What Is Arthritis?
Arthritis is the result of degenerative changes in the organism that generally develop in the second half of life and are a part of the aging process. Due to today’s way of life and nutrition, the onset of these changes is being shifted towards younger age.
Arthritis includes over 120 different ailments. Regardless of the type, Arthritis is a chronic illness and remains in the body for life. For many, it is inevitable part of aging. Most people start suffering from some of the arthritis symptoms around the age of 50.
The degenerative changes usually start manifesting themselves through intermittent pain in the joints. This is followed by joint stiffness, swelling, inflammations, redness, and permanent joint and muscle pains.
These are often followed by secondary symptoms, such as insomnia, chronic fatigue, cramping, and depression. The changes in weather generally cause worsening of some of these symptoms.