Arthritis – Disorder of Joints

Arthritis is a disorder of the joints. It cannot be referred to as a single disease. There are more than 100 types of this disorder. People of all ages irrespective of race and gender can have or are having this disorder. Even children can have one or the other type of arthritis. But it occurs more commonly in women and old people. The common symptoms of arthritis includes swelling, stiffness and pain in the joints. There are chances that arthritis can cause permanent changes in the joints. S...
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Osteoporosis – Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Osteoporosis is a disorder of the bone which reduces the bone strength. As a result bones become fragile and are easily susceptible to fractures. Bones become weak to such an extent that even a minor stress can cause fracture. It can occur in any bone of the skeleton. But the most affected areas are the hips, spine, ribs and wrists. Osteopenia Osteopenia is a condition in which the mineral bone density is less than normal. But the mineral bone density is not in the osteoporosis range. It is ...
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