RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS: A REVIEW
Pallavi G. Dhaware*, Pranali A. Jadhav, Nikita Choudhyal and Shraddha Jadhav
The process of life is related with blood and the cells present in blood, like red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. For diagnosis of any disease blood cells and some other factors must be identified. Due to the development in technology, good resolution images are found to diagnose & confirm the disease. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic long lasting autoimmune disease which can weaken our immune system. It is a common inflammatory joint disease characterized by articular destruction which affects the joints, tendons & bones of the body. Most commonly the hand, wrists, and knee joints are affected. The rheumatoid arthritis is predominantly affected between the ages 20-60 years with an unsure course. About 1% of the world‟s population is suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. And the rheumatoid arthritis is more common in women than men by two to three times. Due to the side effects of allopathic drugs the medicinal plants are recommended. 1/4th of world‟s population depends on traditional medicine. There is no side effect for herbal medicine. Hints for control of rheumatoid arthritis and tracking of drug remedy had been 1st developed in 1996. Since then, there had been a predominant advance within side the remedies of rheumatoid arthritis. The purpose of this review is to spotlight the latest key advances in our understandingof rheumatoid arthritis.
Keywords: Rheumatoid arthritis, Autoimmune disease, Herbal medicine, Joints, Treatment.
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