Arthritis Big Brain Tests

Enjoy these Arthritis Big Brain quizzes we've created for you, helping to test the Arthritis knowledge you have.

Question 1

Myth or Truth? Every day is the same for arthritis patients.

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People with arthritis can have flares which causes them to hurt more or they can go into remission which causes them to feel better. It varies day by day.

Question 2

Myth or Truth? Only older adults can have arthritis.

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Many people think that only older people can have arthritis. What most people don´t know is that any age can have arthritis, even children.

Question 3

Myth or Truth? There are medications that are specially made for the treatment of arthritis.

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There are many arthritis medications that were specially made just for the treatment of arthritis. They are very helpful for keeping the arthritis under control. Some include: Enbrel, Vioxx, Remicade, and Celebrex.

Question 4

Myth or Truth? Poor diet causes arthritis.

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Except for individuals who are found to have specific food allergies that aggravate their arthritis, there is no proven connection between a particular food source and arthritis. It is still very important for anyone who has arthritis, or even people who don´t, to keep a well-balanced diet. Also, keeping a healthy weight is very important for people with arthritis, because when your overweight it puts extra strain on your joints.

Question 5

Myth or Truth? A dry, warm climate can be helpful in keeping arthritis under control.

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Although a warm, dry climate hasn´t been proven to cure arthritis, it can help keep the arthritis under control and help people with arthritis not have as many flares.

Question 6

Myth or Truth? Current treatment can cure arthritis.

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There is no scientific evidence that a cure for arthritis currently exists. Nevertheless, physicians now know more than ever before about the best treatments for arthritis and how to slow down the progression of the disease.

Question 7

Myth or Truth? Exercise is important for people with arthritis.

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Yes, exercise is very important for anyone who has arthritis. Exercise helps keep you in shape and help increase flexibility in your joints, but you should always check with your doctor before starting an exercise routine or changing any of your exercises.

Question 8

Myth or Truth? Arthritis only causes minor aches and pains.

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This is so not true. Arthritis is much more than just a few minor aches and pains. Arthritis can be severe and cause damage to your body. Sometimes it can even hurt to much to walk or move.

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