Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Arthritis Treatment

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease (a disease that occurs when the body is attacked by the immune system itself) that cause inflammation in the joints in a long time. The disease attacks the joints, usually on a lot of joints, characterized by inflammation of the synovial membrane and joint structures as well as muscle atrophy and bone thinning. In Figure 1, shown that RA can cause pain, redness, heat bent and around the joints. Based on the study, RA is more common in women than in men with a ratio of incidence of 3: 1.


Generally, this disease attacks the joints of the fingers, wrists, shoulders, knees, and feet. In patients with advanced stage will make the patient unable to perform daily activities and quality of life decreases. Other symptoms that include fever, decreased appetite, weight loss, weakness and anemia. But sometimes the patient does not feel the symptoms. It is estimated that cases of Rheumatoid Arthritis affects the age of 18 years and ranges from 0.1% to 0.3% of the total population of Indonesia.

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