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10 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With Arthritis

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People with arthritis are not inherently hypersensitive but certain comments from friends, family, or even strangers, can hurt. Even though the comments are not intended to be hurtful, they can provoke negative feelings, as well as a sense that no one understands what it is really like to live with…

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Arthritis & Joint Conditions - About.com

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A risk factor increases your likelihood of developing a disease or condition. Theoretically, the more risk factors you have the higher the risk of developing that condition. Do you have any of the risk factors associated with arthritis? Take the Arthritis Risk Factor Quiz.

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Arthritis Affects Children, Too

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Misconception: Only Old People Get Arthritis When most people think of arthritis they don't associate it with children. The most popular misconception about arthritis is that it is an old person's disease. In reality, arthritis affects people of all ages including about 300,000 American children.

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"Treat to Target" Is a Therapeutic Strategy Being Used for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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"Treat to target" is a principle or approach that has been successful in treating certain diseases and conditions. The strategy initially was used to treat hypertension, high cholesterol, and diabetes. But, the scope has broadened and treat to target has made its way into the thinking of rheumatic disease specialists.

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Should You Avoid Alcohol if You Take Arthritis Medication?

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People tend to think that warnings pertain to everyone but themselves. It's hard to think of yourself as needing a warning, or being fallible or mortal. Maybe that's just human nature. Sometimes, we need stern reminders and, unfortunately, tragic events often deliver those reminders. Too often, the reminder comes after…

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What Causes Your Joint to Feel Warm or Hot?

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Question: Warm or Hot Joint - What Could Be the Cause?
Early warning signs of arthritis may include joint pain, joint stiffness, joint swelling and warmth. A warm or hot joint really refers to a joint that is warm to the touch. There are several conditions related to a warm joint…

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Arthritis Affects Children, Too

From about.com

Misconception: Only Old People Get Arthritis When most people think of arthritis they don't associate it with children. The most popular misconception about arthritis is that it is an old person's disease. In reality, arthritis affects people of all ages including about 300,000 American children.

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How to Prevent and Treat Arthritis

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Arthritis. We all know about it but most of us don't really think about it until we have it, and that's too late to prevent its onset. There are ways you can delay the onset of osteoarthritis, the most common form of the disease, and ways…

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