Many people are familiar with the common condition osteoarthritis, but did you know there are actually more than 100 forms of arthritis? Learn about their causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention in #arthritischat this Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern.
What’s the difference between gout and pseudogout? How can you protect your joints while exercising? Does rheumatoid arthritis affect more than just the joints? Can women with lupus have safe pregnancies? We’re ready to take your questions about a range of rheumatic conditions including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, vasculitis and more.
The chat will be moderated by USA Today health writer Liz Szabo and include Mayo Clinic rheumatologists, the American College of Rheumatology, the Arthritis Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Please share your arthritis-related questions and experiences by following and tweeting hashtag #arthritischat on Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. Eastern.