Osteoarthritis

 

  • Gout: A complex form of arthritis

    Gout: A complex form of arthritis

    Gout: Gout is a complex form of arthritis, in which defective metabolism of uric acid causes arthritis, in the smaller bones of the feet, deposition of chalk-stones, and episodes of acute pain. Gout is characterized by sudden intense pain, redness & tenderness in joints especially at joint at the base of the big toe. Women are more susceptible to be affected with gout after menopause. The uric acid produced in body in a normal process is dissolved in blood and passed out as urine. When excessive uric acid is produced in......

  •  Osteoporosis: Tips and precautions

    Osteoporosis: Tips and precautions

    Osteoporosis is a disease of a bone which makes bone weak and brittle. This condition arises when your body make less bone or you tend to lose more bone mass. Anyone can develop osteoporosis but it is more predominant in older people, especially in women. Along with medication, one need to take some important precautions in daily life to prevent further damage or fracture to bone and stay happy. Here are the tips for the patients suffering from osteoporosis should follow: Exercise regularly People with bone problems have a misconception.....

  • Pomegranate (Punica granatum L) for Osteoarthritis: And It’s Modern Research Update

    Pomegranate (Punica granatum L) for Osteoarthritis: And It’s Modern Research Update

    Osteoarthritis is the major cause of pain in joints. Todays busy life is not only one of the important factor which causes the pain in joint but lack of proper food and excersise also effect the joints and cause the osteoarthrities. Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis which mainly occurs due to aging or any injury to bone. In osteoarthritis there is major destruction of cartilage tissue which further result in disrupting the smooth gliding motion of the joint surface leading to pain and inflammation.......

  •  Herbal Therapy: Devils Claw for osteoarthritis, Its Dosage and Precautions

    Herbal Therapy: Devils Claw for osteoarthritis, Its Dosage and Precautions

    Osteoarthritis of the knee and of hip joints both are common conditions of joint inflammation and pain. It is observed that knee osteoarthritis affects around 6% of adults over 30 years of age and osteoarthritis of hip is found to affects between 3% and 6% of the Caucasian population. Whereas both type of osteoarthritic conditions are associated with joint disability. Many of the conventional treatment involving use of analgesic and use of non-steroidal anti- inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) have shown effect in decreasing the pain and......

  • Promising Arthritis Natural Treatment: Avocado/ Soybean Unsaponifiables (ASUs)

    Promising Arthritis Natural Treatment: Avocado/ Soybean Unsaponifiables (ASUs)

    Studies were carried out using these special extracts of avocado and soybeans (300mg of ASUs) where it was found significant decrease in pain and joint improvement in those suffering from osteoarthritis of knee and hip. This is basically because ASU fractions are considered to be anti-inflammatory compounds having both antioxidant and analgesic activities.They also have ability to decrease pro-inflammatory mediators such as interleukins, prostaglandins,reduce the production of degradative enzymes and increase aggrecan synthesis.Aggrecan is a.....

  • Treatment and Management of Osteoarthritis by simple methods

    Treatment and Management of Osteoarthritis by simple methods

    Everyone is familiar with this form of arthritis known as Osteoarthritis and its causes. But most of us lack information on its simple treatment method which we can easily follow at home. As we know osteoarthritis mainly affect people in their old age, this information on “Management and Treatment of osteoarthritis” will be more helpful to them.Treatment and Management of OsteoarthritisTreatment of osteoarthritis completely depends on their cause and symptoms. Some of the techniques involved in treating osteoarthritis are as......

  • Different types of Arthritis and their causes

    Different types of Arthritis and their causes

    Do you know there are more than one type of arthritis problems affecting different age groups? And they have different causes associated with them.Arthritis is a form of joint disorder that causes inflammation in one or more parts of joints. 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 the most common disease in this country.There are more than one......

  • Osteoarthritis Pain is inevitable but suffering is discretionary

    Osteoarthritis Pain is inevitable but suffering is discretionary

    Osteoarthritis one of the growing joint problems that that mostly people above forty Years. You can remember a time when stairs weren't your enemy and you don't have to give a second thought to do anything. Symptoms:"time to consult doctor" Mostly with growing age arthritis intervened leaving your joints swollen,painful and stubbornly unwilling to do even the simplest everyday tasks.Osteoarthritis can occur in any joint but occurs mostly in hands, knees, hips and spine.Swollen creaky joints are hallmark of osteoarthritis.It...

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