Uric acid is normally found in your blood and in your urine. Higher levels can cause a kidney stone, painful arthritis, kidney damage or can trigger a stroke or a heart attack.
Aches in your back and joints are one thing (and are very common in older individuals) but when the aches turn into pain, you should really pay more attention. Here’s what you should be on the lookout for. First, understand that pain and tenderness are […]
FEATURED IN INVITE® HEALTH’S SUMMER 2015 CATALOG Suddenly, one morning you wake up with a stiff, swollen, and painful joint. You most likely have arthritis. In the United States, more than 50% of individuals over 60 years of age have osteoarthritis, the most common form […]
Arthritis – stiff, painful, swollen joints – is not a single disease. There are more than 100 arthritis-related conditions. The most common is osteoarthritis – “wear-and-tear”. Nearly 27 million Americans have osteoarthritis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Osteoarthritis, in which joint […]
Photo by Lucaxx Freire on Unsplash Joint health issues affect millions of people across the country. There are numerous causes of joint problems; everything from a simple fall to a chronic illness can cause serious pain, swelling, and immobility for those who suffer. Research on […]