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Information About Arthritis

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  Arthritis
 

Arthritis and joint pain are among the most debilitating human conditions.  Chances are you or someone you know has arthritis. Arthritis causes pain, stiffness and sometimes swelling in or around joints. This can make it hard to perform the movements you rely on every day to work or to take care of your family. There are many options available and steps you can take to avoid arthritis or to reduce arthritis pain and keep the freedom to move about, which so many take for granted.

There are more than 100 different types of arthritis and the cause of most arthritis types is unknown. Scientists are currently studying and considering three major factors that contribute in one way or another to certain types of arthritis. These include the genetic factors you inherit from parents, the way that you choose to live your life, and things that happen to you during your life. The importance and relevance of these factors varies for every type of arthritis. Consider the following types of arthritis:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)
  • Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis)
  • Behcet’s Disease
  • Bursitis And Other Soft Tissue Diseases
  • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Crystal Deposition Desease (CPPD) (Psuedo Gout)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Connective Tissue-Related Diagnosis
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Giant Cell Arthritis
  • Polymyalgia Rhuematica Gout
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Juvenile Arthritis
  • Juvenile Dermatomyositis
  • Juvenile Non-Inflammatory Disorder
  • Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Juvenile Scleroderma
  • Juvenile Spondyloarthropathy Syndromes
  • Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Juvenile Vasculitis
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Myositis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget’s Disease
  • Polyarteritis Nodossa and Wegener’s Granulomatosis
  • Polymyalgia Rhuematica and Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Polymyositis
  • Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum
  • Raynaud’s Phenomenon
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Disease
  • Still’s Disease
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Tendinitis
  • Wegener’s Granulomatosis

One of the most common alternative remedies for arthritis pain relief is the substance called methyl sulfonyl methane. Consider some of the following treatments:

    • Pay attention to symptoms, see your doctor and get an accurate diagnosis
    • Start early
    • Protect your joints
    • Get moving
    • Listen to your favorite music (helps you forget the pain)
    • Eat or Drink Oranges (Vitamin C)
    • Keep learing new things about your condition (Arthritis)
 
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