Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

 


Signs, symptoms & indicators of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Lab Values - Cells  

High ESR or elevated ESR




Recommendations for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Animal-based  


Diet  

Nightshade Food Avoidance

Elimination of nightshade family foods may help a small percentage of those with juvenile arthritis.



Drug  

Conventional Drugs / Information

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Celebrex (celecoxib) for a new use – the relief of the signs and symptoms of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) in patients two years of age and older. This approval follows the November 29 meeting of FDA’s Arthritis Advisory Committee, in which the committee voted 15 to 1 in favor of approval of this product. [29 Dec 2006]



Lab Tests/Rule-Outs  


Key

Weak or unproven link
May do some good
Likely to help

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