‘Arthritis’ means joint inflammation, derived from Greek words as, arthron, meaning a ‘joint’, and –itis, meaning ‘inflammation’. It is a chronic inflammatory and progressive disease. Arthritis is a condition of joint pain and stiffness, typically involves tenderness, redness, heat and swelling. The persistent form of Arthritis is known as Rheumatism. The frequency of arthritis and rheumatism are common and frequently increase with ages. The affected regions of pain and stiffness are;
Basically, arthritis is a joint pain and stiffness but have been classified as;
Others types of Arthritis are
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus), Scleroderma, Polymyalgia rheumatic, Polymyositis, Tendinitis
Signs and symptoms
Generally, pain in your joints confirms the Arthritis. That cause stiffness in the joints and trouble in moving around. Other symptoms related to arthritis are;
Arthritic pain could be mild or severe. If pain or stiffness is mild, pain -relieving drugs such as acetaminophen are prescribed. But in case of severe arthritic conditions anti-inflammatory drugs are prescribed such as
Are these drugs have Side effects in the body?
Yes, there are many adverse effects of these drugs on the body. It is better to consult your doctor on regular basis to minimize the side effects of the prescribed drugs. Because every individual responds differently to drugs. The possible contraindications are observed as
In Arthritic patients’ damages in joints, some internal organs, and skin are foreseen. Therefore, it is advised to maintain a balanced life style and by doing;
It is a type of osteoarthritis occurs in the hip joint. The main cause of Coxarthrosis is cartilage degeneration. Other causes leading Coxarthrosis are
Surprisingly, mechanical hip disorder is more prevalent than others.
Do regular light exercises to reduce excess weight, include aerobic activities like
Furthermore, try to avoid carrying heavy loads, walking on rough ground and prolonged standing.
Treatment of Coxarthrosis are prescribed as tablets or rarely intra-articular injections. Analgesics and Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). In short term treatment, it may not have contraindications, but long term treatment may have severe side effects.
In Ayurveda, Arthritis has been investigated with poor digestion and weakened colon resulting in accumulation of undigested food and waste matter. These accumulated toxins reach the joints and cause inflammation. The digestion corresponds with fire element of the body and disturbance in the Vata, Pita and Kapha. Such disturbances slow down the fire elements. The weakened fire element results in accumulation of toxic and sticky end products of inadequate digestion known as ‘Ama’. The Ama accumulates in the joints and other cells and tissues, which causes inflammation. This triggers autoimmune system and attack the joints surfaces and results in pain, dryness and stiffness in the joints. The disturbance in Vatta has been observed as a major cause of arthritis
Ayurveda describes various herbal message oils, herbal medicines to treat Arthritis, Muscular Pain, Rheumatism, Joint Pains etc. the examples are Sesame oil, Boswellia, Commiphora Mukul (Guggul). They act as anti-inflammatory, pain killing and provide strength to the bones and improve flexibility.
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Make sure during arthritic treatment you are controlling your diet as directed by your physician. In general, avoid dairy foods, high protein content foods, potato and eggplant and to follow an anti-Vata diet.