Arthritis

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Osteoarthritis Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Osteoarthritis affects the entire joint, i.e. muscles, cartilage, bone and ligaments. Osteoarthritis can affect any joint in your body, but the most common ones are the big toe, fingers, hips and knees. It makes the cartilage that cushions your joints wear down, causing pain, stiffness and other problems. Causes. Around 27 million people in the […]

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Natural Remedies for Arthritis

Arthritis is a degenerative, painful condition that causes inflamed joints, pain and stiffness. Often times it gets worse as you get older, so more wear and tear happens to your body. The good news is that there are lots of ways to treat it. Here are several natural remedies that can help: Lose weight. If […]

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Frequently Asked Questions about Arthritis

Arthritis is joint inflammation, but over the years it has also gained other meanings. Today it is a broad umbrella name for over 100 rheumatic conditions and diseases that can affect tissues around joints, the joints themselves and other connecting tissues. There are lots of frequent questions about arthritis; here are the answers to the […]

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The Most Common Types of Arthritis

There are over 100 different types of arthritis that currently affect more than 46 million people in the U.S. and this figure is predicted to rise to 67 million people by 2030. Every type of arthritis is slightly different and requires modified forms of treatment. This means that an accurate diagnosis is vital if the […]

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