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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
How is arthritis managed?
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1 year ago
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
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
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
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 cinnamon (dalchini) good for arthritis?
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1 year ago
Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory properties which can help relieve arthritis pain. You can add more cinnamon in food or try having crushed cinnamon powder mixed with honey and warm water.
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1 year ago
What are the natural home remedies that can help alleviate joint pains caused by arthritis?
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1 year ago
There are some natural home remedies that can help alleviate joint pains caused by arthritis. These are: 1) Turmeric 2) Ginger (Adrak) 3) Epsom salt (sendha namak) 4) Cinnamon (dalchini) 5) Magnesium rich foods 6) Massage 7) Exercise
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1 year ago
Is ginger good for arthritis?
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1 year ago
Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties that help relieve pain. You can take ginger either in powder form or in raw form. Prepare a mixture of raw, crushed ginger, black pepper powder, and honey and take one teaspoon of it daily.
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1 year ago
Is sedentary lifestyle bad for arthritis?
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1 year ago
The purpose of joints is to make movement possible. The convenience of our modern lives promotes sedentary living. It hampers motion of the joints and make joint stiff. The best way to deal with it is to refrain from staying stationary for long. When in office, stand up once in every 30 min and take a walk around the cubicle or just stretch out.
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1 year ago
Are lamb trotters (paya) helpful in arthritis?
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1 year ago
Glucosamine is found in the fluid around our joints. It plays a vital role in building cartilage around the joints. Lamb trotters (paya) are rich in glucosamine. You can have them as paya soup once a day.
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1 year ago
Why right posture is important for arthritis?
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1 year ago
We spend most of our day in a sitting position. Other than that we are either driving or walking or lying down. Try and keep your spine aligned throughout your daily activities. Slouching or hunching can seriously damage the joints as they put unnecessary pressure on certain joints that are not designed to handle. Try yoga to improve posture.
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