Arthritis is a common joint problem that can affect one as well as multiple joints. Generally there are more than 100 different types of arthritis. But the most common among them are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. The problem of arthritis is more common in women as compared to men. In general, it occurs frequently in older people.
Different Types of Arthritis
Three most common types of arthritis are well explained below:
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common type of arthritis. This problem occurs mainly due to the breakdown of the cartilage in the joints.
In general, this type of arthritis can occur in any joint of our body. But the weight bearing joints of the hips, spine and knees are commonly affected due to this type of arthritis.
Osteoarthritis may sometimes, affect fingers, neck, large toe and thumb as well.
Ankylosing spondylitis is another form of arthritis, in which, there occurs painful inflammation that mainly affects the spine. It causes the ankylosis of vertebral as well as sacroiliac joints and is more common in younger males.
The word ankylosing spondylitis consist of two words "ankylo" which means stiffening of a joint and the other word "spondylo" which means vertebrae. In this type of arthritis, the bones of the spine may grow or fuse together which results in a rigid spine.
In general, commonly affected joints by ankylosing spondylitis are the Joints between the vertebrae of the spine and joints between the spine and pelvis. It may occur in other joints as well such as the joints of the shoulders, knees and hips etc.
Rheumatoid arthritis is also a common form of arthritis that usually starts at the middle age, but can occur in young children and elder people also. Rheumatoid arthritis affects joints on both sides of the body.
The hands, wrists and knees are commonly affected parts by this type of arthritis. It may affect the skin, lungs, heart, blood, eyes and nerves as well.
What are the Symptoms of Arthritis?
The common symptoms of arthritis are listed below:
- Pain in the joints.
- Inflammation in the joints.
- Stiffness, swelling, redness and warmth in the joints.
- Tenderness in the inflamed joints.
- Sometimes, fever, weight loss and fatigue.
What are the Causes of Arthritis?
There are several causes of arthritis, but the more common ones are listed below:
- An infection or injury to the joint.
- Reduction in the normal amount of cartilage.
- Weak immune system.
- Family history.
- Age factor.
How can arthritis be diagnosed?
A doctor can diagnose arthritis by physical exam. During this diagnosis, he will check for fluid around the red, swollen joints as well as the limited motion in the joints.
By extracting and analyzing the joint fluids, he can diagnose from what type of arthritis, a person is suffering. There are some tests that can be used to confirm the arthritis. These include X-ray, MRI and CT scans. These tests helps to see the detailed images of the bones as well as cartilage.
Herbal Remedies for Arthritis by Planet Ayurveda
Planet Ayurveda provides best combination of effective herbal remedies such as Joint Support Pack for ayurvedic treatment of arthritis. These herbal remedies are prepared from using best quality herbs and strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda. All these herbal remedies of Planet Ayurveda are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian. These are free from chemicals, additives and preservatives. These are safe to use as these are free from side effects.
- Bone Support - 2 Capsules twice daily.
- Curcumin Capsules - 2 Capsules twice daily.
- Joint Aid Plus - 2 Capsules twice daily.
- Coral Calcium Complex- 1 Capsule twice daily.
1. Bone Support
Bone support capsule has natural calcium extracts obtained from the natural, herbal sources of calcium. Each capsule contains standardized extract of herbs like asthishrinkhala (Cissus quadrangularis), Shudh Laksha (Laccifera lacca), Sahijan (Moringa oleifera), Arjun (Terminalia arjuna) and mineral source, Praval pishti (Corallium rubrum).
These extracts stimulate increased absorption of calcium from the blood into the body. The hormonal control that helps in calcium absorption in the body is also influenced by regular use of this capsule.
In case of osteoarthritis, Capsule bone support can be taken as a great health supplement to support joint mobility and minimize loss of synovial fluid which leads to swelling and inflammation at the site of joint.
2. Curcumin Capsules
Curcumin is the main active chemical present in Turmeirc which is responsible for the remarkable medicinal properties exhibited by turmeric. Curcumin is a very potent anti – inflammatory agent that helps relieve any kind of inflammation in the body.
It suppresses the immune response that is involved in the development of inflammatory symptoms in the body. Planet Ayurveda's Curcumin capsule contains standardized extract of 95%curcuminoids present in Turmeric. These extracts give the best results, therefore it is always good to go for 95% curcuminoid content while purchasing any Turmeric supplement.
Planet Ayurveda's Curcumin capsule is a very versatile herbal supplement that has great rejuvenating properties and is very helpful in managing senile disorders like osteoarthritis.
3. Joint aid plus
Capsule Joint aid plus contains standardized extract of Nirgundi (Vitex negundo), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Shallaki (Boswellia serrate), Ardarak (Zingiber officianale), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) and Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera).
These capsules help in dealing with all kinds of joint conditions that cause any kind of skeletal problem in the body. Regular use of this product helps in the maintenance of joint flexibility and lubrication so as to minimize wear and tear in patients of osteoarthritis.
Besides this, the capsules act as a great source of dietary nutrition for the bones and joints in the body
4. Coral Calcium Complex
Coral calcium capsule from the house of Planet Ayurveda is a combination of natural plant and vegetable extracts that effectively help in sustained and efficient calcium absorption by the body.
the body. These capsules are purely vegetarian and made from the best quality and purified coral and plant extracts which are rich in many minerals such as Phosphorus, Magnesium, Silica, Vitamin D etc.
All these minerals together help to support healthy bones and joint support in the body. In patients of osteoarthritis, these capsules help in maintaining bone density thereby reducing bone fragility. It also helps to diminish chances of bone fractures that occur due to reduced bone mass in old age.
The ingredients of coral calcium complex are as follows:-
- Praval pishti
- Akik pishti
- Jwar mohra pishti
- Kamdudha rasa
- Mukta pishti
- Giloy satva.
Where to buy Joint Support Pack?
To buy Joint Support Pack, please visit store.planetayurveda.com/joint-support-pack.html