1Facts And Causes Of Arthritis

Arthritis is a type of joint disease that causes pain and swelling around and inside the joints. Usually, it is classified as either rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis develops when the cartilage in between the joints wears down, which causes pain and inflammation and usually occurs inside of the joints that are most frequently used, like the hands, spine, hips, and knees. An autoimmune dysfunction causes rheumatoid arthritis (RA) where the cartilage is destroyed by white blood cells. It is suggested by research that RA might be related to excessive acid levels in the body, stress, bacterial infections, or food allergies, but it is not yet known what exactly causes RA.

Despite the fact that the term arthritis means joint inflammation, in the world of public health, it is widely used to describe over 100 rheumatic conditions and diseases that affect the joints, as well as other connective tissue and tissues surrounding the joints. The location, severity, and pattern of the symptoms may vary - however, rheumatic conditions typically are characterized by stiffness and pain around and in one or several joints. These symptoms may develop suddenly or gradually, and the immune system and various internal organs might be involved in certain rheumatic conditions.

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Jerry Murphy

Jerry Murphy is a resident of Atlanta, Georgia and is a former nurse. After discovering the healing powers of essential oils many years ago, Jerry began suggesting them to his patients - to their deep gratitude. Some of Jerry's interests include oceanography, Ancient Rome, and vinyl record collecting.