Beaty 1

Shontell Beaty

Ms. Chacon

Period: five

May twenty one, 2010

Older uncle " Arthur”

Nathan Wei, of arthritis-treatment-and-relief. com stated which the term arthritis is derived from the Greek term " arthron” meaning joint and " itis” meaning " inflammation”. A common moniker for Rheumatoid arthritis is " Old Granddad Arthur. ” A personification sating the disease can be kin to everyone or that most persons know anyone who has it.

Joint disease is a degeneration of the joint parts. There are many types of osteoarthritis. Some are much more serious than other, and affect persons in different methods.

There are several types of arthritis. Osteo arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriasis, Gonorrhea, Still's disease, Tuberculosis, Rheumatic fever, and many more (Hildyard. Encyclopedia of health. Vol. 2).

Symptoms of osteoarthritis include (information found by Carol and Richard Eustice): * Persistent joint soreness

* Tenderness or perhaps pain in a joint which can be aggravated by simply movement or perhaps activity * Loss range of motion or flexibility in a joint

* Unexplained weight loss

2. Inflammation mentioned by joint swelling, rigidity, redness, and/or warmth 2. Joint deformity

* Serious fatigue, fatigue, weakness, or perhaps feeling of malaise (a feeling of bodily discomfort). * A non-specific fever

* Crepitus (a crackling or perhaps grating sense or sound under the pores and skin around the joints). It is recommended that if perhaps one has any signs or symptoms in the above list going to the doctor is highly important.

Some forms of arthritis will be better early detected for treatment. Such as Psoriatic arthritis which could cause significant health problems. Early diagnosis and aggressive intervention are highly recommended (Nathan Wei. Arthritis-treatment-and-relief. com). Osteoarthritis primarily targets persons over the age of forty five. Osteoarthritis is among the most common joint disorder. It is cause is definitely unknown, but its effect is definitely wear and tear around the joints, generally...