Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Simple Tips to Reduce Morning Stiffness Due to Arthritis

December 2 2019

  There are so many unfavourable symptoms of arthritis, and joint stiffness is just one of those. This particular problem tends to make its presence known especially in the morning after immobilisation of the affected joints for several hours while the individual is in dreamland. As they say, one should start the day right. But...

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8 Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

April 9 2018

Rheumatoid arthritis is a serious autoimmune disease that attacks the joints and other body parts. But RA can be tough to diagnose. Symptoms can mimic other illnesses, or they may flare, then fade, only to flare again somewhere else. Lab tests aren’t perfect—you can test negative for RA factors and still have it. And X-rays don’t...

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5 Home Remedies For Gout

April 4 2018

There was once a time where only the wealthy could afford to eat lots of red meat, alcohol, and other heavy, fatty foods. That’s why gout, a painful form of inflammatory arthritis that can be triggered by a rich diet, is sometimes called the “disease of kings.” Today, though, the masses can afford to overindulge—and...

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Still Young But Have Arthritis? Here’s What You Can Do To Avoid It

October 31 2017

You may think that arthritis only affects the elderly. Think again. More & More Young People Are Getting Arthritis and by 2030, an estimate of 580 million people worldwide, from age 18 and older, will have been diagnosed with arthritis. How do you prevent it? Here are tips that are designed to address the underlying...

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Got Gout? Here’s What To Eat and Avoid

October 13 2017

It might have a reputation as the “disease of kings”, but gout affects around 70,000 Australians a year. A healthy diet can manage symptoms and reduce your risk, so here are the foods to load up on and those to avoid. Gout is an arthritic condition caused by swelling of the joints that often strikes...

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