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Managing arthritis during the holidays: Holiday and travel tips for arthritis sufferers

Managing arthritis during the holidays is important because arthritis pain and complications can really put a damper on your festive plans. When you’re bogged down by pain and stiffness you can’t enjoy the holidays to the fullest. To save you from suffering, here are some helpful tips to get you through the holidays – despite ...click here to read more

Rheumatoid arthritis and depression linked: Depression may worsen the arthritis pain

Depression has been found to worsen pain experienced in rheumatoid arthritis. Rates of depression among rheumatoid arthritis patients is estimated between 13 to 42 percent which reveals how closely associated the two conditions really are. As to why depression is so prevalent in arthritis is that dealing with a chronic condition is stressful which can ...click here to read more

Your Risk of Kidney Disease Is Higher Because of This

A study has uncovered that patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have a significantly higher risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD). The findings come from a meta-analysis which was presented at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting this past October in Chicago. The researchers looked at the MEDLINE and EMBASE databases to evaluate the risk of CKD ...click here to read more

Physical Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Lowers Memory Problems

Rheumatoid arthritis is a common condition among people over the age of 65. It is an autoimmune disorder that occurs when the body’s immune system attacks the healthy tissues in the joints or bones. Typical symptoms include swollen and painful joints that may also feel warm. More concerning, though, is the relation between rheumatoid arthritis ...click here to read more

Hip Bursitis Exercises and Yoga Poses for Pain Relief

Hip bursitis exercises and hip bursitis yoga can be effective treatments for people who experience pain and discomfort associated with bursitis. Combined with the right amount of rest, hip bursitis exercises can help reduce inflammation and improve sleep, work, and play. It is not uncommon for people who suffer from hip bursitis to struggle with ...click here to read more

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Type 2 Diabetes Raises Risk for Arthritis, Osteoporosis in Seniors

A new study has found that having diabetes can increase your risk of developing arthritis and osteoporosis, especially if you’re over the age of 65. The association was strongest for rheumatoid arthritis, although osteoarthritis is the most common arthritis comorbidity in patients with diabetes. In the past, a connection has been found between diabetes and ...click here to read more

Surprising Cause of Arthritis in Later Life Revealed

The latest research findings have uncovered a link between early childhood exposure to secondhand smoke and arthritis in later life. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease and although the cause isn’t fully understood, it is believed that it’s a result of environmental factors interacting with genetics. The hypothesis states that environmental factors may induce changes ...click here to read more

Low Back Pain in Elderly Can Be Reduced with Home-Based Video Game Exercise

The most common complaint people have as they start getting older is pain in places they haven’t experienced it before. This often occurs in the joints, knees, and in the back. If left untreated, the condition will worsen and become more debilitating with age. Many times, treatment plans for this type of low-intensity chronic pain ...click here to read more

Natural Remedies for Osteoarthritis Pain Relief

There are natural ways to manage arthritis pain and good reasons to avoid the drugs. Osteoarthritis is a type of degenerative arthritis meaning that through wear and tear, the cartilage in between the joints diminishes, causing greater friction between joints. Osteoarthritis is irreversible, so proper management of symptoms can help you live a normal life. ...click here to read more

Best Exercises to Perform with Joint Pain

If you live with arthritis and joint pain, exercise is probably the last thing you think about doing. But exercise is still important to keep your joints mobile and pain-free. The key is to pick the right exercises so that you don’t cause more harm than good. Here are some of the best exercise options ...click here to read more

Obesity Increases Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk in Women

Obesity is a serious health condition that can result in any number of diseases and medical issues if left untreated. A recent study has added one more health concern to this list: rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The study found that obesity, higher overall body fat, and waist circumference were indicators of an increased risk of rheumatoid ...click here to read more