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General Health - Osteoporosis can be prevented. Because your body builds bone mass until you’re 30s, prevention should start early. Making sure you get enough calcium and vitamin D (required for your body to use calcium) is essential. Research has shown that exercise early in life boosts bone mass, while exercise later in   Continue reading ...

General Health - For those who are at risk for osteoporosis or already have the disease, current osteoporosis treatments are designed to boost bone mass and prevent (further) bone loss. While calcium by itself doesn’t cure or prevent osteoporosis, getting enough calcium is an essential part of any prevention or treatment program. Making   Continue reading ...

General Health - In the early stage of bone loss, you usually have no pain or other symptoms. But once bones have been weakened by osteoporosis, you may have osteoporosis symptoms that include: Bone pain or tenderness Fractures with little or no trauma Loss of height (as much as 6 inches) over time Low back pain   Continue reading ...

General Health - Scientists don’t yet know exactly about osteoporosis causes, but they do know that the normal bone remodeling process is disrupted. Your bone strength and density is partly due to how much calcium and other minerals they contain. Your body is constantly making new bone and breaking down (reabsorbing) old bone. When   Continue reading ...

General Health - Osteoporosis, which means “porous bone“, is a disease in which the bones gradually become weak and brittle. That often results in broken bones, or fractures especially of the hip, wrist, and spine, even from simple activities like lifting a chair or bending over. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH),   Continue reading ...

Joint Disease - There‚Äôs no cure for rheumatoid arthritis. medications can reduce inflammation in your joints in order to relieve pain and prevent or slow joint damage. Though, there are several ways to make deal and heal rheumatoid arthritis. 1. Medications Many drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis have potentially serious side effects. Doctors typically   Continue reading ...

Joint Disease - Rheumatoid arthritis can affect nearly every part of the body. Damage to your joints may make it difficult or impossible to go about your daily activities. For further complications, that may include: Joint deformities Cervical spine problems (can be life threatening) Painless, hard, round or oval masses called nodules that appear under   Continue reading ...

Joint Disease - Rheumatoid arthritis usually joints on both sides of the body equally. Wrists, fingers, knees, feet, and ankles are the most commonly affected. The disease often begins slowly, usually with only minor joint pain, stiffness, and fatigue. Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis may include: Morning stiffness — waking up with stiff joints   Continue reading ...

Joint Disease - The causes of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is unknown although genetics and environment probably play a part. Researchers believe that genetics may predispose some people to rheumatoid arthritis. In those people, environmental factors, bacteria, and viruses may then trigger RA. Some evidence suggests that hormones may also play a role, but   Continue reading ...

Joint Disease - Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease where the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the synovium, a thin membrane that lines the joint. It causes chronic inflammation that leads to pain, swelling, and stiffness. eventually, bones and joint can be damaged, leading to disability. Rheumatoid arthritis is two to three times   Continue reading ...

 
 
 
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