Arthritis is one of the most prevalent and most common autoimmune conditions among older adults and it largely affects the bones and connective tissue in the joints. There are many different kinds of arthritis, but two of the most common is osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Both conditions tend to present inflammation in the bones and joints and pain is typically something that is common with the conditions. Consuming omega 3s may help to alleviate some of the inflammation in joints and bones associated with arthritis, which can help to prevent disability in the millions of adults who have the condition. Consider talking with your doctor if you have arthritis and want to reduce your inflammation in the joints.