It is possible that you are suffering from a rheumatic disease, which a specialist in rheumatology can confirm.
THE MOST COMMON SYMPTOMS ARE:
- pain in the joints
- swelling and tenderness in the joints
- stiff joints in the morning
- redness and warmth in the joints
Rheumatism is treated effectively using medication. Research into rheumatic diseases has made rapid progress and the medications have become more effective. A healthy diet and maintaining physical condition also improve well-being and make it easier to live with rheumatic symptoms.
The most common rheumatic diseases are
- rheumatoid arthritis
- ankylosing spondylitis
- joint inflammations
- juvenile arthritis