Posts Tagged ‘arthritis’

Broccoli may Prevent Osteoarthritis, Cancer, Obesity and more

Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative joint disease, causes the breakdown of cartilage in the joints. It is the most common form of arthritis and a key cause of disability, especially in seniors. It affects more than 30 million Americans and the risk for contracting osteoarthritis increases with age. No real cure has been found for…

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Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis

What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? Rheumatoid arthritis is an immune system condition, or “autoimmune disorder,” that causes inflammation of the lining of the joints. It may also affect the skin, eyes, lungs, heart, blood, and nerves. Although RA symptoms can come and go, the disease can worsen over time and may never go away. Early,…

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