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abr 26, 2016

Arthritis at 16

Popular believe is that joint deformity only occurs in older people and that arthritis strikes most often on women between 30 and 40 years old. However, there are hundreds of types of arthritis, with rheumatoid arthritis being the most common among young women and it’s possible to develop it before age 16, or even after 60.

A lot of times this is due to the fact that these people perform tasks that cause trauma by being exposed to drastic temperature changes, like washing and ironing clothes, and the cooking for example. Other ideas suggest that it’s due to the size of the muscles and skeleton, as well as the strength of men and women, which is why women develop this disease earlier than men.

Statistics show that almost two-thirds of the people that with develop this disease are women. Arthritis affects around 37 percent of the female population, and about 28 percent of the male population.

Therefore, it’s important to have a special diet to treat and prevent arthritis, work out regularly and using the correct technique to protect the joints, control stress, rage and depression, and organization of your life. When a person is diagnosed with the disease it’s recommended to avoid a stressful life and rough movements, sleep at least 10 hours, and avoid jobs that require intense physical exercise.

Also, during the work day, keep a straight position while sitting an avoid remaining with the neck or back hunched or bended for too long. When resting, maintain an adequate position, try not to bend the joints and keep arms and legs stretched.

Arthritis is a disease in which the immune system creates a chronic inflammatory process on the joints, which means, it’s a damage in the structure of the bone, tendons and ligaments. For arthritis and rheumatoid diseases, acute inflammatory processes at a joint and nervous level, neuralgias and trauma, Dexa-Neuraxin is prescribed.

This content is of informative nature, it does not substitute a doctor's visit.