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Can vitamin d insufficiency cause joint stiffness and joint pain Iam 18 vit d 6 months before was 12ng/ml at present 28 ng/ml. Normal antinuclear test?

Can vitamin d insufficiency cause joint stiffness and joint pain Iam 18 vit d 6 months before was 12ng/ml at present 28 ng/ml. Normal antinuclear test?

Could be: The relation between vitamin D levels and joint pains is not clear cut. It is good that your vitamin D level is now near normal. You may wish to continue taking 2000 units of vitamin D3 daily.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Is vitamin d good for stiff joints?

Is vitamin d good for stiff joints?

Not likely.: Stiff joints are not a known symptom of vitamin d deficiency so it would not be expected that vitamin d would relieve this. ...Read more

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What's a good vitamin for stiff joints?

What's a good vitamin for stiff joints?

Chondroitin: The best treatment for stiff joints is anti-inflammatories such as Motrin and naprosyn (naproxen). Less useful are the vitamins such as chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine. ...Read more

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Are there any fruits and vegetables that would be good for easing joint stiffness?

Are there any fruits and vegetables that would be good for easing joint stiffness?

Vitamin.: Have you looked into a joint vitamin that has the active ingredients of glucosamine and chondroitin? Might help reduce joint inflammation. ...Read more

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If one wanted to ease joint stiffness, what fruits and vegetables and minerals would be good?

If one wanted to ease joint stiffness, what fruits and vegetables and minerals would be good?

Avoid night shades: To help joint stiffness, eating an anti-inflammatory diet is key: 9 servings of fruits and veggies (3 cups dark greens, 3 cups the cruciferous veggies and the then the rest). Dark veggies are not so great like eggplant. Add curcumin and glucosamine as well as increase the water intake (0.5oz for each pound you weigh!). ...Read more

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What are good herbal remedies for joint stiffness?

What are good herbal remedies for joint stiffness?

Fish oil: Fish oils and the omega 3 fatty acids have been good for joint stiffness as well as glucosamine with chondroitin and msm. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for joint stiffness?

What is the best treatment for joint stiffness?

Joint stiffness: Generally speaking, adequate warmup, regular adequate stretching of muscle groups crossing the joint, with adequate cool down. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden onset of joint stiffness and pain in the feet?

What could cause sudden onset of joint stiffness and pain in the feet?

Arthritis: The most usual cause of pain and stiffness in a foot is degenerative joint disease, or loss of the joint cartilage. In the early stage, this may not be noticeable unless you have walked or run much further than usual. As the condition progresses, it may begin to hurt more frequently and adjustments should be made to shoes for extra cushioning and support. ...Read more

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What is joint stiffness?

What is joint stiffness?

See your doctor: A look is worth a thousand words....try advil or aleve but see your doctor ...Read more

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What causes joint stiffness?

What causes joint stiffness?

Multiple: Multiple potential causes including arthritic and inflammatory conditions within the joint and contractures of soft tissue structures around the joint. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Joint stiffness?

This is self expla-: -natory. It means that joints R stiff, usually worse in the am or after a period of rest. Can B due to arthritis or a autoimmune disease. The actual cause requires a work up by Ur PCP or an orthopedic surgeon, & get referrals if need B. ...Read more

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Could I join the military with joint stiffness and gout?

Standards: These are the standards: http://usmilitary. About. Com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/intmedstandards. Htm. ...Read more

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What caused joint stiffness/swelling just in the mornings?

What caused joint stiffness/swelling just in the mornings?

Rheumatoid arthritis: That would be the most common. Can be osteoarthritis or other inflammatory arthritides. ...Read more

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Can a bite from a brown recluse cause joint stiffness & pain?

Yes: Also localized tissue death and cellulitis and can lead t death if not treated. It is the most dangerous & deadly of all spiders. ...Read more

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How can I make my body joint stiffness go away with yoga or tai chi?

How can I make my body joint stiffness go away with yoga or tai chi?

Either: Both are excellent to work with. I like yoga due to the stretching and balancing component. Patients who have more neuromuscular problems, dizziness issues, back problems find tai chi more helpful. I would try both out and see if it helps. Also drink more water since dehydration from caffeine, not enuf water makes the joints hurt. Use glucosamine and curcumin for joint pain. ...Read more

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Lower back and joint stiffness? How often should I stand and stretch? >

Lower back and joint stiffness? How often should I stand and stretch? >

Often: There is a genetic condition that causes lower back and large and small joint stiffness, called ankylosing spondylitis. If this is the cause of your stiffness you should see a rheumatologist who will prescribe x-ray studies and an anti inflammatory to start the treatment. Other conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis can cause joint and back stiffness. You should definitely see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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How do you treat finger joint stiffness?

Therapy: Depending upon the cause of the stiffness, you might need to see an occupational therapist. They work with problems of the hand. You might have a trigger finger, arthritis, dupuytren's contracture or joint inflammation. See a board certified orthopedic hand surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes the joint stiffness after a sports injury?

What causes the joint stiffness after a sports injury?

Scar tissue.: You may have arthrofibrosis (scar tissue), within the joint. Sometimes it can be treated with medication, and sometimes it requires surgery, to remove scar tissue. ...Read more

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What is joint stiffness and pain, plus fever symptoms of?

What is joint stiffness and pain, plus fever symptoms of?

Joint stiffness: These symptoms are common with infections/ inflammation. Viral/ bacterial/rickettsial/ parasites can cause these symptoms. Viral illnesses are the most common etiology. Other causes may include rheumatological causes/auto-immune diseases, inflammation following infections but are less common. ...Read more

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What causes joint stiffness/aching/swelling only in the mornings when I first wake up?

What causes joint stiffness/aching/swelling only in the mornings when I first wake up?

Inflammation: Morning stiffness in joints, especially if symmetrical, is caused by inflammation. Workup by rheumatologist is recommended. ...Read more

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How can I make body joint stiffness go away?

How can I make body joint stiffness go away?

Use them: Excerise is great for joints but should find out what is causing the stiffness before staring. Stretch is essential. Check with your doc, they may want you on nsaids. ...Read more

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Joint stiffness in the morning. What do I do?

See a rheumatologist: See a rheumatologist and have the problem evaluated. There are numerous causes of morning stiffness. ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid joint stiffness in the morning?

What can I do to avoid joint stiffness in the morning?

Stiff Joints: You can try stretching before you go to bed.
You can also try some advil/motrin before bed.
Some stiffness in the morning is normal but if it lasts more than a few minutes then you may want to see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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How do you increase flexibility if you are suffering from joint stiffness?

Keep slowly trying: Yoga and pilates under the right circumstances are very good at improving flexibilty with all types of people with joint stiffness. Pool excercises are probably as good or better. ...Read more

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Lower back and joint stiffness? No injury. Any treatment ideas?

Lie back pain: Lower back pains and stiffness of a chronic nature warrants a good check up. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

Joint Stiffness (Definition)

-natory. It means that joints R stiff, usually worse in the am or after a period of rest. Can B due to arthritis or a autoimmune disease. The actual cause requires a work up by Ur PCP or an orthopedic surgeon, & get ...Read more


Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Stiff Joints (Definition)

Joint stiffness is a clinical finding in which there is stiffness or decreased range of motion at a joint (which is where two bones meet). This can occur with injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more