One of the most common rheumatic diseases in the community is muscle rheumatism. Muscular rheumatism, which can manifest itself generally between the ages of 30 and 60, continues for a long time if it is not treated, and as a result, it can seriously affect many daily activities, especially the work and social life of the individual it affects.
The muscular rheumatism disease, which is called “fibromyalgia” in the medical branch, shows itself especially in adult women and can continue its effect for a long time.
Muscular rheumatism, which can usually occur in the body’s muscles and joints, can manifest itself due to various reasons, and however, it completely reveals its effect in line with various symptoms. Muscular rheumatism, which is the most common type of rheumatism among rheumatic diseases, shows its effect especially as a result of moderate pain in the muscles and joints, and can cause serious discomfort to the individual due to the processes in which it is effective.
What are the Symptoms of Muscular Rheumatism Disease?
There are many symptoms of muscular rheumatism disease. These symptoms are:
– Frequent ongoing muscle and joint pain
– Insomnia state
– Extreme tiredness and weakness
– Pain lasting more than 2 months depending on the disease
– Inability to rest enough despite getting enough sleep and often waking up tired and exhausted
– Severe headache
– feeling dizzy
– Extreme difficulty in concentration
– Tingling, especially in the hands, arms and back areas
– Excessive urination
– Ringing in the ears
– Rarely, redness of the eyes
– Palpitation and some contractions in the body are the main symptoms of muscle rheumatism.
What are the Causes of Muscular Rheumatism Disease?
The main cause of rheumatoid arthritis is the common cold. The most effective factor in the occurrence of many rheumatic diseases is cold weather climates.
However, many rheumatic diseases, especially muscle rheumatism, are more common in individuals living in regions where cold climates prevail. In addition, there are some reasons that play an active role in the occurrence of muscle rheumatism. These reasons are as follows;
– Sweating in the body as a result of daily sports or exercises
– The state of the body getting cold due to various reasons
– Tooth inflammation
– Inflammation in sinusitis
– Excess weight
Aging is one of the causes of muscle rheumatism, especially after 60 years of age.
How is the Diagnosis of Muscular Rheumatism Disease Made?
As in many rheumatic diseases, in the case of muscle rheumatism, firstly, information about the general symptoms of the disease is obtained from the patient by the attending physician. After this information is obtained, various tests and examinations are performed in order to make a full diagnosis of the disease in accordance with the instructions given by the relevant doctor. After the tests and examinations, the exact stage of the disease is determined, then the treatment phase is immediately entered and the necessary treatments are started.
How Is The Treatment Of Muscular Rheumatism Disease Done?
Treatment of muscle rheumatism is generally done with cortisone drugs and painkillers. Thanks to these drugs, which are usually prescribed by the doctor, many muscle rheumatism diseases can be eliminated after a short time. However, in order for the treatment process to be successful, the patient must strictly follow the doctor’s recommendations and stay away from all factors that cause the disease. As soon as he fulfills these, he can continue his daily activities after a few days of home or hospital rest.
What are the Ways to Prevent Muscular Rheumatism Disease?
The most effective way to protect from many rheumatic diseases is to protect from cold. Especially in the winter months, if possible, you should not stay in cold weather and thick clothes should be worn during these months. However, other ways to protect against muscular rheumatism are as follows;
Smoking and alcohol should be avoided. Because cigarettes and alcohol, which are among the main causes of many diseases, can play an active role especially on vascular diseases, and as a result, they play an active role in the occurrence of many rheumatic diseases, especially muscle rheumatism.
Daily exercises should be done regularly.
Especially in cold weather climates, cold water should not be consumed more than necessary.
The arms and legs should be massaged frequently.