Rheumatoid Arthritis Complications and Effects on Your Body!!


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Sep 3, 2012

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is one of the most popular forms of arthritis with its own share of complications and effect. It is a form of autoimmune disease that affects both the joints and organs of your body.

The signs of pain and inflammation take place in a “symmetrical pattern”. Mainly,RA is found in the people aged between the groups of 25-50 years. And its more likely to affect the female gender. When this disease occurs in children, then it is called Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.


Different Aspects of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that can affect the joints of any part of the body except the lower back. Some common areas that get affected from it are hands, wrists and knees. In this problem, the immune system, which is also the defense system of the body, attacks itself. It causes the lining of the joints to swell out. The symptom of inflammation spreads to the surrounding tissues and other areas of the body. Some of these portions are skin, eyes, lungs and nerves.

The occurrence of this disease in the spine causes a discomfort in the neck, back and legs areas. In the advance stages, there may arise degeneration within the spine and compression from the spinal cord and the spine nerve roots. The symptoms that occur here are more like the signs of osteoarthritis, a problem of the degenerative joint disease.

You may suffer from this illness for a long period of time. Its symptoms may keep flaring up and disappearing in the course of time. Some of the ways by which you can beat this illness are doing exercise, eating a healthy diet (which is rich in calcium like spinach, eggs and dairy products), keeping the problems of Stress and anxiety at bay and taking adequate sleep.

You should stay positive and do not miss any prescribed medicine as a timely and cautionary cure will give you a quick and desirable relief. However, if you are suffering from a severe form of this disease then get yourself diagnosed from a good medical expert.

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