Osteoarthritis (OA), or Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD).
An estimated 20.7 million Americans are affected by this.Most of them are over the age of 45. Arthritis mean "joint inflammation".
This condition can cause pain, stiffness and swelling in the joints. As people age, the water portion of the joint cartilage increases while the protein part degenerates.
Osteoarthritis is a major cause for approximately 70% of
all knee replacements and hip replacements.
Osteoarthritis is considered a "cold" disease. This is why all salves and heat generated packs for the disorder have a warming effect on the tissue. By increasing circulation in the joint, promoting increased movement and helps in the delivery of nutrients to the bones.
This is for informational purpose only. Consult your doctor for further information.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome will typically appear in the late adolescence or early adulthood. It will usually coincide with the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. Some call it spastic colon.
Possible triggers to IBS is often connected to stress and our inability to cope with emotional problems. Sometimes it is certain types of foods and the amount we eat that will cause a flare up. Even in women it could be our menstruation cycle.
If you notice a change in your bowel movement patterns
symptoms began at least 6 months ago
you have abdominal pain or discomfort that last at least
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