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Pain in joints - Arthritis

Pain in joints - Arthritis

Arthritis is inflammation of joints due to overactive immune response. There are many types of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is most commonly observed in aged people due to wear and tear of cartilage. Psoriatic arthritis occurs due to skin conditions. Arthritis may also happen due to improper excretion of urine (gout). Arthritis also occurs due to the tenderness of bones causing long-term pain in the joints. Arthritis occurs due to the tenderness of bone causing long-term pain in the joints called Fibromyalgia. It is important to maintain a good posture. The improper posture of the body during sleep and long-term standing can result in back pain in both men and women. The pain may increase with time starting from mild to chronic pain.
 

It is important to undergo medications when your joint pain is accompanied by heavy pain even after using a painkiller, fever, and swelling, stiffness of hands, weight-loss, and loss of sleep. Arthritis can be analyzed for X-ray scan, MRI scan, CT scan, synovial fluid test and urine test. Depending upon the type of arthritis you are affected from treatment will vary. Treatments include hydrotherapy, physiotherapy and occupational therapy can be done for all kind of patients affected by arthritis. 
 

Natural remedies can control arthritis rather than operate your joints. Eat foods that include garlic and onion. Foods that have red or green chilies are good for joint pains. Avoid foods that are oily and high in cholesterol. Avoid foods that are rich in citric acid like lemon or orange. Avoid food that has white flour and white sugar. Add a lot of jaggery and dates. Eat food rich in Vitamin B 12 and Vitamin D3.