September 13, 2022 · 7:00 AM
Have you ever heard of the “diabetic triad”? Diabetes (sort 2) + hypertension + arthritis. Quite common.
A MedPage Right now article signifies that persistent stress could precipitate or irritate arthritis. Even childhood stress. The hyperlink is just not as sturdy for rheumatoid arthritis as it’s for extra widespread kinds of arthritis. Most for the reviewed research “categorized stress as stemming from adversarial life occasions … or adversarial childhood experiences …. Most research … advised a relationship between publicity to persistent stressors and arthritis growth.”
Would stress discount enhance the standard of lifetime of arthritis sufferers? The examine at hand doesn’t handle that however I’d wager that it does.
Steve Parker, M.D.