Tag Archives: Rheumatoid arthritis
Posted on 02. Apr, 2012 by Jennifer.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA or chronic inflammatory polyarthritis) is one of the main types of arthritis that mostly affects the joints of the limbs i.e. hands and feet, although any joint in the body may be affected e.g. joints of knees, wrists, hips and shoulders. One of the most predominant symptoms of RA is pain which [...]
Posted on 26. Mar, 2012 by Jennifer.
What is rheumatic fever? Rheumatic fever is a rare inflammatory illness that sometimes occurs in people after they have a group A streptococcal infection. Who gets rheumatic fever? Rheumatic fever can occur in anyone who has a group A streptococcal infection. Most cases occur in people who have untreated acute group A streptococcal pharyngitis [...]
Posted on 27. Feb, 2012 by Jennifer.
While putting their full focus on medical drugs prescribed by their doctor for their arthritis symptoms, what most people ignore are the following physical measures and natural helpful tips that could greatly help you get rid of the bothersome symptoms faster than ever: Physical work outs (exercise) If you do it properly and regularly, exercise [...]
Posted on 24. Nov, 2011 by Peter.
Arthritis is a broad term used for a number of disorders, diseases and issues related mainly with joints of the human body. However, two most common forms of arthritis include osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Most people don’t even know that these two diseases are very much different from each other in a variety of ways [...]
Posted on 04. Oct, 2011 by Annie.
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a type of inflammatory arthritis and an “autoimmune disease”. An autoimmune disease is one where the body’s immune system becomes confused and begins to “attack” the body
Posted on 18. Aug, 2011 by Peter.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a health condition that causes pain, swelling, stiffness, and loss of function in the joints. Conventional medical treatments are available for various types of arthritis; however, due to their risks of side effects, drug interactions, and high costs, more and more people are now trying complementary and alternative medicine