Browse Category: Arthritis, Bone and Joint
As you age, one of the things you might be concerned about is the ever-increasing pain and discomfort in your joints. Perhaps you find your knees and ankles are achy and sore after a long walk or run, or it’s not quite as easy to get up from a seated position as it used to be. According to a recent report, it now looks like those kinds of joint problems – especially of the knee – happen more frequently than previously thought. Let’s take a look at this recent research.
If you have been diagnosed with osteoporosis, this means that your bones are porous. When you have porous bones, it leads to weak and brittle bones that break easily and cause lots of pain. You will notice that everyday movements, such as bending over and stretching become harder to do and more painful. Doing simple things like vacuuming, bending over or even coughing can cause you to fracture a bone. Lack of calcium is a leading cause for osteoporosis, which can lower the level of density your bones have.
I am always taken aback at the number and persistence of gout myths. Just read a few Internet web pages on gout and gout treatments and it won’t take you long to find contradicting information – even from supposedly reputable sites. These myths are one of the key reasons why the quality of gout care for gout has fallen so much over the past few decades. Bad information keeps getting passed on – over and over. This article will help you understand some of these myths and learn the truth.
Joint discomfort is common in many people and many are still relying on Glucosamine to ease their pain of joint discomfort – you may be one of them! When Glucosamine was first brought onto the market in 1980, it was considered to be groundbreaking for those who were suffering from joint discomfort. But in the past 30 years, even better products have been discovered to relieve joint pain. Let’s take a look at just a few of the best natural elements for joint relief . . .
Everyone that has Joint pain knows how hard it can be to execute daily living because of the restrictions their painful Joint parts make. So many individuals experience from painful Joint parts and it's amazing to learn how many do not know exactly what causes it or how to avoid it to them later on. My objective is to get individuals to aware of glucosamine and the good adverse reactions it can have on painful Joint parts.
Growing older often means learning to deal with nagging aches and pains on a daily basis. Some are obviously worse than others, but hip pain is one of the most common ailments elderly people complain of. Trying to find the cause can be incredibly frustrating because there are so many things that can lead to pain in the hip joint.
Do you suffer from the pain and stiffness of arthritis? If so, then you know that arthritis can keep you from performing even the simplest task . . . or at least a task that used to be simple. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re just one of millions of arthritis sufferers in the United States! What’s even more disturbing? Arthritis is most definitely on the rise in the United States and there are no signs of it slowing down. So what can be expected in the years to come? And can you prevent arthritis from affecting you? Let’s identify ways to reduce your risk . . .
Have you noticed pain, swelling, and/or stiffness in your joints? Those symptoms could be signs of arthritis, an inflammation of the joints. So, how do you know if you’re at risk for developing arthritis? What are the different types of arthritis? And what can you do to ease arthritis pain – or even possibly prevent it? Keep reading for answers to all of those questions and more.
Do you suffer from painful arthritis, despite prescription or over-the-counter pain medicines?
Do you experience pain in your knees that worsens during exercise or long walks? Are you finding it more and more difficult to write with a pen or type on a computer without cramping in your fingers? Is your tennis or golf game off because of nagging discomfort in your wrists?
When you hear the word “spur” – what comes to mind? Perhaps you picture an old Western movie, with cowboys and horses and elaborate scenes of “shoot ‘em up.” Well, at least that’s what I conjure up, only the few “Westerns” I’m really familiar with include Mel Brooks’ classic “Blazing Saddles” and the comedy “Three Amigos” – both which are not really Westerns at all!
Slowly but steadily, the United States continues to draw more influence from traditional Eastern medicine. Now, new research has found that acupuncture can relieve the pain of knee osteoarthritis and even offer an effective, yet low-cost, alternative to surgery. Yes, you read that right: you may be able to avoid painful and debilitating surgery by choosing acupuncture instead!
Did you know that kids, not just aging elders, can develop arthritis? Actually, it's sadly more common than you think. Around 294,000 children under the age of 18 are affected by juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
, or JRA. In fact, it is one of the most common childhood diseases in the United States.
As we observe Juvenile Arthritis Month, we’d like to share some more things you didn't know about kids and arthritis.
It’s something that many people suffer with (sometimes silently) for years. It can present a type of pain that simply won’t go away, no matter how many “treatments” you try. And now, as if the pain and discomfort weren’t enough, you can add depression and anxiety to the list of this condition’s “side effects.”
The pain and suffering of arthritis is well known by a large portion of the population since about 50 million people in the U.S. currently suffer from some form of this debilitating condition, without effective or long-term relief.
Anyone who has to put up with the pain and discomfort of arthritis will be anxious to improve their symptoms and one of the best ways is through exercise. Arthritis often goes hand in hand with being overweight but exercise along with a wholesome diet can make you healthier and even lighter. Remember that every pound that you carry (around the abdomen) puts an extra 10 pounds of pressure on those vulnerable joints. Exercise also makes you feel good.
Do you suffer from chronic joint, tendon or ligament pain, such as back or knee pain, tennis elbow or even whiplash related neck pain? If so, you might be interested in learning about an effective non-surgical treatment known as Prolotherapy.
Of all the signs of aging women experience, facial wrinkles
may be the most distressing. Those crow’s feet, brow furrows, and laugh lines are a constant reminder that we’re not as young as we used to be. Now a new study has found that wrinkles can not only reveal your age, but may also provide hints about the condition of your bones – specifically, your bone density
An astounding one out of three Americans suffers from joint pain, stiffness and swelling according to the Centers for Disease Control. If you’re one of them and you’ve been taking potentially dangerous pharmaceuticals for symptom relief you’ll be pleased to know there is a far safer alternative . . . one you quite possibly have never heard of before.
Living with arthritis is excruciating. Along with the loss of independence comes the awful pain associated with basic tasks most of us take for granted. Household chores, driving, and even standing up to walk across the room is an ordeal. And life’s simple pleasures diminish as well. Gardening, a round of golf, or playing the piano becomes far too painful to enjoy.