Arthritis can be disabling and painful, especially when it is in your hands and fingers. It can prevent you from carrying out normal day-to-day activities such as work duties and preparing meals. Simple things like picking up a key, or holding a jar may be difficult, leading you to search for pain relieving tips for you arthritic hands. Therefore, we have put together some tips on how to relieve arthritis pain in hands.
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Arthritis is a generalized term common to describe joint disease. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a type of arthritis in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the joints, resulting in chronic inflammation. Many often ask, “What is the difference between Arthritis vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis?” We will help answer this question.
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Arthritis is an umbrella term to describe inflammation of the joints. However, there are different types of arthritis, including Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Osteoarthritis (OA). While RA and OA both affect your joints, they are extremely different forms of the same broader condition. RA is an autoimmune condition, while OA is primarily a degenerative joint condition. We will discuss Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Osteoarthritis.
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Adding your foods to your balanced diet may help ease the symptoms of your Arthritis. Therefore, we will answer the question, “What to eat to help your joints?”
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There are many famous artists in history who had Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), most notably Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Alexej von Jawlensky. Both represent a great example of successfully coping with RA in former times when treatment was extremely limited. In addition, these artists took advantage of creative disease management. We will discuss these two artists who had Rheumatoid Arthritis.
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Arthritis is actually not a disease; it is a description of about 100 diseases that affect the joints and cause pain, stiffness and deformity. It is the most common cause of disability in the U.S. and has been diagnosed in over 50 million adults and 300,000 children. Although arthritis can affect anybody, it is most common in older women. There numerous benefits of early arthritis treatments, including that it can help you control symptoms before they become rare.
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