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Saturday, 4 November 2017

Arthritis of old age people

It is very common diseases among the people and not well understood. It’s not a single disease. It is referring to joint pain or we could call it as a joint disease. Arthritis can attack on joints area of any joint part of body. Some of them can reason change which you can see and feel it such as pain, swelling, warmth and redness in your joints and some of cause less troublesome symptoms, but slowly damage your joints.There are more than 100 types of arthritis in the world. Every age of people, genders and any races from the world can face the arthritis. As we mention in the above that there are more than 100 types of arthritis but which one from these arthritis for older people.
There are three types of arthritis which is commonly sees in adults and above 65 ages of adults have experiences this arthritis which is very common but very painful.
Rheumatoid arthritis

Osteoarthritisis the common type of arthritis in Elders. It starts when cartilage begins to turn into tattered and wears away. Cartilage is a tissue which works as a pad bones in the joints of the body. The cartilage in a joint wears away, leaving a bone that rub against each other. You would feel this in your hands, neck, lower back and weight-bearing joints of your body, such as knees and hips.

1.   Inflexibility and mild pain which comes and goes with activities elders do like walking, bending, or stooping to severe joint pain that keeps on even when you rest or try to sleep.
2.  Sometimes people would feel the pain in the joints even they have not moved them for a while. Once the tautness goes away when you move the joint.
3.  It can also cause problems moving joints and sometimes disability if your back, knees, or hips are affected.


Itis an autoimmune disease which means your body attacks the lining of a joint just as it would if it were trying to protect you from injury or disease. It leads to inflammationin your joints of body. The inflammation causes like pain, swelling, and stiffness that lasts for hours. It can happen in different joints at the same time. You cannot be able to move the joints. People who are suffering from it don't feel well.

The effect of RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS can attack any joint of the body like fingers, wrists, shoulders, elbows, hips, knees, ankles, feet, and neck. If you have on one side of your body in the joints than it is a possibilities to have on the other side of body in the joints andit can also attack organs like heart, muscles, blood vessels, nervous system, and eyes.


It is the painful type of arthritis. An attack can begin when crystals of uric acid form in the connective tissue and/or joint spaces. These deposits lead to swelling, redness, heat, pain, and stiffness in the joint. Gout attacks often follow eating foods like shellfish, liver, dried beans, peas, anchovies, or gravy. Using alcohol, being overweight, and certain medications may also make gout worse. In older people, some blood pressure medicines can also increase your chance of a gout attack.

Gout is most often a problem in the big toe, but it can affect other joints, including your ankle, elbow, knee, wrist, hand, or other toes. Swelling may cause the skin to pull tightly around the joint and make the area red or purple and very tender. Your doctor might suggest blood tests and x-rays. He or she might also take a sample of fluid from your joint while you are having an attack.

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