Arthritis is a disease of the old age, but children can also be affected by the disease. More than 70% of individuals in North America affected by arthritis are over the age of 65. Arthritis is more common in women than men at all ages and affects all races, ethnic groups and cultures.
The major grievance by individuals who have arthritis is pain. Pain is often a stable and daily feature of the disease. The pain may be contained to the back, neck, hip, knee or feet. The pain from arthritis occurs due to swelling that occurs around the joint, damage to the joint from disease, daily wear and tear of joint, muscles strains caused by forceful movements against stiff, painful joints and fatigue.
The most significant factor in cure is to understand the disorder and find ways to overcome the obstacles which prevent physical exercise.
Causes of Arthritis
Arthritis is a joint disorder featuring swelling. A joint is an area of the body where two different bones get together. A joint functions to move the body parts linked by its bones. Arthritis literally means irritation of one or more joints. Arthritis is not a single disease - it is a term that covers over 100 medical situations. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and normally affects the old age patients. Some forms of arthritis can affect people at a very before time age.
Other Causes of Arthritis -The major arthritis causes
• Hereditary factors • Over weight • Physical stress on joints • Aging and hormonal changes in the body • Metabolic and nervous tissue problems • Old physical damage caused due to accident or fracture • Improper dietary habits • Less or over use of joints • Improper postural habits • Exposed to cold conditions and environment
Exercise is very importance for arthritis. You should do regular, gentle exercise it can help in joint range of motion, improve mobility, reduce pain and ease sore stiff muscles for people with arthritis or fibromyalgia. Corticosteroids which are medicine, decrease inflammation and pain, and injure joint. Drugs used to control the disease those that are used to make living with the symptoms easier, and those that have the possible to change the course of the debility. Weight is main when it comes to arthritis. If you are more than 35 pounds overweight, having this extra anxiety can influence your joints and create arthritis pain.
Arthritis can be decrease by using home remedies: - Followings are some suggestion by using you can decrease the arthritis problems.
• Boswellia serrata also known as shallaki improves blood circulation and relieves joint pain and swelling • Take 5 grams of Ashwagandha powder twice a day with lukewarm water • Ama have to be digested and Vata reduced in the body. • Digestion should be improved and fasting for one day is helpful for digesting Ama.
Following is the diet recommended for the patients suffering form arthritis:
• Vegetable juices and soups • Coconut water • Coconut milk • Carrot juice • Beet root juice • Cucumber juice • Cooked vegetables like squash, zucchini and pumpkin • Spices like cumin, coriander, ginger, asafetida, garlic, fennel and turmeric Green salad with a dressing of lemon juice and a little salt • Khichadi (recipe made by cooking rice and mung da
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