H - history
Arthritis was discovered in human victims in Germany in 185, bones from 150,000 years ago showed osteoarthritis
I - Immunization
There is no natural immunity for this disease because it is genetic. It can skips generations and end up in grandchildren if the grandparent has it. For example, my grandma has rheumatoid arthritis which was passed to my brother and my cousin.
J - juvenile
Juvenile arthritis is also known as pediatric rheumatic disease. This disease can develop in children under 16 years of age and it affects around 300,000 children in the United States.
K - Kill
There are dozens of other lesser known complications of Rheumatoid Arthritis which can contribute to early death including involvement of blood vessels, nerves, and other vital organs.
L - laboratory testing
Arthritis is discovered in a person through blood tests. Blood tests are abnormal when a person has rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis.
M - medication
Medication can be given to arthritis patients. Steroids help strengthen muscles and joints and are prescribed while pain relievers can be bought over the counter. Enbrel is one.
N - nations
Arthritis has a greater impact on minorities. African Americans , Hispanics, Asians and other minorities populations in the U.S. have lower rates of arthritis compared to white population. However, they experience greater severity of pain and more work and daily activity limitations than whites.
O - occupations
Many doctors including x-ray technicians, nurses, and doctors who deal with blood analysis help develop treatments for arthritis.
P - prevention
To prevent arthritisexercise, avoid injury, control weight, take omega 3s, regular doctor check-ups
Q - quarantine
There is no quarantine for arthritis because it is hereditary and is only spread through bloodlines. The gene is in your DNA.
R - risk
Low lethality rate and moderate chance of getting the disease. 22.7% of adults are told they have a form of arthritis. You have a higher risk of getting it if a family member has it. It also more common in women than in men.
S - symptoms
Pain, swelling, reduced range of motion, and stiffness in the joints, ankle, back, fingers, hands, muscles, neck or wrist.
T - transmission
transmitted hereditarily and is more prevalent in people who take part in physical work.