Health Tip: What Causes Arthritis Pain?02/04/11
(HealthDay News) -- It's no secret to any person with arthritis
that pain comes with the territory.
But what makes arthritis so painful? The Arthritis Foundation
offers this list of contributing factors:
- Arthritis causes painful inflammation (swelling) of the
- Arthritis -- over time -- damages joint tissue, causing
- Arthritis leads to a feeling of fatigue, which makes pain feel
worse and more difficult to manage.
- Arthritis can lead to symptoms of stress or depression, making
you focus more on pain and lament not being able to do the things
you once enjoyed.
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