Arthritis Flashcards


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Arthritis

over 100 different types

we focus on Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid and Gouty

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Life-Span Change

joint stiffens, disuse hampers blood supply and activity and exercise can sleep joints functional longer

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What gender does Osteoarthritis effect the most

more women effected than males

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Osteoarthritis effects what part of the body

Hands, hips and knees

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What age does osterarthritis begin

after age 50

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What causes osteoathritis

when cartilage and other tissues in joint breakdown, auto immune disease

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Rheumatoid effects which gender the most

3 times more females than males

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What does Rheumatoid effect in the body

Hands, wrists and knees

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What age does Rheumatoid set in

between ages 30-60

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What causes Rheumatoid

the immune system attacking healthy body tissue

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What gender is effected the most by gouty arthritis

4 times more males than females

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What does gouty effect

one joint at a time- big toe, ankle and knees

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What ages does gouty set in

between ages 30-50

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What causes gouty

too much uric acid build up in the body