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Understanding Causes and Symptoms of Arthritis

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Rheumatic disease is a condition in which the body is very painful because it is caused by swelling, inflammation, and pain in the joints or muscles.

Rheumatism is a disease that attacks the body in the limbs, such as in the joints, muscles, bones and tissues around joints.Another complaint that often arises is pain, stiffness, swelling to the limited movement of the limbs. Rheumatic pain is almost the same at the time of sprain pain. However, the arthritis accompanied by inflammation in the joints and the skin looks flushed caused due to inflammation.

Causes of arthritis very much. In general, affected by autoimmune problems yatu immune system turns against joint tissue. Thus, the cartilage around the joints thins padai. And instead, appear new bone. The moment the body moves, the bones in the joints intersect. This incident which causes pain and tenderness.

Before Esophageal Rheumatism, recommend that Doing Things Like:
- Exercise is safe with adequate heating 
- Always seek the ideal body weight 
- Reduce excessive physical activity 
- Reduce consumption of food sources of animal fat 
- Consumption of fruit and vegetables 
- Avoid too long watching TV or working with computers 
- Avoid high heels 
- Relaxation

Some rheumatic diseases such as osteoarthritis is the result of wear and tear on the joints.Other rheumatic diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, occurs when the immune system becomes hyperactive immune system attacking the lining of the joints, causing joint pain, swelling, and destruction.
Almost at each joint can be affected by rheumatic diseases. There is more than 100 rheumatic diseases, but we will focus on some of the common types of arthritis.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sex

Your sex life may not be high on the list of topics when you're discussing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with your doctor. Even if you do not have a lot of other topics to be discussed, such as the side effects of drugs, at the time of morning stiffness and pain, and you just read about a promising new drug cure rheumatoid arthritis, talking about sex can be just embarrassing. But the reality is one of every three people with Rheumatoid Arthritis saying that rheumatoid arthritis have a considerable impact on those who too often have sex.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis affects about 1.3 million Indonesian people, or about 75% of those affected are women. 

In rheumatoid arthritis, the immune system attacks its own tissues, causing joint pain, swelling, and stiffness that can be severe. This condition can lead to permanent joint damage and deformity. 

Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis Including : 

    1.Nyeri joints and swollen 
    joints 2.Keterlibatan some (usually in a symmetrical pattern) 
    3.Keterlibatan other organs 
    4.Kekakuan joints, especially in the morning 
    5. Fatigue 
    7.Benjolan called rheumatoid nodules 

To diagnose RA, the doctor will ask about your medical history and perform a physical examination. Also, X-rays and blood tests are likely to be taken. One blood test for rheumatoid factor may be, it is positive in 70% to 80% of those with Rheumatoid Arthritis.


Approximately 27 million peopleIndonesiaaffected by osteoarthritis (OA). osteoarthritis causes damage to the cartilage over time. Cartilage is a flexible material on the ends of the bones and allows the joints to move smoothly. 

Osteoarthritis can be a normal part of aging that can affect all parts of the body. However, it usually affects the knees, hips, lower back, neck, and fingers. 

Signs and Symptoms of Osteoarthritis, Depending On Joints Involved, Including :

    1.Nyeri on the joint 
    2.Bersama pembengkaka 
    joint 3.Kekakuan 
    4.Kelemahan muscle and joint instability 
    when walking 5.Nyeri 
    6.Kesulitan gripping objects 
    7.Kesulitan dressing or combing hair 
    sitting or bending 8.Kesulitan 

To diagnose osteoarthritis, your doctor will ask about your medical history and symptoms and perform a physical examination. Blood tests can help rule out other types of arthritis or medical problems. A sample of joint fluid from the affected joint may also be examined to eliminate other conditions. 

Usually when a person with Osteoarthritis seek treatment, there are changes seen on X-rays of joints. X-rays can show narrowing of the joint space or the presence of bone spurs. In some cases, MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) may be performed.


SLE or systemic lupus erythematosus is another autoimmune disease, the cause of SLE is not known. 

The signs and symptoms of lupus include :

    1.Nyeri joint 
    joint 3.Kekakuan 
    4.Ruam, including "butterfly rash" on the cheek 
    5.Sensitiv to sunlight 
    6.Rambut loss 
    7.Perubahan color in the fingers or toes when exposed to cold (called Raynaud's phenomenon ) 
    8.Keterlibatan organs, such as kidneys 
    9.Kelainan blood like anemia and blood clotting 
    10.Nyeri chest inflammation of the lining of the heart or lung disease 
    or stroke 11.Kejang 

To diagnose lupus, your doctor will ask about your medical history, perform a physical examination, and order laboratory tests of blood and urine samples. One blood test is a test of antinuclear antibodies (ANA). Most people with lupus have a positive ANA blood test.
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