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Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis & gout. Rheumatism is a non-specific good old fashioned Naturopathic term for medical problems affecting the joints and connective tissue. Contains antirheumatic herbs that are alteratives (gradually restore the proper functioning of the whole body to restore health & vitality) & diuretics to assist in the removal of uric acid via the kidneys to reduce build-up of uric acid crystals in the joints that contribute to the gout pain. It also contains anti-inflammatory & anodyne herbs to alleviate swelling, pain & redness.
Osteoarthritis commonly affects the hands, feet, spine & large weight-bearing joints, such as the hips & knees. Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis that is caused by the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of one or more joints.
Ageing is also known as senescence. In general, aging is characterised by the declining ability to respond to stress, increased homeostatic imbalance & increased risk of age related diseases.
Arthritis means inflammation of the joints. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. Degenerative wear & tear changes occur over years of use. Damage to the cartilage results in the release of enzymes that destroy the collagen matrix. This results in pain, swelling, stiffness & restricted mobility.
Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis that is caused by the breakdown and eventual loss of the cartilage of one or more joints. Cartilage is a protein substance that serves as a "cushion" between the bones of the joints.