Rheumatoid Arthritis

Battling With Rheumatoid Arthritis? Get These Tips. Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that affects the joints. Its attack leads to the loss of movement in the joints of your hands and feet. It is also experienced in the neck (cervical spine) and lower back region. The inflammation of the joints (the synovial joints) causes stiffness in the movement of the neck. Inflammation also happens in the lungs, heart and other blood vessels. Rheumatoid lung disease is common complication of this back condition. Women are more likely to suffer from this type of back pain than men. Individuals between the ages of 45 and 50 are more liable to suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. However, anybody of any age can be a victim. Common symptoms are: • You may experience burning pain on the neck • Swelling around your back neck region is also felt • You will find it difficult to move the neck freely • It can also come with headache • When you experience pain on your arms, your neck region is affected • When you experience pain on limb then you lower back region is attacked • Symptoms may generally be similar to those of Osteoarthritis Causes of this Condition include: • Break down of immune system has been linked to this disease condition • Infection with virus and bacteria can also escalate this disease condition Treatment • You can take analgesics and anti-inflammatory medication (glucocorticoids and NSAIDS) to relieve pain (Consult your Doctor) • Physical therapy will help you to improve the movement of your neck. Please consult your therapist • Drugs such as Corticosteroids and Remicade can improve your health condition. Please seek advice from your Doctor • Consult your Doctor for further treatment • Surgery is undertaken to remove inflamed synovial and stop further damages to other joints • Exercises help to better condition • Other forms of treatment like rest, use of honey, insulin and electroconvulsive therapy have been found fruitful