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The exact cause of most forms of juvenile arthritis is not well understood. Currently there is no evidence to suggest that foods, toxins, allergies or vitamin deficiencies play a role in any type of juvenile arthritis.
The term Juvenile arthritis (JA) describes the different autoimmune and inflammatory arthritis in children (less than 16 years of age). Arthritis affects joints and the term “arthritis” literally means joint inflammation.
If your child has arthritis don’t despair because living with juvenile arthritis can be difficult for the child and you, but all is not lost.
Parents and caregivers often tend to overlook symptoms of arthritis in children as it is considered as problem of the elderly.