Questions and Answers About Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Questions and Answers About Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Arthritis means joint inflammation, and refers to a group of diseases that cause pain, swelling, stiffness and loss of motion in the joints. "Arthritis" is often used as a more general term to refer to the more than 100 rheumatic diseases that may affect the joints but can also cause pain, swelling, and stiffness....

Questions and Answers About Arthritis Pain

Questions and Answers About Arthritis Pain

The word arthritis literally means joint inflammation, but is often used to refer to a group of more than 100 rheumatic diseases that can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints. These diseases may affect not only the joints but also other parts of the body, including important supporting structures such as muscles, bones, tendons, and ligaments, as well as some internal organs....

Questions and Answers about Arthritis and Exercise

Questions and Answers about Arthritis and Exercise

Arthritis is a general term that refers to many rheumatic diseases that can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling in joints and other connective tissues. These diseases can affect supporting structures such as muscles, tendons, and ligaments and may also affect other parts of the body....

Arthritis Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

Arthritis Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

Arthritis treatments aim to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and slow or stop joint damage to maintain or restore the patient's functional ability and quality of life. Arthritis therapies generally used today address the medical needs of many patients....

Arthritis Advice : If You Are 65 or Older

Arthritis Advice : If You Are 65 or Older

Half of all people age 65 and older have arthritis. There are over 100 different forms of arthritis and many different symptoms and treatments. We do not know what causes most forms of arthritis. Some forms are better understood than others....

Rheumatic Diseases and Arthritis

Rheumatic Diseases and Arthritis

There are more than 100 rheumatic diseases. These diseases may cause pain, stiffness, and swelling in joints and other supporting structures of the body such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bones. Some rheumatic diseases can also affect other parts of the body, including various internal organs....

Features Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Features Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease that causes pain, swelling, stiffness, and loss of function in the joints. It has several special features that make it different from other kinds of arthritis....

Arthritis - Hypnosis Connection

Arthritis - Hypnosis Connection

We all have a natural ability to adjust and reshape our world. Hypnosis is among these ways we can bring relief to patients suffering from arthritis. The process of hypnosis is easy to learn, you can do it on your own and it empowers you to improved health and well being....

Inflammatory Arthritis : Alternative Treatments

Inflammatory Arthritis : Alternative Treatments

There are two main types of arthritis: inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis. Inflammatory arthritis can be treated naturally without drugs. Inflammatory arthritis' symptoms (such as Rheumatoid Arthritis) are exactly what they sound like: inflammation, redness and swelling in the joints....

Why It's Okay To Grieve Your Chronic Illness Diagnosis

Why It's Okay To Grieve Your Chronic Illness Diagnosis

One aspect of coping with chronic illness that gets very little attention is grief. The loss of health and function are often unavoidable. But with proper coping mechanisms and support, it is possible to use that diagnosis to start living the life you want on your own terms....