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Arthritis – Chronic Disease of Bones – Causes, Symptoms and Prevention of Arthritis

Arthritis

On 10th March 2011 researchers says that a new protein molecule derived from growth factor progranulin provide treatment for the inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. The development of this protein in the body produces cytokines that control the level of cartilage. Appropriate level of cartilage prevents arthritis in the body. These protein molecules are secreted by the nervous system and other immune system of the body.
Arthritis is taken from a Greek word which means “joint” and its Latin meaning is “inflammation”. It affects the muscles and the skeleton system of the human body specially the joints. It becomes the main cause of disability in the people of over 55 years of age.

Arthritis is not a single disease. It covers other medical conditions.

Types of arthritis

There are more than hundred types of arthritis. Some are given below:

1. Osteoarthritis
It is a type of arthritis in which cartilage loses its elasticity. If the cartilage is stiff it damages easily. Cartilage functions as a shock absorber. When the cartilage is damaged the tendons and the ligaments are damaged too as a result it causes pain in the muscles and bones.

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Some Tips For Early Prevention For Heart Attack

Heart attack is a quite common problem worldwide, for experiencing heart attack you don’t need to reach your 50s or 60s. This is one of the deadliest situations when we have no other option except praying, so early prevention is always welcome.

  • Knowledge about the initial signs of heart attack is very important, like- shortness of breath, leg swelling, chest pain, prolonged cough, pounding heat etc.
  • A smoking habit increases the chances of cardiac arrest, so try to control your smoking habit.

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Some Healthy Tips for Skin Cancer Prevention

Skin Cancer Prevention

skincancerThe most common skin cancers are melanoma, basal cell cancer & squamous cell cancer. Basically it’s a type of malignant growth. At the early stages most of these ailments are detectable.

Sun exposure is one of the major reasons of skin cancer. But you can’t just confine yourself within the home, specially if you are a working person.

  • Reduce the sun-exposure as much as you can (specially from the strongest rays 10 am- 4 pm). From TV and newspaper you can find out the UV index at your area.
  • Before going out don’t forget to apply sunscreen lotion (30 minutes before you go out) with SPF factor of 15 or upward.
  • To protect your lip use lip balm/cap stick with SPF assurance.

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