Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis


Signs, symptoms & indicators of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Lab Values - Cells  

High ESR or elevated ESR

Recommendations for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis



Nightshade Food Avoidance

Elimination of nightshade family foods may help a small percentage of those with juvenile arthritis.


Conventional Drugs / Information

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Celebrex (celecoxib) for a new use – the relief of the signs and symptoms of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) in patients two years of age and older. This approval follows the November 29 meeting of FDA’s Arthritis Advisory Committee, in which the committee voted 15 to 1 in favor of approval of this product. [29 Dec 2006]

Lab Tests/Rule-Outs  


Weak or unproven link
May do some good
Likely to help

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