Are you still living with arthritis and finding it hard what to do? Well, you don’t need to go through the series of painful and strident treatment any longer. Your wait is over now as there are a series of formulating options available to combat the disorder to a great extent. The need of the […]
In the present age, we all need everything at the touch of our fingertips. This is applicable everywhere including the entire medical fraternity. Today, scientists across the globe are dwelling in with a plethora of lurching disorders to find new breakthroughs. However, if we focus our attention on arthritis, a lot has been done already […]
Arthritis is a disorder that can destruct your life, if not managed well. It can further leave you in a state of mental distress due to unbearable pain. Those who are living with the condition can only throw a light on their personal sufferings and dilemma. But in order to beat the disorder, a plethora […]
Why to avoid the use of Paracetamol? After analyzing hundreds of osteoarthritis patients and their response towards the most common pain relief medications, it has been established beyond doubt that the drug, “paracetamol” doesn’t meet the optimum standards of effectiveness towards such patients. Albeit, the drug has been found slightly better than Placebo (a drug […]
Sensation of pain Have you ever come across with an astoundingly intense pain? Well, pain is something you can’t define precisely, as it’s quite a personal and subjective experience. Also, there is no test available that could locate or measure the sensitivity of pain. This is the reason why physicians or health professionals become totally […]
Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as a degenerative joint disease or degenerative arthritis. The disorder affected the lives of almost 27 million people in America alone. It generally affects any joint, but primarily affects knees, neck, lower back and fingers. Symptoms of Osteoarthritis The disorder is better known as a disease of the joints. OA is slightly different than other types of arthritis where it doesn’t affect other organs of the body. It’s also called as wear and tear arthritis and mostly characterized by the cartilage wearing away from the joints. The cartilage mainly provides the smooth movement / gliding of the joints. Once it starts deteriorating, the patient is left only with swelling, pain, inflammation and even deformity. One of the most common issues that patients of osteoarthritis suffer is pain. It generally makes the life of a patient completely miserable, especially during movements. However, the pain softens at the time of a patient taking rest. The disorder is common among most women than men. Out of almost 27 million Americans suffering from the condition, almost 74% are women. Even at this time where so many researches are being done to know the exact causes of the disorder, yet, doctors are still under suspicion about its exact causes. Scientists also boggling their minds to perform more research on this field so that the exact causes of the disorder can be known. For example, X rays easily detect arthritis, but fail to correctly detect the amount of pain a patient suffers, due to the onset of the disorder. Causes of Osteoarthritis In general, the causes of osteoarthritis are not known, but still the most common causes of the disorder include a history of injury to a joint, aging and obesity. It’s commonly seen among people who are obese and getting the disorder without doing much effort. The reason for this is the excess weight that mounts on the cartilage to make it deteriorate further.
Arthritis- A mess of a society! Arthritis is a condition affecting both mobility and overall well being ofa patient. However, you may still manage the disorder using a number of proven and effective methods. For example, you may do so by engaging yourself in some outdoor activities in some valued activities known to help you lead a better and a quality life. It has been found that arthritis patients who consistently perform yogaat least for eight weeks tend to witness significant improvements up to 20 percent in their physical health along with vast improvements in energy, pain, mood. It also affects their day-to-day activities and tasks as well. Yoga happens to be one of the best stress management buster as it combines a number of techniques including stress management and relaxation. On a particular day, if you are experiencing a kind of painful arthritis flare, you may help yourself by doing a few yoga exercises. However, there is a piece of advice which is not to overtax the joint that seems flaring. There are some other yoga poses as well that may really help you to provide lots more comfort and benefits. Yoga has always been proved its emphasis on some kind of introspective thoughts, enough to pinpoint the pain or anxiety. Therefore, its learning has always found quite useful for those suffering from the condition. Can yoga prevent Inflammation? Arthritis is a condition known to cause inflammation in and around your joints. The symptoms of the disorder appear in the form of swellings, pain, redness and eventually destroys the joint components as well. Most facts reveal that those who don’t believe in doing enough physicalactivity, they are more prone to get a higher probability of getting obesity and arthritis. Yoga was once considered an obscure but now gaining a huge popularity worldwide. It has been found that arthritis patients who practiced yoga developed less severe symptoms as compared to the ones who neglected it.