The causes, age range, and joint pain that sets these two conditions apart — and the medications you should be taking according to which condition you actually have.
Joint pain and stiffness are the primary symptoms of both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, and many people confuse the two. But different processes are at work in each disease.
Steering clear of peppers, tomatoes, eggplant, and potatoes won’t help prevent or improve the symptoms of osteoarthritis. Here’s why.
To make the diagnosis, your doctor will take your medical history and perform a physical examination.