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Osteoarthritis Not a Product of Aging

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

For many years osteoarthritis has been thought to be solely a by-product of aging. Today, this is not the case. Many individuals suffer with osteoarthritis at a relatively young age, and at the same time many older individuals suffer very little from osteoarthritis. So what causes osteoarthritis? If it’s not solely due to aging, which you can’t avoid, then some other cause may be able to be prevented.

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Arthritis – Don’t Take It Lying Down

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

arthritisWhat is arthritis? The word arthritis means “joint inflammation”. There are many types of arthritis: gout, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and many more. We are going to focus on rheumatoid arthritis for this article. Years ago rheumatoid arthritis patients were rarely told to exercise. However, recent research shows arthritis patients can do more to manage their condition beyond traditional bed rest and medication.

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