Arthritis - Causes, Signs, Types And Ayurvedic Treatment?
Arthritis is the common joint disorder that affects mainly the people after their middle age but these days youngsters are also becoming the victim of this condition due to various medical, lifestyle and physical issues. Let us understand more about this condition of joint disorder as follows
What Actually Arthritis Is?
It is basically the inflammation of joints and affects the joints and other surrounding tissues. Due to arthritis person’s single or multiple joints can get affected due to which person feels mild to severe pain in the joints
This condition of the joint disorder can commonly be seen in the old age persons especially after the age of 60 but these days it can also be seen among the children, teens, and youngsters due to unhealthy diet and lifestyle choices. Even people with excessive weight can also get affected by this issue
Basic Types Of Arthritis
Arthritis can affect differently the different people as it is having different types and conditions of happening but there are two basic types of arthritis as follows
It is an extremely painful condition of joints which mainly occurs due to degeneration of joints and it affects mainly to the joints like knees, hips, neck, lower back or small joints of fingers. This degenerative joint disorder may happen when the joint gets damaged or injured due to overuse of it by performing some task or sport.
RA is basically autoimmune inflammatory joint disorder in which the joints of fingers, wrists, elbows, shoulders, knees, feet and ankles get affected and become painful. In this condition, the immune system of the body becomes overactive and attacks the healthy tissues due to which lining of the joints get destroyed and the affected person feels pain, swelling, stiffness and reduced the functioning of the joints.
There can be various causes and conditions of arthritis as below
- Reduced amount of cartilage than the normal amount
- Wear and tear of joints cause osteoarthritis
- Infection or joint injury may affect and break down the cartilage tissue and cause arthritis
- Autoimmune disorder
- Synovium that can invade and destroy the joint and lead to RA
There can be various signs of arthritis and these signs can vary patient to patient depending on the cause and type of arthritis and even these signs may appear as per the severity of the joint disorder. Most common signs of arthritis are as follows
- Stiffness in the joints
- Swelling in the affected joint
- Redness and warmth
- Tenderness of the inflamed joints
- Sometimes fever, gland swelling and weight loss like signs can also be noticed in certain forms of arthritis.
Ayurvedic Medicine For Arthritis Treatment
There can be various options for Arthritis Treatment but most of the people prefer ayurvedic treatment of Arthritis as it is considered as the most effective and safest treatment option and it can reverse this condition of joint disorder.
Arthritis Herbal treatment is a safe and effective treatment as it includes the combination of herbal medicines and some therapies that can help the patients to get relieved from the painful joint conditions. Even some ayurvedic experts suggest for some relevant changes in the diet and lifestyle of the people so that they could resume their normal functioning and movement of joints.