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Where is the best place to live if I have arthritis

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Arthritis: Because some people with arthritis are worse with cold weather, then living in a warmer climate should help.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Chronic high pressur: Areas touted to be best include parts of arizona, nevada, and southern cal, because there are few low pressure fronts, hence less aching. Worse-pacifi... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No help: Changing locations generally will not be a major help. You can help yourself more by seeing a rheumatologist and controlling the arthritic inflammatio... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Phoenix: Hot, dry area with not much weather fronts/changes is ideal. That is why a lot of retirees with arthritis will relocate to the south.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
Rheumatology 35 years experience
Depends on Type: There are many different types of arthritis. Treatment options are based on the type of arthritis a patient has. If you have arthritis you should see ... Read More
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Depends on type: Arthritis, is a generic term. There are several types such as "osteoarthritis", what i simply refer to as the "wear and tear" kind of arthritis. There... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Stay active: Arthritis can be thought of as rust in the joint, and staying active is the best way to keep the joints moving freely. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can al... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Badman
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: If you are overweight, the best means of reducing stress on your joints is weight loss. For painful arthrits of the knee for every pound you are over... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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It depends: It depends on the type of arthritis, the joints involved and the severity of the involvement.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Foot Arthritis: Inflammatory joint diseases are responsible of chronic systemic inflammation, joint degradations, deformities, and altered quality of life. Patients s... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
Rheumatology 46 years experience
Impossible to answer: Every patient is different with differing degrees and intensity of disease and differing potentials for long term damage. Varied drugs are used includ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Several options: There is no one best agent. The options are tylenol (acetaminophen), aleve (naproxen) or advil (ibuprofen).
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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
First of all: the type of arthritis must be determined. In general ASPIRIN is pretty much an accepted treatment (exception GOUT which may get worse with Aspirin) Su... Read More

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