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May help prevent cancer, diabetes, immune system conditions and osteoarthritis.
Arthritis: May improve symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
The pain from the deteriorated joint at the base of her thumb caused by osteoarthritis was worsening, making her favorite hobby — gardening — increasingly difficult.
Many of those patients got hooked after a physician prescribed a relatively short course of pain medication for appendicitis, osteoarthritis, back or joint pain, or kidney or gallstones.
Associated health problems include certain types of cancer, type II diabetes, heart disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, osteoarthritis, and high blood pressure.
Rocky had lost muscle mass and suffered from a degenerative spine condition, osteoarthritis in his hips and complications from previous surgeries in his right hind leg, where cancerous tumors were removed .
This research team decided to momentarily set aside the main issue of osteoarthritis and look at participants' consumption of potatoes.
Unfortunately, there are no medications currently on the market which slow the progression of osteoarthritis.
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Origin and Etymology of osteoarthritis
First Known Use: 1878See Words from the same year
OSTEOARTHRITIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of osteoarthritis for English Language Learners
medical : a disease that causes the joints to become very painful and stiff
medical Definition of osteoarthritis
osteoarthriticplay \-ˈthrit-ik\ adjective
- Treatment for hand and finger osteoarthritis has the same goals as treatment for any osteoarthritic joint: pain reduction, mobility maintenance and minimization of disability.
- —Paul G. Donohue, The Springfield (Massachusetts) Union-News, 11 Mar. 1998
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