Superfoods for Fighting Arthritis
While arthritis patients often need medications to ease symptoms and fight their disease, diet also can play a huge role in arthritis treatment. Here’s a list of foods that may help relieve or prevent arthritis.
Comparing Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
According to the Arthritis Foundation, 50 million Americans are affected by arthritis. Despite its prevalence, arthritis is often misunderstood. The two most common forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Here’s a list of the differences between OA and RA.
Glucosamine Failed to Ease Joint Pain or Damage
Millions of Americans take glucosamine supplements to help improve cartilage damage in their joints, but a new study suggests the supplements may not be helping.
Benefits of Regular Physical Activity
There are many health benefits to being a physically active person. Here’s a list from what you might gain from developing an exercise routine.
Arthritis Management Can Include Yoga
Yoga is an ancient Indian spiritual practice that millions enjoy today for its many physical and mental benefits. Yoga may bring some relief to people who have arthritis or similar diseases.
Rewards of Exercise Don't Stop with Age
Even in old age, physical activity can keep the body moving like it’s young. Being free to move and having less pain are always good.
Arthritis Limiting Activity for Millions of Americans
You want to hop on the bike, hit the tennis court or work on the car, but stiffness in the joints causes you to hold off. This may be a problem shared by millions of Americans, new research shows.
Lack of Social Ties Linked to Pain after Hip Replacement
If you're a social butterfly, it may do you some good if you're about to undergo hip replacement surgery.
Arthritis and Depression: It's Not All In Your Head
Arthritis, which can lead to painful bones and joint damage, is a physical condition. However, according to recent research, it may also affect patients' mental health.
The Ache on the Joints of Bigger Women
Excessive pounds can put added pressure on the joints of obese individuals. Man or woman, that added pressure may contribute to arthritis. But new research suggests that obesity may have a bigger impact on arthritis in women than in men.