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Fibromyalgia in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Affects Clinical Evaluations

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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

COWS AND ARTHRITIS
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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Dealing With Knee Pain Caused by Arthritis

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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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The Difficulties of Psoriatic Arthritis

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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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Fibromyalgia  

Fibromyalgia is a non-inflammatory ailment that consists of chronic pain which is diffused throughout the entirety of the body. It is generally accompanied by the presence of certain areas of the body that are painful to the touch, as well as an array of other symptoms including fatigue, cognitive dysfunction, insomnia, anxiety and depression. Unlike other rheumatic diseases, fibromyalgia pain is ...
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Reactive Arthritis  

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  Reactive arthritis consists of inflammation of the joints and appears most frequently following a local infection, especially at the level of the spine. This disease is also known as Reiter syndrome. It is an older nomenclature, and it has been used mostly in American medical journals. This denomination refers to the association between the diseased joint, urethritis and inflammation of ...
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Septic Arthritis

Septic Arthritis
Septic arthritis, also known as infectious or bacterial arthritis, is the intense inflammation of a joint triggered by a pathogen agent (microbe) that has found its way into the joint. The microbe can penetrate the organism in two ways: either through the bloodstream, in the case of a contagion, or from the outside, through an open wound. Once inside the body, the respective pathogen agent wil...
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Psoriatic Arthritis

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What is Psoriatic Arthritis? Psoriatic arthritis is an autoimmune disease. If your joints ache and feel stiff in the morning and if your skin starts to change then you might be suffering from psoriatic arthritis. This is a type of arthritis that affects not only your joints, but also your skin. Statistics show that in Germany there are around 160 000 people who suffer from psoriatic arthritis....
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Osteoarthritis  

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  Osteoarthritis is an illness in which the cartilage that protects and covers the joints deteriorates over time. Eventually, as the bones are no longer separated by the cartilage, they start rubbing against each other. This damages the tissue and the bone underneath and provokes pain and, subsequently, osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease or osteoarthros...
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Juvenile Arthritis  

Juvenile Arthritis
Rheumatoid juvenile arthritis is a childhood illness that affects any joint of the body. The body triggers an immune reaction that attacks the synovial tissue that covers the joint, resulting in an excess of synovial fluid. This leads to pain, inflammation and edema of the joint. Children of ages up to 16 are affected by juvenile arthritis. After the age of 16, its symptoms usually disappear by t...
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