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5 Worst Foods For Arthritis: Never put these in your grocery list!

Arthritis is a common condition which affects plenty of people in Canada and the world over. While it is more prevalent in older adults, there are also reports of the increase in number of younger people developing arthritis. This can be attributed to the lifestyle that we live – unhealthy foods, inadequate sleep, little to no exercise.

Good nutrition can help prevent the onset and progression of the condition. The right diet can also give substantial relief for those suffering from arthritis symptoms. Here are the 5 worst foods for arthritis that you should never put in your grocery list:

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5 Tips To Prevent Osteoarthritis in Women

According to studies, there are more than 100 kinds of arthritis or commonly known as joint inflammation. Based on the data, it appears women are at higher risk than men. Women aged 40 and above are more prone to arthritis but signs can show as early as your 20s.

When you have osteoarthritis, bones under the cartilage tend to rub together since the surface layer of the cartilage breaks down and wears away. This is the reason why bones are remodeled and its boney shape changes as the joint loses its motion. By the time you feel the symptoms, it’s no longer than just a disease of the cartilage since the bone has already changed.

Pain is the common symptom that gets your attention. Once you feel it, it’s difficult to reverse. The good news is OA can be managed. Today we’ll look at a few OA management tips.

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Hand Arthritis: Early Signs, Pain Relief, And How To Manage

Our hands are the most flexible parts of our body because of the number of joints. They are also primarily made of cartilage. Both qualities allow our hands to bend, twist and turn in almost any direction. However, this also makes our hands vulnerable to osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects the joints. The cartilage that connects the bones has worn out which causes bones to directly rub each other when the hand moves. Osteoarthritis usually occurs in three parts: the base of the thumb, which connects the latter to the wrist joint, the joint of the hand that is closest to the fingertip, and the joint at the middle of the finger.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis: Should You Be Concerned?

Arthritis has been stereotyped with “old age condition”, causing pain, fatigue and weakness in the affected muscles and joints.

There are several types of arthritis. Some can be serious and life-threatening due to their effects on the body. One such type of arthritis is ankylosing spondylitis (AS). This mostly affects the spine, causing it to become inflamed and results in stiffness and pain from the neck down to the buttocks.

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Osteoarthritis – What Makes It Worse?

For many years, it was thought that osteoarthritis flare ups could not be affected by your diet, or exercising.

But science is ever-expanding and our understanding of this unique ailment is deepening by the day.

Recent research shows that inflammatory diseases and the flare ups they entail can in fact be affected – either in a negative or a positive way – through diet and exercise.

This is very good news because it means that those formerly ‘stuck’ with this ailment are no longer constrained and can actually experience relief and alleviation from the pain and suffering of osteoarthritis.

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