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Synonyms for rheumatism

any painful disorder of the joints or muscles or connective tissues

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a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities

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In his discharge notes, the examining surgeon scrawled: "I hereby certify this Private Edward Price of the 1st Dragoon Guards has been subject to chronic rheumatism of the joints with torpor of the liver since stationed on detachment at Limerick in 1830.
The lemon acts as a general tonic for the liver and pancreas as well, regular consumption results in improved appetite which also eases the acidity in the stomach, helping a person deal better with ulcers, arthritis, the physical symptoms of gout, as well as chronic rheumatism.
Chronic rheumatism and tendonitis have kept one of the best players Europe has ever produced sidelined.
Not that there weren't times when he seemed to enjoy his illnesses, showing me his great gnarled hands with the enlarged knuckles of the chronic rheumatism sufferer, a gold ring on one finger sometimes surrounded and pinched by red flesh, especially in the cold weather.
As such, this action makes the herb effective in poultices and as a very effective liniment or massaging agent to relieve muscular aches and pains, painful arthritic and rheumatic joints, and chronic rheumatism.
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