Myositis is a disease of office workers and middle-aged women. This condition is familiar to many: aching pain suddenly appears in the muscles, it is rapidly growing and now any movement causes pain. So manifests myositis – an ailment that can permanently incapacitate. Most of us believe that the cause of myositis is drafts. It’s true. But not complete.
Where does the wind blow from?
Often myositis provokes infections – SARS, influenza, chronic tonsillitis … And very often – prolonged tension of individual muscle groups. It is no accident that myositis is attributed to the professional diseases of office workers who sit at the monitor all day.
The culprits of inflammation can also be parasites that penetrate the muscles, for example, with trichinosis, echinococcosis. And such a form of the disease as purulent myositis, as a rule, is a complication of intramuscular injections when an infection gets into the muscles. By the way, in recent years, the number of precisely such complications that a person earns when he gets to the hospital has been growing. Autoimmune diseases, such as lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, can also cause myositis. Continue reading