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Osteoarthritis vs Rheumatoid Arthritis by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 4:47pm There are varying types of arthritis.  Two of the most common are Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.  While both can be painful and debilitating, they are distinguishable. X-ray and Laboratory tests can help physicians diagnose the correct type of arthritis but we can also see a variation in the way the disease presents itself. O ... Read on »
Treating Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Cervical Spine Naturally by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 12 Mar 2009 3:42pm If you have been diagnosed with arthritis in the cervical spine, your Dr probably has put you on medications. What are some natural ways you can treat this condition of the cervical spine? If your suffer from arthritis such osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis you may suffer from stiffness, joint pain, tenderness and swelling. Fingers, ... Read on »
0February 4, 2010Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis – They are not the same by Lana B. Facebook Posted Thu 04 Feb 2010 12:00am According to the Arthritis Foundation, there 100 forms of arthritis and related diseases exist affecting approximately 46 million Americans today. The two most common forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). According to Osteoarthritis Treatment.Net, there are an estimated 20 million Americans who suffe ... Read on »
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, OSTEOARTHRITIS, ARTHRITIS AND BACK PAIN... by Barmac Posted Fri 27 Aug 2010 3:27am Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Arthritis and back pain... In case, like me you sometimes get a bit mixed up with these conditions I thought I would give you the details on each one. RHEUMATOID arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the bodies immune system attacks joints, which causes pain swelling and inflammation ... Read on »
Rheumatoid arthritis vs. osteoarthritis: War of the knee pain by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 08 Nov 2011 9:08am New research from the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, has found that individuals undergoing total knee replacement surgery for rheumatoid arthritisA type of autoimmune arthritis featuring chronic inflammation of the small joints, especially in the hands and feet, and eventually leading to joint destructio ... Read on »
A NEW DRUG FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS, RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS THAT PROTECTS YOUR STOMACH... by Barmac Posted Thu 07 Oct 2010 11:16am Sufferers of arthritic diseases like the ones above will be delighted to hear that there is a new drug licensed and approved in the UK earlier this year. It's the first medicine to combine a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory treatment (NSAID) Ketoprofen, with a proton pump inhibitor, omeprezole, to prevent ulcers and internal bleeding. Aro ... Read on »
On Being a Dad with RA by Andrew Posted Mon 07 Jun 2010 9:53pm Father’s Day is upon us once again and having four children ages 12-19 makes this day one of celebration. All four are successful in their own ways resulting in much pride and joy. But the past few years dealing with a chronic illness like rheumatoid arthritis brought about adjustments in our family and in my role as a father. Approximate ... Read on »
STUDY CONFIRMS LINK BETWEEN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS (RA) AND COPD by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 27 May 2011 10:24pm EULAR PRESS RELEASE London, UK, Thursday 26 May 2011: Patients with rheumatoid arthritis are two times more likely to have concurrent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than healthy controls – an association which was sustained even when variables such as age, gender, smoking and obesity were controlled for, a ... Read on »
Anitoxidants, Vitamins Supplements and Rheumatoid Arthritis by Moms Nutrition Posted Fri 02 Jul 2010 7:40am Vitamins and antioxidants in foods and even supplements may not provide the benefits for those with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) that was once believed.  For those not familiar with RA, the difference between rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis (OA) is that an individual will die from RA but only dies with OA. Both will affect the joints of ... Read on »
The role of inflammation in periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis: similar pathologies by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm By Joanne C. Fletcher Arthritis is a nonspecific term that means inflammation of the joints. Arthritic disease encompasses a group of rheumatic disease disorders that affect bone, joint and muscles. More than 100 arthritic diseases affect different parts of the body. Some of the more common types include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis ... Read on »