What is Gathiya Bai disease?
People are often confused about the meaning of the two words “ Arthritis & Rheumatism (Gathiya & Bai). Arthritis means disease of the joints and generally results into inflammatory swelling of the joints.
What is rheumatoid arthritis Wikipedia?
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a long-term autoimmune disorder that primarily affects joints. It typically results in warm, swollen, and painful joints. Pain and stiffness often worsen following rest. Most commonly, the wrist and hands are involved, with the same joints typically involved on both sides of the body.
What’s the worst type of arthritis?
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is recognized as the most disabling type of arthritis.
What is raktha Vatham?
“Rakta Vatham” as it is called, starts mostly in fingers and toes with symptoms of stiffness, swelling, pain and difficulty in folding, spreads on to Wrist Joints, Elbow, Ankle Joints, Knee Joints etc. In the progressed stage all the major and minor Bone Joints are involved with unbearable pain, stiffness and swelling.
Is arthritis curable in early stage?
Although there’s no cure for arthritis, treatments have improved greatly in recent years and, for many types of arthritis, particularly inflammatory arthritis, there’s a clear benefit in starting treatment at an early stage. It may be difficult to say what has caused your arthritis.
How can we prevent gaThiyA?
How to reduce your risk of arthritis
- Stay at a healthy weight. Extra pounds put pressure on weight-bearing joints like hips and knees.
- Control your blood sugar.
- Avoid injury.
- Quit smoking.
- Eat fish twice a week.
- Get routine preventive care.
How is RA detected?
Rheumatoid arthritis can be difficult to diagnose in its early stages because the early signs and symptoms mimic those of many other diseases. There is no one blood test or physical finding to confirm the diagnosis. During the physical exam, your doctor will check your joints for swelling, redness and warmth.
What happens if RA factor is positive?
Results. A positive rheumatoid factor test result indicates that a high level of rheumatoid factor was detected in your blood. A higher level of rheumatoid factor in your blood is closely associated with autoimmune disease, particularly rheumatoid arthritis.
Is RA curable?
There is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis. But clinical studies indicate that remission of symptoms is more likely when treatment begins early with medications known as disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs).