Arthritis is the inflammation and associated pain caused at the joints where two or more bones come in contact. The condition can be caused due to several reasons. Although considered to be a medical condition that develops gradually, arthritis has often been seen to appear suddenly in people. Most people suffering from this condition are in the upper adult age group, but it is not uncommon for children and teenagers to suffer from it.
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention states that arthritis is likely to occur more in the case of women than in men. It is also more common in overweight people.
Symptoms of Arthritis
The common symptoms of arthritis include pain, inflammation, reduced range of motion, and rigidity in the joint. These symptoms can range from mild to extreme. There is no fixed set of rules how the symptoms may progress. They may remains the same or deteriorate with time.
Severe form of the condition can however cause extreme pain and a virtual inability to perform daily activities, even including climbing stairs or walking. The changes caused to the join can sometimes be permanent. They may or may not be visible, but the damages are usually visible in X-rays. Variations of arthritis have also been known to affect organs like heart, lungs, eyes and kidneys.
Causes of Arthritis
Many types of arthritis are caused due to gradual destruction of the cartilage tissue. The most common type of arthritis, osteoarthritis, is caused by years of wear and tear of this tissue. But other conditions like injuries to joints and infections can speed up this breakdown. There is higher chance of developing the condition if you have a family history of osteoarthritis.
What is Cartilage? Cartilage is a connective tissue found in all joints. Its function is to absorb the shocks and pressures created during movement so as to protect the joints while facilitating smoother motion of the joint.
Rheumatoid arthritis is another common type of arthritis. This condition develops because of the immune systems affect on the body tissues. In this case the immunity adversely affects the synovium. The synovium is responsible for the release of the synovial fluid that works as a lubricant for the joints while also nourishing the cartilage.
Rheumatoid arthritis has been known to gradually destroy cartridge. It is a relatively serious condition and can also cause gradual destruction of the bone. Like other auto-immune conditions, researchers haven’t been able to determine the reasons behind this condition. However, studies show that a family history of the condition can increase the chances of suffering from this form of arthritis.
How to Heal Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Here is a recipe that you can make at home to treat rheumatoid arthritis and even the numbness associated with it.
- Honey – 4.4 lb
- Distilled/rain water – 1 liter
- Dry alfalfa clover – 0.5 lb
How to Prepare the Recipe?
Heat the rain/distilled water on low flame and cook the alfalfa clover in it. Filter out the clover once it has boiled for 30 minutes and add honey.
How to Take the Recipe? Take 2 tbsp of the recipe before food, 3 times per day. Every time you take it, the pain and the numbness will subside.