• 6 Proven Benefits of Yoga In Arthritis and Best Yoga Poses [UPDATED]

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    Arthritis is an inflammatory disorder that affects joints. It is characterized by stiffness and pain in joints. It can be accompanied by redness, swelling, and restricted motion. It can start at once or slowly. It can also make the patient disable to do its day to day activities. Acetaminophen and non-steroidal anti- inflammatory drugs –ibuprofen are the pharmacological treatment that can bring relieve pain. Physiotherapy and physical therapy (exercise) also help in maintaining and restoring joint […]

  • Pomegranate for Osteoarthritis

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    Osteoarthritis also known as “degenerative arthritis” is the most common form of arthritis affecting over 20 million patients in Unites States. It mainly affect people in their old age mostly at the age of 65, leading the main cause of joint disability in this age group. It causes pain, swelling and reduce movement in joints. Health care researchers and health professionals recommends that the management and treatment process for osteoarthritis include patients self-management, occupational therapy, weight […]

  • 10 Awesome Benefits of Red Wine for Arthritis [UPDATED]

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    Arthritis is a disease which causes inflammation (swelling) of joints. It is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases that cause disability in elderly. Pain, swelling, and stiffness of joints are the common symptoms of arthritis. There are around 100 different types of arthritis with their respective causes and treatment. The treatment of arthritis focuses on reducing pain and inflammation. One interesting natural remedy for arthritis is red wine. Red wine has this interesting but powerful […]

  • Avocado for Osteoarthritis

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    Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis which mainly occurs because of aging or any injury to bone where there is destruction in the cartilage tissue. It is therefore describes as ‘wear and tear’ arthritis.   Main symptoms of this disease include pain, joint inflammation, stiffness and swelling. It mainly affect people in their older age. Reports have shown that arthritis affects 52.5 million U.S adults which means more than 1 in 5, thus becoming […]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Diet

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    Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune form of arthritis which affects about 0.6% of adult population in the United States. It is characterized by stiffness, pain and inflammation in the joints, numbness, burning and itching in the extremities of the body (hands and feet) and dry mouth. Rheumatoid arthritis is chiefly a genetic disorder caused due to the presence of certain genes. Sometimes, environmental and other factors like diet, smoking, infection or Vitamin D deficiency can also […]

Ankle Arthritis : Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Ankle Arthritis Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

As soon as we reach a certain age, the functioning of our body slows down. This is a precursor to many health conditions. One such disease very common among people belonging to the older age groups is arthritis. What is arthritis? Arthritis is a chronic disease of the joints located in the body. It is characterized by the inflammation or swelling of these joints. This disease has no permanent cure, but it can be treated in […]

Difference between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

Difference between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis1

Rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis are two very commonly occurring diseases among people nowadays. Since they have similar symptoms, rheumatoid arthritis can be easily confused with ankylosing spondylitis. Both of them involve inflammation of the joints. They may seem similar, but they are very different from each other. 1. Rheumatoid Arthritis What is rheumatoid arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis is characterized by the inflammation of various joints of the body. It is a systemic disease. This means that […]

How to Survive Arthritis Pain in Cold Weather

How to Survive Arthritis Pain in Cold Weather

Weather changes generally cause a number of changes in our health to an extent that we have actually labelled certain disorders as ‘seasonal illnesses’. A healthy lifestyle generally helps to ward of these disorders and reduce their intensity. Winter is characterized by a drop in the temperature. It can lead to rain, hail and snowfall. Although the cold weather provides a relief to people who live in the warmer areas, it can be a menace for […]