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Average age of onset for arthritis

35 Answer: Arthritis, both rheumatoid and osteo-, is often thought of as disease of the later stages of life. Osteoarthritis often strikes in the third and fourth decades of life, rheumatoid in cases peak in the 4th an 5th decade. However juvenile rheumatoid arthritis strikes children below the age of 16. Distribution of age of onset is bimodal (the first …


What is the importance of herbal plants

Herbs have been used by people for longer than we have been keeping written record. Originally they were found in the wild, by the gatherers (of hunter-gatherer groups) and used for a lot of different things. They were used to flavour food, as a source of nutrition, as medicines and for magical purposes. Before there were doctors, herbs were used …

Can Crohn’s disease cause arthritis

Crohn’s can affect the joints. See the related link below for more information. The inflammation that appears with both Crohn’s and UC often shows up in other area’s of the body like joints. The symptoms are pain, swelling and joint stiffness that flare up and then go away, then flare up again. The more severe the IBD the more severe …