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Complications of Arthritis

Complications list for Arthritis:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Arthritis includes:

See also the symptoms of Arthritis and Arthritis: Introduction.

Complications of Arthritis:

Facts About Arthritis: CDC-OC (Excerpt)

Findings of CDC research using the National Health Interviews Survey of about 120,000 Americans, indicate that persons with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions are significantly less active than the populations as a whole. The rates of physical activity among people with arthritis may be lower because of the mistaken recommendations in the past that they should not exercise because it would damage their joints. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Arthritis: CDC-OC)

Facts About Arthritis: CDC-OC (Excerpt)

The research indicated that persons with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions were significantly more likely to report no leisure time physical activity at all, and had significantly lower rates of vigorous physical activity. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Arthritis: CDC-OC)

Sexuality Later in Life -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA (Excerpt)

Joint pain due to arthritis can limit sexual activity. Surgery and drugs may relieve this pain. In some cases drugs can decrease sexual desire. Exercise, rest, warm baths, and changing the position or timing of sexual activity can be helpful. (Source: excerpt from Sexuality Later in Life -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Medical news summaries about complications of Arthritis:

The following medical news items are relevant to complications of Arthritis:

Arthritis as a symptom:

For a more detailed analysis of Arthritis as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Arthritis.

About complications:

Complications of Arthritis are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Arthritis. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Arthritis and complications of Arthritis is unclear or arbitrary.


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