About 14% of the Indian population suffers from some form of arthritis it means over 150 million people are victims of arthritis in India itself. It is one of the most leading causes of disability. The incidences of arthritis are increasing in both India and Western world.
One out of three Americans has one of the 100 types of arthritis. Most people over the age of 50 show signs of arthritis. Our joints naturally degenerate over time when people get older their chances are greater to have arthritis and it is very common among women.
What does arthritis mean?
Arthritis is a name for a group of conditions affecting the joints. These conditions cause damage to the joints, usually resulting in pain and stiffness. Arthritis can affect many different parts of the joint and nearly every joint in the body.
Are there different types of arthritis?
There are over 100 forms of arthritis. Each type of arthritis affects you and your joints in different ways. Some forms of arthritis can also involve other parts of the body, such as the eyes. The most common forms of arthritis are:
• Rheumatoid arthritis
• Ankylosing spondylitis
What are the causes?
– Older Age
– Previous Joints Damage
– Occupational hazards
– High-Level Sports activity
– Certain Infections
What are the symptoms?
Arthritis affects people in different ways but the most common symptoms are:
– Stiffness or reduced movement of a joint
– Swelling in a joint
– Redness and warmth in a joint
– General symptoms such as tiredness, weight loss or feeling unwell
Preventive Care –
– Healthy Living Style
All this above points indicates to keep you stay active, keep your joints moving and your muscles strong.
Mode of Therapy :
- Medical treatment
- Ayurvedic Treatment
- Yoga Therapy
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