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Health Warning: Dangers of Psoriatic Arthritis

Debra Murray

  Psoriatic arthritis (PA) is a form of arthritis that occurs with the chronic skin condition psoriasis. Symptoms may vary in individuals, and may affect any joint. PA generally affects the skin first, but the symptoms of arthritis may develop before the red and silver scaly patches that generally characterize psoriasis.     What Is Psoriatic Arthritis?    Psoriasis is caused when the body starts attacking its own cells, in this case skin cells. In about 30 percent of all cases of psoriasis, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation, the body's immune system does not stop with attacking skin cells, but...

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Breaking Health News on Psoriatic Arthritis

Debra Murray

  What is Psoriatic Arthritis?  Individuals with skin psoriasis often also develop psoriatic arthritis that affects the nails, tendons and joints. Medical researchers have determined that a particular inherited skin tissue type is usually responsible for the condition. Patients often have inflammation in the bones of the vertebral column such as various forms of arthritis.    Additional symptoms of psoriatic arthritis include pain in the ligaments, tendons, joints and muscles of the feet. Plantar fasciitis creates pain on the sole of the foot throughout the connective tissue. Most patients have tears in the tissue of the feet that develop over many years...

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Simple Health Tips for Psoriatic Arthritis

Debra Murray

Psoriatic arthritis affects nearly 30 percent of individuals who have been previously diagnosed with psoriasis. This inflammatory condition generally occurs in bursts that often coincide with trigger factors, which are then related to increased inflammatory processes. Stymieing these arthritic outbreaks is the primary goal of treatment, and much of the focus is placed on reducing overall inflammation. From non-steroidal anti-inflammatories to biologic recombinant agents, medicinal treatments seek to reduce the body's inclination to attack arthritic joints.    Psoriatic arthritis patients should seek to combine prescribed medications and topical agents with an anti-inflammatory lifestyle. These holistic practices can be delineated into several...

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The Ten Most Common Types of Arthritis

Debra Murray

There are many kinds of arthritis that a person can develop. So it is important to know the signs and symptoms of each one to look for. Read on for a list of ten of the most common forms of arthritis and how their symptoms can be relieved by BLUESPRING natural pain relief products.    Osteoarthritis    Osteoarthritis is caused by the slow degradation of the cartilage that cushions the bones. This type of arthritis most commonly affects the hands, hips, spine, and knees. It can cause bone spurs to form, and each area with cartilage loss will be in a lot of...

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