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Fibromyalgia in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Affects Clinical Evaluations

According to a new study, psoriatic arthritis patients who suffer from fibromyalgia have worse clinical evaluations. The researchers made a cross-sectional study in order to analyze the existence of fibromyalgia in 73 psoriatic arthritis patients. They managed to identify 13 patients who suffered from fibromyalgia. In order to get as much data as possible from the patients, the researchers perf...
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Cows May Provide a Cure for Arthritis Patients

Researchers have recently been able to grow new cartilage tissue from cows. This new breakthrough can prove essential for treating arthritis given the fact that more and more people are affected by it. Arthritis develops when the cartilage gets damaged causing patients to feel stiffness and pain. On very rare occasions all the cartilage in the joint may be worn away causing the bones to grind a...
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Body Fat Can Help With Arthritis Pain

body fat and arthritis
Normally, being overweight has a negative impact when you're suffering from any type of arthritis, but a new trial made in Saudi Arabia showed that by injecting your own fat into the joints can help you get rid of arthritis pain. The surgeons that conducted the trial stated that this new method of treating arthritis can prove very efficient. They tested this method on 100 patients suffering from ...
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Dealing With Knee Pain Caused by Arthritis

knee pain caused by arthritis
Recent studies have shown that 13% of women and 10% suffer from knee pain caused by arthritis, causing most of these people severe discomfort during their daily activities. It can be very difficult to deal with knee pain, especially when it is caused by a type of arthritis. The most common type of arthritis responsible for knee pain is osteoarthritis which develops when the cartilage surroundin...
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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia Can Influence Women’s Perception

woman with fibromyalgia showing back pain
A recent study has shown that rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia can change women's perception, making them think they have an ugly body. The study was made by the National Institutes of Health, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease which affects the joints, causing stiffness and pain. The...
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Getting Rid of Gluten to Ease Arthritis Pain

celiac realated arthritis
Getting rid of all the gluten in your diet is normally recommended for celiac disease patients in order to control the symptoms, but recent studies have shown that it can also help rheumatoid arthritis patients. People that suffer from celiac disease have a higher chance of developing rheumatoid arthritis, but it is yet unknown how this happens. Although by removing gluten from your diet, you red...
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Old Arthritis Patients May Not Benefit From Arthroscopic Surgery

Doctors doing hip surgery
Patients who suffer from serious hip pain may not have any other option for treatment rather than surgery. When choosing between a minimally invasive hip surgery and a total hip replacement, people often go with the first option. Unfortunately, according to a recent study made by researchers at the Hospital of Special surgery (HSS) in Manhattan, having an arthroscopic surgery could be very dangero...
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Using Wasps to Treat Arthritis

wasp arthritis
It seems that some tribes in India's northeast have a special remedy for treating arthritis symptoms. The treatment involves eating a wasp with a sharp sting which was stir-fried or boiled. The scientists at the North East Institute of Science and Technology (NIEST), Jorhat, looked into this natural remedy and noticed that the larvae from the wasps help to boost the activity of two essential enzy...
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9 Herbs for Treating Arthritis

picture showing plants for treating arthritis
Arthritis can prove to be a difficult disease, affecting a large number of the population. Its symptoms consist of pain and stiffness of the joints which sometimes can be very painful to manage. Luckily there are many treatment options available for dealing with arthritis. If you don't like the idea of taking drugs to ease the pain, there are some alternative methods which could help you get some...
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The Difficulties of Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a special type of arthritis normally associated with psoriasis. Despite the fact that they have similarities in their names this doesn't mean that one is caused by the other. The link between the two diseases comes from the fact that they both tend to occur at the same time. There are many types of arthritis and sometimes it can prove difficult to diagnose them proper...
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