Sep 01

What You Need To Know About The Most Common Types Of Arthritis

By MD for Seniors

Many people believe that arthritis is a single condition. However, it’s important to know that it is a general term used to describe multiple joint conditions that have different causes and side effects. According to the Arthritis Foundation, there are more than 100 types of arthritis, but the most common are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout and fibromyalgia.

The majority of those impacted by a form of arthritis are over 65 years old and account for almost half of the 52.5 million diagnosed with the disease, explained the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each form of arthritis …read more

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