Psoriatic arthritis is an autoimmune disease that comes in multiple forms. Sometimes, it even switches from type to another in the same patient.
A condition that usually only affects people with psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis is characterised by achy, swollen or stiff joints throughout the body. If you're wondering whether you're at risk for these uncomfortable aches and pains, you've come to t... ››› more
If you have arthritic joints, you may be tempted to buy into the long list of anti-inflammatory, painkilling prescription drugs that your doctor has recommended. But we'll tell you right now that enduring the expense - not to mention side effects - of big pharma is unnecessary considering there are natural ways to deal with arthritic joints that are safer and more effective...
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Joint pain coupled with other symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis may be a big barrier to getting regular exercise. “This decreased activity level in people with rheumatoid arthritis actually results in reduced muscle strength and ultimately can lead to increased arthritis pain and disability,” says Hareth Madhoun, a rheumatologist at Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center.
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After many years of wear and tear on your body, you may become increasingly worried about developing arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a certain type of the joint inflammation disease that's characterised by inflammation of your peripheral joints of your shoulders, hands, wrists, elbows, hips, knees, feet and usually on both sides of your body.
According to a brand new British study published ... ››› more
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that affects many of your joints, including those in your hands and feet. While there's no treatment for it, doctors suggest physiotherapy and certain medications to help slow down the pain.
If you're at risk of rheumatoid arthritis, you'll be interested to know that a Swedish study published in 2013 found that eating salmon at least once ... ››› more
Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory type of arthritis that's associated with skin psoriasis. And, if you don't control the inflammation, it can cause swelling and joint pain that can lead to damage of your joints!
While conventional drugs are proven to delay damage from psoriatic arthritis, there's little research on natural treatments for the condition.
However, according to Guy Fiocco, ... ››› more
As you get older and your arthritis pain worsens, it becomes more difficult to carry out everyday tasks. Things such as walking, kneeling, climbing stairs, eating, and cleaning and housework can - quite literally - be a pain! Can you relate?
Thankfully, there's a solution to this - and it doesn't involve any arthritis pain medication! According to a spanking new study in the journal Arthritis C... ››› more
Smoking isn't just a major cause of cancer - according to new research conducted by Stanford University researchers, it may contribute to the autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis, too.
The research, which was published in journal Arthritis Research & Therapy, investigated the complex interactions between smoking and rheumatoid arthritis in men and women and found differences in the susceptib... ››› more
If you're diagnosed with the autoimmune disorder known as rheumatoid arthritis, you know that magnet therapy is a popular, inexpensive method of easing pain that people have been using since the 1970s. But dos it really work?
According to a study published in the journal PLOS ONE, the answer is no. Researchers behind the study found that magnetic wrist straps have little affect on the pain and ... ››› more
If you think that oestrogen only plays a role in your sexual health, you've got it all wrong. According to a new study published in Arthritis Care & Research, oestrogen may in fact be a highly beneficial factor in relieving the autoimmune disease known as rheumatoid arthritis.
In the small German study, researchers found that women who used the birth control pill reporte... ››› more
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