Tag Archives: Arthritis
Our joints usually receive little attention and don’t really enjoy much limelight, but their function in the body is crucial. Think of anything you do during the day—stretching in the morning, going for a walk, cleaning the house, cooking meals,… Read More
It is Arthritis Awareness Month, and we at Bel Marra know how it can be living with arthritis pain. Having joint pain can affect people of any age, but when it’s something that has to be dealt with on a… Read More
The term polyarthritis is used to describe a condition in which more than five joints are affected at the same time. They may be caused by various other arthritic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and a variety… Read More
Spring cleaning often means clearing out the old and bringing in the new. We clean out the entire house to make it feel renewed for the year ahead. Perhaps this philosophy can be applied to the human body as well,… Read More
You may be wondering, what is pseudogout? Well, you probably have heard of gout, the painful condition that commonly affects the large toe. But pseudogout? While it does sound similar, there are some notable differences.
Before we outline the differences… Read More
Living with persistent pain, such as arthritis pain, is always a challenge. You can manage occasional episodes of pain with quick go-to remedies like over-the-counter painkillers, but if the pain is chronic—meaning, it’s here to stay—you’ll need a long-term solution… Read More
Arthritis is a common term used to describe disorders that affect the joints, but we don’t often hear about arthritis mutilans (AM). It is a severe but rare form of arthritis that attacks bone and cartilage in the joints.
People… Read More
Infectious arthritis is an infection in a joint, and it may also be referred to as septic arthritis. It typically occurs due to an infection caused by bacteria or a virus that spreads to a joint or the fluid surrounding… Read More
Joint pain often occurs at the same time as menopause and it affects many women. While there is no clear reason for these achy and swollen joints, some doctors believe it may be due to falling estrogen levels. Estrogen is… Read More
One in four American adults experience disability due to arthritis, according to a recent report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Approximately 54 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with some form of… Read More
In case you missed it, here is Bel Marra Health’s weekly health news roundup, featuring information on arthritis treatment, diabetic kidney disease, and numbness and tingling in the legs.
Researchers from Washington University in St.… Read More
Healthy Lifestyle Awareness Day is Wednesday, February 22, 2017, and in recognition, we’ve gathered some of Bel Marra Health’s most recent articles with tips on aging, joint health, bladder health, and heart health.
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