Garlic is said to have anti inflammatory property so it would be helpful in the case of RA however that being said The amount of inflammation that often accompanies RA far outstrips the capability of garlic to deal with it. A word of warning, If you are able one way or another to stop the inflammation that is caused in RA by all means use it. however The inflammation in joints that RA causes destroys the joints and surrounding tissue this can be controlled with mainstream medicines. if it is not controlled the damage can not be undone, so you only get one shot at getting it right.
No, Rheumatoid arthritis is not contagious.
Rheumatoid arthritis is not a hereditary condition. While it is not passed down parents, certain genes that make you more susceptible to rheumatoid arthritis are.
No, Milwaukee shoulder is not a type of rheumatoid arthritis.
Information regarding rheumatoid arthritis is available at a number of websites. Try http://www.arthritis.org/rheumatoid-arthritis.php.Also visit http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/rheumatoid-arthritis/DS00020 and http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001467/.
Arthritis comes in over a hundred different forms. However when referring to rheumatoid arthritis a blood test is done the checks for rheumatoid factor (RF). In about 70to 80% of cases rheumatoid arthritis will be accompanied by a positive RF. However in the rest of the cases where all indicators point to Rheumatoid arthritis and where no RF is found it is referred to a seronegative rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatoid arthritis in the toes Forefoot problems such as hammer toes, claw toes, mallet toes, and bunions often develop as a result of arthritis, particularly rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in your joints. The main symptoms are joint pain and swelling. It‰Ûªs the second most common form of arthritis in North America. Research has given us a better understanding about the process of inflammation, and this has led to better forms of treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatoid arthritis results from the inflammation of the synovial membranes.
Yes you can, This is called Juvenile Rheumatoid arthritis and even baby's can have serious problems with it.
No Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease in its own right and is not a reaction to TB.
No, it is not a treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. It is good if you have trouble with muscle cramps though.
You may have RA even though you don't have rheumatoid factor. In this case it is referred to as seronegative rheumatoid arthritis.