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What Causes Your Joint to Feel Warm or Hot?

From about.com

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

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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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How to Prevent and Treat Arthritis

From wikihow.com

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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CDC Features - Try walking to ease joint pain

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Walking is the best medicine. Despite the known benefits of physical activity to help manage arthritis, adults with arthritis are less active than adults without arthritis. 1 Walking has been shown to improve arthritis pain, fatigue, function, and quality of life, 2 but over 50% of people with arthritis do…

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Milk Consumption May Decrease Knee Osteoarthritis Progression in Women

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According to study results published online April 7, 2014 in Arthritis Care and Research , women who frequently drink fat-free or low-fat milk may delay the progression of knee osteoarthritis. The finding was not the same for men. Also, not all dairy was associated with this effect — women who…

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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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"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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4 Arthritis Myths for National Arthritis Awareness Month

From everybodywalk.org

Joe Montana has arthritis. Yes, former professional athletes can have it, and indeed for Montana, years of playing impact-heavy football substantially damaged his joints, forcing him reevaluate his lifestyle and get serious about his joint issues.
The month of May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, an effort to spread the word…

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May is National Arthritis Awareness Month: Resources Available from the American College of Rheumatology

From rheumatology.org

Arthritis is an umbrella term used to describe over 100 medical conditions and diseases, known as rheumatic diseases.
Rheumatologists are physicians who are specifically trained to treat rheumatic diseases, and seeing a rheumatologist early after diagnosis of arthritis is your best defense against this disease.
The American College of Rheumatology is committed…

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NSAIDs May Increase Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

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Current and recent use of NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) may be linked to an increased risk of atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) in adults age 55 and older. NSAIDs are commonly prescribed to treat arthritis. According to BMJ Open, researchers monitored the heart health of 8,423 people taking part in the…

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