Pain May Be Arthritis
Are you having problems with one or more joints? Are you aware of the signs which point to arthritis
symptoms? If not, you should educate yourself on this disease. If diagnosed early, there is much you can do
to keep arthritis symptoms at bay and to keep your joints from becoming severely damaged.
Types of Arthritis
Listed on this page are some of the many types of Arthritic and
It is common for an individual to think they have overworked their body if they are experiencing
stiffness. They may also brush their stiffness and pain off to getting older. While it is true that we do
slow down with age and we tend to feel various aches and pains as we grow older, continual joint pain is
Arthritis symptoms include inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and warmth at the joint site.
Arthritis symptoms can also include weight loss, fatigue and fever. There are upwards of 100 different types
-Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. It usually affects the knees and hips.
This form of arthritis has been known for years as the “wear and tear” arthritis.
-Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder. The immune system attacks the lining of joints as
if it were foreign, harmful matter. The swelling can be quite pronounced in patients with rheumatoid
-Gouty arthritis usually affects the big toe and knee. It is brought about by formations of crystals
within the joint.
-Lupus arthritis is an autoimmune disorder. The joints most affected by this form of arthritis
include the wrists, hands and knees.
If you have been experiencing pain in one or more joints and it does not go away with over the
counter medication, or the application of heat or cold packs, you may have arthritis. You should never ignore
arthritic symptoms. If you think you may have arthritis, you should see your local doctor. You may even be
referred to a rheumatologist. A rheumatologist is a specialist in bone, joint and muscle disorders.
Rheumatologists treat arthritis, as well as autoimmune disorders. While there is still no known cure for arthritis, there are medications
which do much to aid in pain relief. These medications can also do much to slow down the progression of
The following Resources may be of interest to Arthritis sufferers:
1. I Cured My Arthritis, YOU CAN TOO!
2. Arthritis Free in One Month
3. Advanced Back Pain Relief
4. Treat Chronic Arthritis Without Drugs Or Surgery