Over 180 million people suffer from arthritis; India could become Osteoarthritis capital by 2025, says report

New Delhi ,

| 12 Oct 2017 , 02:51 PM
India could become Osteoarthritis capital by 2025.
India could become Osteoarthritis capital by 2025.

The latest data on cases of arthritis in India is really alarming. According to the latest survey on arthritis patients in India, over 180 million people suffer from arthritis in India which also highlighted the increased rate of Erthrocyte Sedimentation (a marker of inflammation in the blood) at 52.07% and Rheumatoid Factor (at 13.08%) in women as compared to men.

The cases of arthritis in women are increasing widely. Indian women have witnessed more cases of arthritis as compared to men. As per the experts, if the cases of arthritis in India will not reduce or stop, the India will become the Osteoarthritis capital by 2025.

Arthritis is an age-related, bone-degenerative ailment wherein the protective tissue on top of the joints gets damaged.

Common arthritis joint symptoms include swelling, pain, stiffness and decreased range of motion. Symptoms may come and go. They can be mild, moderate or severe. They may stay about the same for years, but may progress or get worse over time. Severe arthritis can result in chronic pain

Here are the ways which can help to avoid, bone-degenerative ailment

Food, as well as Exercise both, are important for maintaining healthy bones and to get rid of arthritis.

A person always opts for natural way over medicine or chemicals. If you are suffering from joint pain or arthritis, you should take Triphala churna.

An arthritis patient can also take Vata before sleeping.

Pitta dominated people can substitute Haritaki with Amalaki while Kapha dominated people can benefit by consuming a teaspoon of Bibbhitaki powder in warm water before going to bed. Triphala 

First Published : Thursday, October 12, 2017 02:35 PM

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