Today, October 12 – world day against arthritis

The world health organization set the annual increase in cases of rheumatic diseases and to address issues of early diagnosis and rehabilitation of patients initiated on this day.

Сьогодні, 12 жовтня – Всесвітній день боротьби з артритом

Date appeared in the calendar in 1996

Conducting statistical analyses in 1996, the world health organization set the annual increase in cases of rheumatic diseases and to address issues of early diagnosis and rehabilitation of patients initiated on this day.

In recent years, people increasingly began to suffer from connective tissue diseases, and musculoskeletal system. Medical statistics says that European countries are leading in the number of such diseases among the adult population.

Medicine has proven that rheumatoid arthritis not just in older age. He identified the majority of people aged 30 years to 55. Late treatment leads to disability, informs Rus.Media.

The leading place among all of arthritis is osteoarthritis (osteoarthritis), which accounts for approximately 75% of all diseases of the musculoskeletal system, however, such as arthritis rheumatoid, psoriatic, ankylosing and other quite common among younger and working-age people.

Today doctors are widely discussed risk factors that contribute to arthritis because it is proven that Smoking, physical inactivity, overweight, inflammatory bowel disease, periodontal disease and deficiency of vitamin D can cause arthritis.

And my favorite of all the sun is generally contraindicated in such cases of arthritis, like rheumatoid and often leads to its aggressive development.

Diseases of the joints necessarily require timely initiation of treatment, it is better if the first symptoms to very quickly stop the inflammation and thus prevent the development of disability and incapacity for work and is usually the first 6-12 months.

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Treatment of arthritis are often long and costly, requires constant medical supervision and such patients should be followed up by the rheumatologist or physician.

So it is very important early diagnosis and prevention of disease and underestimation of the problems associated with articular pain and delayed treatment to the doctor will greatly reduce the chances of recovery or remission, and hence on high-quality and long life.

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