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Osteoarthritis: risk factors and prevention

May 27th 2014 at 9:28 PM

Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease due to aging and articular cartilage lesions. To prevent this, you need to understand the risk of disease.The secret to the system, bones, joints strong seasons when The secret "standard" unbelievably strong bones Decrease osteoarthritis pain without using drugs

Arthritis Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease due to aging and articular cartilage lesions. Cartilage is the slippery tissue covering the ends of bones and allows the joint bones slide past each other. When cartilage wears away and breaks, the bone under the cartilage to rub together causing pain, swelling and stiffness, osteoarthritis formation.
1. The risk factors that can lead to osteoarthritis

- Family history.
- Being overweight increases the risk of arthritis in the hip joints, knees, ankles and feet so overweight that the articular cartilage is worn more.
- Fractures or other joint injuries such as ligament and cartilage injuries in joints can lead to osteoarthritis later.
- Heavy workout as jumping, running.

Osteoarthritis: The risk factors and how to prevent 1
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2. Doing nothing to prevent osteoarthritis?

- Maintain active lifestyle: Maintain a positive exercise helps maintain body movements in general and in particular match. Be sure to consult your doctor about your exercise regimen at home appropriate. Exercise like swimming underwater or water aerobics are particularly profitable.

- Lose weight: Being overweight  will increase the load on the joints. The obesity doubled their body weight on his back, knees and hips with every move. The risk of developing osteoarthritis is 4 times higher in obese people. Therefore, reduction of excess weight is a way to prevent osteoarthritis.

- Massage: Massage therapy can help relieve pain temporarily. But to ensure that you get a massage by someone with experience to know how to treat sensitive areas pillow.

- Food Supplement: Although unproven but glucosamine supplementation does not seem helpful in controlling osteoarthritis.

Experimental data have shown that vitamin B6 deficiency is a cause of bone and joint injuries. Therefore, you should supplement vitamin B6-rich foods like chicken, bananas, oatmeal, sunflower seeds, soybeans.

People with osteoarthritis should avoid deficiency of zinc, selenium and folic acid improve osteoarthritis. The recommended amount of zinc is 15 mg daily use. The richest sources of zinc are oysters, nuts. The richest sources of selenium are garlic, cinnamon, whole grains.

Make sure you add enough vitamin-C rich foods in the diet for people with osteoarthritis is thought to be deficient in vitamin C. Fresh pineapple is also very good because of the pineapple enzyme bromelain may help reduce swelling and inflammation by osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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