Pain is the leading cause of suffering, disability and medical care worldwide. Pain associated with chronic diseases are not life-threatening, but people continue to live with this pain in developed and developing countries affecting their overall quality of life.
Arthritis encompasses more than 100 different arthritic conditions which are a chronic, painful, and debilitating group of diseases.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disorder with an estimated prevalence of 0.5-1% of the population worldwide; it is also reported that women are more affected than men are. . RA is characterized by joint inflammation,
Vitamins are organic compounds essential for normal physiological functions. However, some of them are not synthesized endogenously by the body and therefore have to be sequestered in small quantities from the diet.
The World Health Organization (WHO) describes the rational use of medicines as, “patients receive medications appropriate to their clinical needs, in doses that meet their own individual requirements, for an adequate period, and at the lowest cost for them and their community.”
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