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Why Is My Arthritis Worse In The Mornings
No: There are different kinds of arthritis. Some are worse during activity, others after rest, . Early morning joint pain or stiffness may be a sign of an arthritis caused by an autoimmune disorder like rheumatoid arthritis. It may be worthwhile to discuss with your primary care doctor who may refer you to a rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Is there any type of arthritis or arthritis like disease that causes rapid damage? My symptoms seem to get worse every week.
Yes many types: You need to see a rheumatologist to clarify what you have . This could be muscular, or joint. If it is rapid we would worry about infection but it may not be that at all. You need to get this clarified as soon as possible. ...Read more
It isn't the rain!: Dr joseph hollander in the fifties demonstrated is is the fall in barometric pressure which precedes rainfall (may continue when rain starts), that causes increased pain. Therefore the adage that with arthritis you can predict the rain is true. Technically, seattle and buffalo are bad spots, while phoenix is "hot.". ...Read more
Glycoalkaloids.: According to a study conducted in 1993 by childers, eating nightshade foods (tomatoes) results in "a buildup of cholinesterase inhibiting glycoalkaloids and may cause inflammation, muscle spasms, pain, and stiffness." the less cholinesterase the body produces as it ages, the less agile the body will be. Therefore, anything that additionally inhibits cholinersterase will add to joint deterioration. ...Read more
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