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Types of Juvenile Arthritis and the Best Course of Treatment

Juvenile arthritis affects nearly 300,000 children in this country and can make enjoying the activities of adolescence challenging. This disease has many subcategories, including inflammatory, rheumatic, and autoimmune diseases that affect the joints of children before their 18th birthday. Luckily...

What Is Psoriatic Arthritis? Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of inflammatory arthritis that can affect a person with the skin disease psoriasis. It may target any joint in your body, and symptoms vary from person to person. In some individuals, psoriatic arthritis is mild,...

Lymph Node Inflammation (Lymphadenitis): Causes and Treatments

Your lymph nodes can become inflamed for a variety of reasons, including an infection or a virus that causes your lymph nodes to swell. Lymph node inflammation is called lymphadenitis, and the symptoms that pop up depend on the cause...

What Is Spondyloarthritis? Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Spondyloarthritis is a group of diseases that cause arthritis. You also may hear it called spondyloarthropathy or, the abbreviated SpA. It is unique from other kinds of arthritis because it also causes inflammation in areas called entheses where your ligaments...

Ankylosing Spondylitis: Symptoms, Causes and How It’s Treated

A healthy and strong spine is essential to your overall well-being, as it is the structure that holds you all together and allows you to do the activities that you love. Arthritis comes in many forms and affects all parts...

The Osteoarthritis Diet: Best Foods and Supplements for Osteoarthritis

When nothing else works, change your diet. It’s true for lots of chronic illnesses, but maybe arthritis isn’t one you think can be improved simply by changing your diet. Research tells us otherwise. In fact, there’s even a however controversial...

Autoimmune Diseases: When the Body Attacks Itself

Autoimmune diseases are relatively common in the United States. The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association reports that 50 million Americans have some form of autoimmune disease. Of those 50 million Americans, 75% are women. Let’s answer some of the most...

6 Natural Ways to Treat and Prevent Gout

A gout attack can hit suddenly, in the middle of the night. You may wonder: Why does my blanket suddenly feel as heavy as lead on my toe? Gout is a form of arthritis caused by too much uric acid...

Types of Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms, Testing and Treatment

Arthritis is a condition in which joints in the body swell and become painful. The condition sometimes becomes debilitating. While arthritis often comes with age (as is the case with osteoarthritis), sometimes it can be caused by an autoimmune disorder...

15 Proven Effective Natural Arthritis Treatments

When it comes to choosing natural paths to arthritis relief, the best and only place to start is by understanding what little medical research does exist. Herbal supplements occasionally can cause harm, particularly when used in ways not directed. Less...