Arthritis is an ailment disturbing millions of people each year. Even though doctors are agreeable to set down medication to you for both the disease and for the pain that is linked with all kinds of arthritis, keep in mind that there are many normal and option ways to treat arthritis and the symptoms related with it as well.
Arthritis, in the most simplistic terms, affects the joints and bones. Some specialists believe that living in a damp, cold climate increases the likelihood of becoming afflicted with this very painful and debilitating condition; others ascribe it to overuse, for example typists whose fingers become knotted, athletes with swollen knees and troublesome hips, ballerinas with painful feet.
Occasionally it can be caused by bad fall, a severe jolt or the trauma of an accident. One of the interesting aspects or arthritis is the higher proportion of women to men who suffer from it an it is reasonable to believe that this is as a result of the hormonal changes which take place during the menopause, causing not only a physical decline but leading not only a physical decline but leading also to emotional upheavals which in turn may lead to a state of unhappy introspection.