Last December I got strep throat. I've had it before. I waited three weeks to go to the doctor. My strep was much worse than it's ever been before. I had the … [Read more...] about Could I Have Rheumatic Fever?
Arthritis & Rheumatism
What can I expect if I have degenerative arthritis on the left side of my face? Degenerative arthritis or as it is referred to now, Osteoarthritis (OA) can … [Read more...] about Degenerative Arthritis Of The Temporomandibular Joint
My husband has dull pain all the time from his hips down to his knees. If he does anything that involves physical activity -- getting up or down, riding in a … [Read more...] about How Do You Know If You Have Arthritis?
My wife is having swelling and severe pain in both hands and also knee and hip pain. She was diagnosed with arthritis and has been taking anti-inflammatories … [Read more...] about Pain Relief And Treatment For Rheumatoid Arthritis
I am 47 and have rheumatoid arthritis. I'm a nurse and am especially having trouble with my hands and hips. I'm active but am finding it more difficult to walk … [Read more...] about What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis And How Can I Ease The Pain?
Cracking knuckles probably does not cause arthritis. One report by an arthritis expert makes the case: All his life, he cracked his own knuckles only on one … [Read more...] about Can You Get Arthritis From Cracking Your Knuckles?
Imagine a terrible swelling, pain, and stiffness in your hand joints--so you can barely tie your shoes. Imagine "loosening up" for hours every morning just to … [Read more...] about Rheumatoid Arthritis – Treat Pain And Inflammation
When 50-year-old Ann Kunkel's daughter Kara was first diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), she was stunned. "I didn't even know that kids could … [Read more...] about Improved Treatments For Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Arthritis means there is inflammation in the joint. This may cause pain, warmth, redness, and stiffness. There are many different causes of arthritis; including … [Read more...] about Differences Between Sarcoidosis And Arthritis