Rheumatism is a group of diseases consisting of various types of diseases or disorders related to bones, prone to joints, joints, muscle joints, and other soft tissues around the joints. Rheumatism includes 110 more types of disorders that cause arthritis in the joints, pain in the muscles and bones. Arthritis means swelling, pain, and loss of range of motion from the joint. These types of diseases also cause inflammation of connective tissue in other parts of the body. Inflammation is a condition in the body part that is felt painful, stiff, looks swollen, and sometimes the skin above it looks reddish red and feels warm.
Prevention of rheumatism
Diet is considered as a cause of rheumatism (at least as a trigger). This can happen, for example in gout. In sufferers of bone calcification (osteoporosis) who are obese, the purpose of the diet is to lose weight so that the knee load is not too heavy. But in patients who are underweight or normal weight, a diet is not recommended unless there are other comorbidities that require the patient to set a diet.
In addition to diet, rheumatoid sufferers must pay attention to sports factors, but the type is not the same for all sufferers. In patients with knee joints, an exercise that is not permitted is one that requires joint loading (such as running and jumping). But generally good exercise for rheumatoid sufferers is swimming. Swimming is a good thing for rheumatoid sufferers because all the joints move along, and the most important thing is that there is no joint loading.
Other things that need to be considered against the prevention of rheumatism (especially aimed at lower waist bone pain) familiarize correct posture such as sitting, standing, lifting weights, and other work. It can be concluded that the prevention factors that must be considered are; diet problems, proper exercise, rest, and maintaining a good posture.
Rheumatic Healing Efforts
Factors for treatment, rehabilitation programs, and surgery in healing efforts are very important. This is sometimes still coupled with psychotherapy in patients who experience psychological disorders (especially in chronic rheumatic sufferers), for example, people who are bored in treatment. Modern medicine is divided into two parts,
- The first to suppress nonsteroidal inflammation (such as prednisone),
- The second is to suppress the course of the disease, it is usually used in groups of rheumatoid arthritis and negative sero (gold salt, Chloroquine, Salasopirin)
Rheumatic drugs such as Prednisone, are not able to treat all types of rheumatism. Only in certain circumstances that require supervision by a doctor, is this drug needed, because it is proven that after years of use it does not stop the disease. So it only eliminates pain, while the disease still exists.
Prednisone side effects are very large, which causes stomach ulcers, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Therefore, there are now many circulating drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like painkillers and suppress inflammation, such as Feldene, Voltaren, and Tilcotil.
Second drugs such as Penicillamine, Chloroquine, and Salasopirin, each of which has side effects, therefore, must be under the supervision of a doctor for its use. In gout, illness due to too high levels of uric acid in the blood, there is a class of drugs that can suppress acid levels in the blood called Allopurinol. In generative joint disease due to aging, until now no cure has been found
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