Why More Women Have Osteoarthritis

Find out how biology, genes, hormones, and obesity may put women at higher risk of the most common form of arthritis. By Marie Suszynski Medically Reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH By nature, women face a triple threat of risk factors when it comes to arthritis: biology, genetic predisposition, and hormones. Unfortunately, a lot of women have added […]

10 Types of Arthritis You Could Have—and How to Tell the Difference

Arthritis isn’t just arthritis. It’s a surprisingly large collection of different conditions—though they all have one thing in common: achy joints. Arthritis is complicated Midas Anim/ShutterstockPeople tend to think of arthritis as a single condition when it’s actually more than 200 different musculoskeletal conditions—all of which cause pain and inflammation in the joints. The types […]

10 Surprising Facts About Arthritis

Think you know everything about arthritis? You or a loved one has been living with arthritis for years and you are almost certain you know everything about this potentially debilitating condition. But here we look look at 10 surprising facts about the different types of arthritis that you may not know! Snakes and bees and ants? After […]

Must Be Aware Things That Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Worse

We often discuss treatment options for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and we keep an eye on what’s in the pipeline. We are focused on what can help manage RA symptoms and disease progression, as you would expect. But it is equally important to be cognizant of what can make rheumatoid arthritis worse. You need to know what you […]

Rheumatoid Arthiritis in Children

Rheumatoid arthritis is also known as RA, it is long-standing disease that destroys and damages the joints of the body. Joints inflammation causes stiffness, swelling, pain and other symptoms. The inflammation in the joints affects systems and other organs of the body. If inflammation is not reduced, it may destroy the other tissues and affect […]

Could reflexology help arthritis sufferers?

It will surprise you to discover how far reaching the benefits can be. Not only is it a truly holistic treatment but it is also an extremely pleasant experience. People get hooked on the good experience of the treatment and the health benefits gained. It doesn’t cure arthritis (you would have to make some serious […]

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