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My mom is 55 years old. Please prescribe the medicines that may help her. Her neck pain radiates from the neck to the right side of her head. She has difficulties in turning her face to the right or left side. This is going since 3 years and its now getting worse. She has blood pressure and is taking regular tablets for BP. And the back pain and knee pain also seems to be troubling her a lot. Thanks in advance.
Exercise is one of the best ways to ease rheumatoid arthritis pain & increase one's endurance level start slowly and do not overdo exercise when you begin
Types of exercises
Motion exercises stretching exercises strengthening exercises low impact aerobic exercises resistance exercises and weight bearing exercises were best in accordance with impact of affected
Hi, I am 52 years old female. I have rheumatoid arthritis and a huge gas problem. Feel bloated all the time. I am doing a natural treatment with a nutritionist since past 5 months. I am sure Why much better as far as the arthritis is concerned but my frequency of acidity headaches has increased recently. I am on a gluten free, sugar free, protein free, dairy free and citrus free diet. Managing quite well with all these restrictions. No complaints regarding that. And yes, I am on a long list of supplements. 33 pills a day to be precise. Can you help please? Thank you very much!
Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune chronic disorder that might cause abnormal swelling in the joints when the joint tissues are attacked by the human immune system. The more frequently used body joints, such as the knees, fingers, shoulders, wrists, elbows and hips commonly get affected by the disease. Rheumatoid arthritis can also occur in the ligaments or tendons and might affect areas such as the kidney, bone marrow, eyes, lungs, and heart.
If rheumatoid arthritis is not diagnosed on time, it might lead to future complications, such as blood cancer in the lymph regions, osteoporosis (a medical condition resulting in the weakness of the bones), infections, stiffening of the arteries and dry mouth.
What exactly causes the disease is not known, but a significant damage to the immune system might cause the inflammation of the joints, resulting in this condition. Obesity, a family history of this condition and other lifestyle habits such as smoking tobacco put one at higher risks of this disorder.
The symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis might vary among people. The most common symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis are;
1. Severe pain in the morning
2. Episodes of mild fever with severe pain
3. Redness and inflammation of the joints which might cause intense pain
4. Stiffness in the joints
5. The pain might increase in low-temperature conditions
6. Acute lethargy and weight loss
The treatment of rheumatoid arthritis includes a prescribed dosage (depending on the intensity of the condition) of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen, anti-rheumatoid drugs such as methotrexate and steroid drugs such as prednisone to reduce the swelling and the subsequent pain. Performing regular exercises in order to retain the flexibility of the joints with appropriate consultation from the physiotherapist might cure rheumatoid arthritis.