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Is There A Link Between Ulcerative Colitis And Joint Pain?

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In some cases, people also suffer from additional problems like swelling and joint pain. This brings us to the topic at hand. Let’s take a look at the connection between joint pain and Ulcerative Colitis: Connection between Joint Pain and Ulcerative Colitis In case of Ulcerative Colitis, there are two conditions, which can lead to joint pain. These include Arthralgia and Arthritis. The former is a condition, which leads to joint pain without any kind of inflammation. In contrast, the latter refers to pain caused due to inflammation in joints. Arthritis caused due to Ulcerative Colitis is quite different from normal arthritis. It starts at a younger age and doesn’t lead to long-term damage. Initially, there is swelling in joints…

Everything There Is To Know About Osteoarthritis

905,000 hip and knee replacements took place in the United States leading to a total expense of $43.2 billion. Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage protecting your bones gets damaged, resulting in swelling and pain. Though it can affect any joint in our body, our hands, hips, knees, and spine are the most commonly affected areas. While every two out of three people may be suffering from osteoarthritis, many are unaware of the symptoms to look for. Symptoms of Osteoarthritis Stiffness and pain during movement Sharp pain: You feel sharp pain upon touching the affected area. Grating sensation: A cracking sound emanating from your joints whenever you bend them. Bone Outgrowth: The joint damage that occurs due to osteoarthritis causes small outgrowths…

Joint Pain: What Causes It and How You Can Deal With It

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Another research suggests that around 76.6% of the loss in productivity is not due to absences, but due to reduced performances because of joint pains and headaches. If you are a working individual with a desk job suffering from backpain due to your 8+ working hours, or a worker suffering from joint pain due to heavy lifting, or a senior citizen who is suffering from arthritis, here is what you need to know. Reasons for Joint Pain · Joint Lining Inflammation A recent injury could be the cause of joint pain. An injury sometimes leads to inflammation of the tissue lining the tendons and joints. This condition is termed as traumatic synovitis. · Dislocation of Bones Dislocation is common in fingers and shoulders…

A Canary in the Coalmine: How Depression and Knee Pain are Linked

Chronic knee pain is physically bothersome; it limits your physical activity. You can’t walk much. You can’t sit in one position for too long. You feel pain when you’re putting on your socks. And getting out of the car can be one agonizing ordeal. It’s truly pain-bad! But what many people don’t know is, chronic kneepain can also increase the risk of developing depressive symptoms in an individual. The scientific evidence? An observational study which was performed on a group of people suffering from knee arthritis, and who were part of a larger Kurabuchi Study—an ongoing look at the health of senior citizens living in Japan. All studied individuals were 65 years old or older. The study spanned over a period…

Want To Improve Your Knee Arthritis Symptoms? Lose Weight!

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Do you have knee arthritis? What interventions do you usually rely on to improve your knee arthritis symptoms? Painkillers? Diet adjustments? Physiotherapy? Have you tried losing weight? Because scientists believe that shedding body weight can definitely improve knee arthritis symptoms! A study published on June 18, 2018, in the journal of Arthritis Care & Research reveals that shedding 10 percent of your body weight can markedly improve your knee arthritis symptoms. The research was conducted by a group of medical experts at Wake Forest University who tracked 240 overweight adults suffering from knee pain and osteoarthritis. Subjects were instructed to undergo a weight loss program and were then investigated to determine how much impact the intervention had on their knee arthritis symptoms.…

Joint Pain and Weather: Is There a Link?

But are there actual links between joint pain and the weather, or is this merely a mindful play of the old wives’ tale ingrained in our recollections? Doctors and scientists have so far struggled to reach a conclusive agreement. All of them have supporting studies to back up their arguments. Among the many plausible theories explaining the links between weather and joint pain, changes in air pressure and its impact on our joints, is definitely the one that’s worth visiting. We are surrounded by an atmosphere. This atmosphere has a barometric pressure that pushes against our bodies. It’s weight-like, but in a good way… it keeps our tissues from expanding. However, when the weather changes from good to bad, this…

Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Has Genetic Footprints?

Over the years, several clinical studies and researches have been conducted to understand what triggers the onset of rheumatoid arthritis in individuals. Where environmental factors have been found to play a major role in the development of the condition, genes too have been validated for playing their part. The role of genetics in rheumatoid arthritis Gene studying technologies have identified a set of genes that increases the risks of rheumatoid arthritis. However, it must be noted that not everyone with these genes has the condition. The main genes of the RA set include: HLA: This gene is responsible for distinguishing between your body’s native proteins and proteins of the infecting organisms. PTPN22: This gene plays a significant role in the onset…

Joint Supplements: What You Really Need To Know

Here’s what you should know about them. How Do Joint Supplements Work? Joint supplements contain the same substance that are naturally found in the cartilage in joints. These supplements are used to alleviate the symptoms of joint diseases like arthritis and gout. Certain ingredients in the supplements also reduce inflammation, one of the primary causes of joint cartilage breakdown in osteoarthritis. More on the ingredients ahead… What Are the Common Types of Joint Supplements? Some people consume supplements as means of managing joint pain as a result of arthritis. The most popular ones include: Glucosamine Sulfate: This ingredient works to keep the joint cartilage in optimal condition and has anti-inflammatory properties. It’s naturally found in shellfish but is also made synthetically.…

Home Remedies For Arthritis Pain Relief

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Though there are many kinds of arthritis, the two most commonly found ones are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. In 2016, nearly 54 million people suffered from some form of arthritis. It is traditionally treated with anti-inflammatory medication but some of arthritis medications can cause undesirable side-effects. This is why taking a natural approach to get pain relief is becoming increasingly popular today. What Are The Symptoms? Tender joints Swollen joints Extreme fatigue Fever Weight loss Pain and stiffness in the joints (particularly after periods of inactivity) Natural Remedies For Pain Relief Add Omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants in your diet Getting the right nutrients can help alleviate the inflammation and pain caused by arthritis.  According to research, there is a positive relationship…

Workplace Issues – How to Relieve Arthritis Pain?

Having a desk job that requires little or no walk sounds like a great choice for many people who prefer working while sitting. But have you considered the consequences of such a job? Long hours of just sitting there are bound to get you into trouble. Add to it the strain of the workload, and you have the perfect recipe for arthritis. In order to maintain your physical well-being, you need to keep your joints limber by moving them. Here are some helpful tips to get natural joint pain relief just by tweaking your workplace habits. Correct Posture Maintaining a correct posture is important because it helps your skeleton stay aligned and distributes the pressure on your joints evenly. A…