World Arthritis Day is observed on every October 12 to spread awareness of rheumatic and musculoskeletal disorders.

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints that can affect one or many.

The theme for World Arthritis Day 2022 is 'It's in your hand, take action.'

Most common warning signs to watch out

 Joint Pain  Arthralgia, pain in the joints, is the first indication of arthritis.

Tenderness and swelling   Arthritis can also cause joints to swell.

Morning stiffness in joints  when it rains or the humidity changes, stiffness and pain increase in the morning.

 Difficulty moving a joint When moving a joint or getting up from a chair is painful or difficult, this could indicate arthriti

 Loss of appetite  One of the more common symptoms that could be due to pain, sleeplessness, or even depression.