pain Relief – Arthritis

Arthritis literally means joint inflammation, and can affect joints in any part of the body. Joints are places in the body where two bones meet. Arthritis is often a chronic disease, which means it can affect you over a long period of time. Many forms of arthritis cause swelling, redness, heat and pain. Evaluate and Describe Your Own Pain A person suffering from arthritis should remember that an important thing he can do to relieve his pain is to tell …

1 – Osteoarthritis

Although we usually think of arthritis as one single disease, it is actually a complex disorder comprised of several distinct conditions and characterized by a common symptom: pain and inflammation of the joints. One of the most common forms of arthritis is osteoarthritis (OA), otherwise known as degenerative arthritis. Signs of osteoarthritis start to occur during the onset of the breakdown of the cartilage of one or more joints. Eventually, as the disease progresses, the cartilage becomes completely damaged, resulting …

1 – Natural Remedies for Arthritis

Arthritis is a very painful, debilitating disease that could occur to anyone, regardless of sex, age, and other biological factors. The exact cause is not yet known. Neither is its cure, though medical science is continually searching for it. In the mean time, patients suffering from arthritis are seeking relief for their pain. In addition to the various pharmaceuticals designed to alleviate pain and modern treatment methods recommended by doctors all over the world, many patients also seek natural remedies …

1 – Natural Arthritis Treatments

Arthritis affects over 70 million Americans according to a recent report submitted by the Centers for Disease Care and Prevention (CDC). That means one out of three people in the United States suffer from the painful symptoms and stiffness associated with arthritis. The good news is that, while medical scientists are working on finding a cure for arthritis, many treatment methods are available to help patients cope with the disorder. And if traditional drug therapies, comprised of either NSAIDs (Non …