What are the 5 worst states for arthritis?

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What are the 5 worst states for arthritis?

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The 5 worst states for arthritis are Arkansas, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Alabama and Montana.

Delaware and Georgia are also the other worst states for arthritis.

The best states to live in with Arthritis are Arizona, Texas, Nevada and Eastern Sierra region of California.

Arthritis does not show up in blood work although blood test can help with the diagnoses of arthritis.

Your doctor will test for arthritis through X rays, MRI's and ultrasounds and through arthrocentesis which is the removing of some fluid from a joint.

Your doctor will also review your medical history and current symptoms to aid them in diagnosing and testing for arthritis.

The age that arthritis usually starts is age 50 or older although arthritis can start at any age including those 30 or younger.

Osteoarthritis usually starts by age 50 or older and Rheumatoid arthritis usually starts at age 30 to 60 years of age.

The vitamin that helps with joint pain is vitamin D and vitamin C and also fish oil, Turmeric, Chondroitin, Calcium, Boswella, and Collagen.

Drinking water does help to lubricate your joints and reduce inflammation.

You should aim to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day to stay healthy and keep your joints lubricated and healthy.

The vitamin that is good for joint lubrication is vitamin C and vitamin D as well as fish oil, Glucosamine, Chondroitin, Calcium and Turmeric.

You can lubricate your joints by exercising often, walking, doing gentle stretching and staying hydrated by drinking plenty of water.

Water is the best drink to lubricate your joints and keep you healthy and drinking plenty of water daily can help keep your joints lubricated and reduce pain and swelling in the joints.

The early warning signs of arthritis are stiffness, swelling, joint pain, joint swelling, fatigue, morning stiffness, decrease in range of motion, pain, redness, tenderness, loss of flexibility and deformity.

Pain and stiffness in and around one or more joints are common symptoms for most types of arthritis.

Depending on the type of arthritis, symptoms can develop suddenly or gradually over time.

Symptoms of arthritis may come and go, or persist over time.

You can flush out arthritis by drinking plenty of water and staying hydrated which also helps fight inflammation.

Drinking plenty of water also keeps your joints well lubricated and also prevents gout attacks.

The toxins that should be avoided in arthritis are salt, processed foods, dairy products, Trans Fats, Red meat, Gluten, Sugar, Alcohol and Carbohydrates.

Things that should be avoided with arthritis are alcohol, omega 6 fatty acids, processed foods, sugar and other sugar alternatives, red meat and fried foods, refined carbohydrates and high fat dairy and cheese.

The type of arthritis that is crippling is rheumatoid arthritis which is considered the most disabling form of arthritis.

Jobs that should be avoided with osteoarthritis are firefighter jobs, construction worker jobs or other jobs that require heavy lifting or strenuous work.

Degenerative joint disease is the same as arthritis and osteoarthritis.

You can slow down degenerative joint disease through physical therapy, walking, staying active, maintaining a healthy weight, controlling blood sugar, protecting your joints and taking joint supplements.

Physical therapy does help degenerative joint disease and can help keep the degenerative disease from getting worse and progressing.

Degenerative bone and degenerative joint disease is not very serious although degenerative disease can worsen over time and result in chronic pain such as stiffness and joint pain and can become severe enough to make any daily tasks difficult.

Degenerative joint disease may also cause sleep disturbances and depression.

Physical therapy does help degenerative arthritis as long as you keep up with the physical therapy.

There are things that can be done for degenerative arthritis which include surgery, physical therapy, pain medication, lifestyle changes, exercise and staying active.

The different types of degenerative disorders are.

Degenerative disc disease.
Diabetes.
Alzheimer's disease.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Friedreich's ataxia.
Huntington's disease.
Lewy body disease.
Parkinson's disease.
Spinal muscular atrophy.
Dementia.

An example of degenerative disease is degenerative disc disease, Alzheimer's disease or Lewy Body Dementia.

Degenerative disease can be caused by genetics, tumors, stroke, viruses, chemicals, toxins or through normal wear and tear.

Degenerative disease is hereditary as some degenerative diseases are inherited.

Some people also develop other degenerative diseases as they age and from viruses.

Common degenerative diseases are degenerative disc disease, arthritis, spinal muscular atrophy, Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, Huntington's disease, Friedreich's ataxia, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Alzheimer's disease.

Degeneration in medical terms means deterioration.

Degenerative diseases are diseases that can affect many of the body's activities, such as balance, movement, talking, breathing, and heart function.

Many degenerative diseases are genetic although sometimes causes of degenerative diseases are from a stroke, tumor or even alcoholism.

Even viruses, chemicals and toxins can lead to degenerative disease.

Some of the common degenerative diseases are Parkinson's disease, arthritis, multiple sclerosis and degenerative disc disease.

Degenerative nerve diseases can be serious or life-threatening.

It depends on the type.

Most of the degenerative diseases have no cure.

Treatments may help improve symptoms, relieve pain, and increase mobility.

Treatment for degenerative disease may include occupational therapy, physical therapy, or both, special exercises, medications, losing weight, and surgery.

Medical options include injecting the joints next to the damaged disc with steroids and a local anesthetic.

These are called facet joint injections.

Early signs of degenerative neurological disease are.

A loss of inhibition.
Anxiety.
Agitation.
Apathy.
Difficulty with movement.
Forgetfulness.
Memory loss.
Mood changes.

Walking can help treat degenerative disc disease since it's a mild form of physical therapy, which is good for your spine and joints.

The pain of degenerative disc disease could be in your lower back or the neck.

It can extend to the hands, arms, legs, and butt.

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