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For people with arthritis, chronic dehydration impacts more than just outward symptoms such as thirst, headaches, and fatigue. Dehydration causes an increase in joint pain, muscle aches and inflammation in the body. Chronic dehydration can become a bigger problem for people with arthritis, especially during summer months, when our joint cartilage may be more likely to lose water. If you are experiencing increased stiffness, swelling, inflammation and flare-ups more often, proper hydration or balancing electrolyte and water inside your joints can help to relieve discomfort and ease symptoms. According to the Arthritis Foundation, there are more than 100 types of...

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According to experts, autoimmune disease patients with inflammatory arthritis and Lupus may be more susceptible to the coronavirus. “It is certainly concerning for everyone, especially those who are immunocompromised. We need to exercise more caution and be more alert with these patients,” says Nilanjana Bose, MD, MBA, a rheumatologist at the Rheumatology Center of Houston in Pearland, Texas. According to Dr. Jean Liew of the University in Washington, Seattle, patients with autoimmune disorders are more susceptible to coronavirus and other infections because of existing autoimmune conditions and the medication prescribed to patients, which suppresses the immune system. “In general those...

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