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4 Worst Foods for Osteoporosis

Knowing that eating right can slow the progression of osteoporosis, we have collected some of the worst foods for Osteoporosis. 1. Salt Sodium, part of table salt, causes calcium loss which weakens the bones over time. This is proven by studies showing that increased salt intake increase calcium levels in urine. The typical western diet…
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Gout

Gout is caused by uric acid in the blood crystallizing (becoming solid) and ending up in the joints, tendons and surrounding tissues. The crystals will causes inflammation (redness, swelling and pain). Uric acid is a waste product from when the body breaks down substances called purines. Purines are naturally-occurring and are found both in our…
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Septic Arthritis

Septic Arthritis, also known as infectious arthritis, is caused a harmful bacteria, virus or fungus, infecting the joint. If untreated, it may destroy parts of the joint in just a few days. The infection may also spread to other parts of the body. Signs and symptoms Septic arthritis should be considered whenever the onset of…
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Rheumatoid Arthritis

The term Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) comes from the Greek language for watery and inflamed joints. RA affects between 0.5 and 1% of adults in the USA. Symptoms and Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis is a autoimmune disorder that primarily affects joints. Autoimmune disorder means that the body’s immune system, which is there to protect the body, incorrectly…
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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of Arthritis and can affect any joint of the body, like the hands, wrists, feet, back, hip, and knee. More than 30 percent of women have some degree of osteoarthritis by age 65. Risk factors for osteoarthritis include prior joint trauma, obesity, and a sedentary lifestyle. Osteoarthritis caused by…
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What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a name referring to more than 100 types of joint conditions that affect over 50 million adults and 300,000 children in the USA alone. The pain from arthritis stems from the inflammation that occurs around the joint, damage to the joint or muscle strains in the fatigued muscles surrounding the joint. Joints A…
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