Arthritis is inflammation of joints which causes pain and stiffness. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, with different causes and treatment methods. Two of the most common types are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Arthritis is most commonly found in adults over the age of 60, but it can also develop in children, teenagers, and younger adults. It is mostly found in women than men, and in people who are obese.
Arthritis affects 15% people i.e. over 180 million people in India
Pregnancy planning has some of the important steps which helps couple to go smooth with the face and helps to deliver a healthy baby.Preconception care can increase your chances of becoming pregnant and reduce the risks of miscarriage or birth defects. Couple should do following things if they are planning to have a baby
Couple may also have to run a number of tests -- such as blood tests and a Pap smear -- to make sure that neither of one have any medical conditions that could affect pregnancy or chances of conceiving. Doctor also helps couple if they have any diseases like diabetes, thyroid, High Blood Pressure. Doctor might suggest following tests:
Pregnancy monitoring includes various diagnostic test which monitor fetal health
From mild to severe, following conditions are common during pregnancy