Arthritis In Women


Arthritis is a category of conditions characterized by joint pain, stiffness, inflammation, redness and decreased range of motion. Arthritis is a common form of disability, and while it can affect anyone of any age, arthritis is more likely to affect women over the age of 50. Women are slightly more likely to develop arthritis and to experience a greater level of arthritis pain, especially in the hands and knees.

There are two common types of arthritis: Osteoarthritis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune reaction and may affect women because women can have a more reactive immune system. RA tends [Learn More]