Rheumatoid Arthritis Swelling inflammation and Pains in Joints, Causes, Signs and symptoms,
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Arthritis is also known as osteoarthroses and Rheumatoid, is inflammation of the joints. It is a disease that affects the human joints. Its cause is degeneration of the joint's cartilage which causes bones to rub against each other, causing swelling, stiffness, pain and loss of movement in the joint, resulting in shoulder pain, joints pain, knee pain etc. Heavy weight persons are more likely to suffer from these pains; more weight causes pressure and stress on the joints. In simple terms joints affected by inflammation is called arthritis.
Common Symptoms. One or more joints become stiff and become difficult to move, more so in the morning. Swelling at joints occurs and the skin over the joints feels warm and may look reddish.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Seronegative Sponylarthropathy
- Ankolysing Spondylytis
- Rheumatic Fever
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Of the above listed, most common are:-
PROTECTION OF JOINTS
- Rheumatoid Arthritis of the 2 most common, this is one of them. It can occur after the age of 30 years. It affects fingers, wrist joints, feet joints. Also can be affected are ankles, knees, elbows, shoulders, neck.
- Osteoarthritis is the other most often ocurring. It affects mostly in old age.
- Maintain your weight. Too much weight stresses the joints. Even a moderate amount of weight loss helps prevent risk of developing these.
- Move your body. Muscles are strengthened by exercise.
- Stand straight up
- Rest after heavy activity before resuming the heavy activity
- Give your body movements, as much as you can, so that joints are in motion. Even when sitting, movements and changing position regularly decreases stiffness of the joints and muscles, and relieves arthritis pains. The movements make muscles surrounding the joints stronger and help as anti-arthritis .
- Glucosamine is a natural sugar produced by the body and is also exists in certain foods.
A rubber-like substance covers the ends of bones and prevents them from rubbing against each other when moving the joints; Glucosamine stimulates the production of glycosaminoglycans and proteoglycans, two essential building blocks of cartilage by providing a padding between adjoing bones at a joint.