The eyes are windows…to your health. The health of your eyes and overall health are closely related. The eyes are intimately connected to the nervous system and the circulatory system, and when issues develop elsewhere in the body it can affect the eyes.
Between childhood and adulthood are the teenage years. They are a period of profound transformations. Hormonal changes are driving physical and neurological changes which lead to mental, emotional, and social changes. New pressures related to social acceptance, academic performance, and new responsibilities arise. Concerns that adults might find trivial, become paramount for the teen.
There are several forms of arthritis that cause joint pain, stiffness, and impaired mobility. One type is gouty arthritis, also known simply as gout. Gout affects up to 8% of American adults and is more common in men until the age of 60.