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When does Arthritis Flare up?

  • 17 Oct, 2017
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The term arthritis covers a group of conditions involving inflammation of one or more joints. The conditions fall loosely into two categories, degenerative (wear and tear based) and inflammatory (autoimmune based). The most common of these are osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis respectively. Arthritis needs to be properly diagnosed by a doctor, but you can find out more about the different types of arthritis here.A flare is, put simply...

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Which Arthritis do I have?

  • 16 Oct, 2017
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The word arthritis means inflammation of a joint or joints. The inflammation is usually accompanied by pain, and can be caused by many underlying disorders. Conditions labelled arthritis fall under two main categories, inflammatory, and degenerative. This article looks at the most common conditions associated with each category, Osteoarthritis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Information regarding other, less common, forms of arthritis can be found...

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