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1 year ago
How is arthritis diagnosed?
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1 year ago
The doctor diagnoses arthritis on the basis of, 1) Physical examination 2) Laboratory tests: Fluids commonly analyzed include blood, urine, and joint fluid. 3) Imaging: Imaging scans such as x-ray, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and computerized tomography (CT) scans are commonly used to assess extend of damage to joints 4) Arthroscopy: It involves inserting a small and flexible tube called an arthroscope through an incision near the joint. The arthroscope transmits images from inside the joint to a video screen.
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1 year ago
Is turmeric good for arthritis?
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1 year ago
Turmeric contains curcumin that has anti-inflammatory properties and can help reduce arthritis pain especially rheumatoid arthritis. It also acts as an antioxidant. You can mix ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder to warm milk and drink it.
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1 year ago
How is arthritis managed?
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The main goal of treatment is to reduce pain, prevent any additional damage to the joints, and improve joint mobility. Management includes, 1) Medications: these are given to manage symptoms of arthritis and to improve range of motion. 2) Surgery: It may be needed to replace the damaged joint with an artificial one. 3) Exercise: It can help in strengthening the muscles around the affected joint and prevent further damage. Options include stretching exercises, exercises that provide range of motion and low-impact aerobic exercise such as walking and cycling. 4) Weight loss: Being overweight can increase complications of arthritis and contribute to arthritis pain. Make gradual and permanent lifestyle changes like eating healthy, portion control, avoiding deep fried foods, and following an exercise regimen.
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1 year ago
Can one cycle in arthritis?
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1 year ago
Age plays no bar when it comes to cycling as a workout. Be it a child or an elder person in the family, cycling has its benefits for all. However, it is important for elderly person to cycle in moderation. Especially if you have a heart disease, arthritis, or thinning bones, make sure you consult a doctor before the cycle ride.
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1 year ago
Is massage good for arthritis?
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1 year ago
Experts suggest that regular massage can help reduce pain caused due to arthritis. You can consult a massage therapist for learning massages that you can administer yourself or see a masseuse regularly. Massage with extra virgin olive oil is especially beneficial for relieving joint pain.
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1 year ago
What causes arthritis?
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1 year ago
There are different causes depending on the type of arthritis. The most common types are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis: This is caused by normal wear and tear throughout life; this natural breakdown of cartilage tissue can be exacerbated by an infection or injury to the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis: In rheumatoid arthritis, the body’s immune system attacks the lining of the joint capsule. This lining, known as the synovial membrane, becomes inflamed and swollen.
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1 year ago
Are magnesium-rich foods good for arthritis?
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1 year ago
Magnesium is an essential nutrient which is needed by the body to maintain healthy muscles, bones, heart, and for relieving stress and pain. It is important for arthritis patients to get enough magnesium from food. Some examples of magnesium-rich foods are dark green, leafy vegetables like spinach, legumes/beans, and nuts. You can consider taking magnesium supplements and rubbing magnesium oil on the joints.
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1 year ago
Is rheumatoid arthritis curable
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1 year ago
Unfortunately, rheumatoid arthritis is not curable. However, it can be managed well with medicines and exercise. Drugs like methotrexate and NSAIDs like ibuprofen are used to control the symptoms.
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1 year ago
What are the risk factors for arthritis?
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1 year ago
Risk factors for arthritis include, 1) Family history 2) Age: The risk of many types of arthritis increases with age. 3) Gender: Women are more likely than are men to develop rheumatoid arthritis, while most of the people who have gout are men. 4) Previous joint injury: People who have injured a joint are more likely to eventually develop arthritis in that joint. 5) Obesity: Carrying excess weight puts stress on joints, especially knees, hips, and spine. Obese people have a higher risk of developing arthritis
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1 year ago
Does rheumatoid arthritis affect eyes
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1 year ago
Yes. Rheumatoid arthritis can affect the white of the eye i.e. sclera causing redness and inflammation i.e. scleritis. This can also cause watering of the eyes and pain.
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1 year ago
Is rheumatoid arthritis communicable
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1 year ago
No. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease and occurs because of factors within the body. It cannot be acquired from another person via a bacteria, virus or any infectious agent.
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1 year ago
Is rheumatoid arthritis genetic
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1 year ago
Yes. Rheumatoid arthritis has a strong genetic link. If parents, grandparents or siblings have the disease, there is a high risk of you being diagnosed with it in the future.
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