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Breaking Health News: Spondyloarthritis – Inflammatory Arthritis

Debra Murray

    Normally, osteoarthritis doesn’t cause inflammation in the joints. But there’s a type of arthritis called spondyloarthritis, which is a catch-all term for a group of joint diseases that do cause inflammation. Interestingly, unlike osteoarthritis, spondyloarthritis often attacks young adolescent and post-adolescent men.    Symptoms  Most people who suffer from spondyloarthritis suffer pain in their lower back, especially if they have a type of the condition called axial spondyloarthritis. They also suffer from painful swelling of their limbs if they have peripheral spondyloarthritis. The inflammation sets up in the areas where the tendons and the ligaments of the body connect to the sufferer’s bones. The bones...

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Simple Health Tips for Maintaining Healthy Bones

Debra Murray

  Strong bones are crucial to your overall health. Bone mass and health diminish as you get older. Take measures early in life to reduce your chances of getting age-related bone conditions like osteoporosis. Here are some simple steps for maintaining strong, healthy bones throughout the years.   Weight Don't focus on being a certain size. Your main goal should be a healthy body weight for the utmost bone health. Being underweight can greatly increase your chances of getting a bone disease. Consider learning more about your BMI, it will help to indicate if you're at a healthy weight.  ...

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