- Forget NSAIDs! Here's how to manage arthritis pain the natural way
- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been the primary treatment for arthritis pain and other symptoms for over 50 years.
But here's the thing: Natural alternatives to these conventional drugs offer a significant advantage. Unlike NSAIDs, natural strategies don't increase your risk of serious health problems including heart failure, gastrointestinal damage, ulcers, internal bleed... ››› more
- [26 February 2018]
- Three foods that can trigger a gout attack (ouch!)
- Gout is a form of arthritis characterised by severe pain, redness and tenderness in the joints. It stems from the build-up of uric acid in your body, which can lead to the formation of small uric acid ‘crystals' in the joints, which are the source of the pain.
If you're diagnosed with gout, you're familiar with how one day you may experience no pain, but the next you may have pain so severe t... ››› more
- [08 February 2018]
- This old-fashioned remedy for arthritic joints is still one of the best
- The aches and pains of arthritic joints have been around as long as the human race. And before pharmacies opened on every corner, people used natural remedies to ease pain and stiffness.
“To understand why many old-fashioned pain remedies worked, you need to understand that if someone believes in a pain cure, their brain will produce endorphins that ease their pain,” explains Andrew G Kowal... ››› more
- [30 January 2018]
- Ease arthritis and joint pain by eating one of these foods
- Arthritis and joint pain happens when your cartilage cells break apart, clog up the synovial fluid and bring on an inflammatory reaction. There are a number of factors that can cause or contribute to the pain, including age, genetics and a door diet.
Fortunately, there are a handful of key foods that can help you shore up on your joint health and ease arthritis and joint pain. Keep reading for ... ››› more
- [25 January 2018]
- Five important guidelines for caring for your arthritic joints
- Your skeletal system, composed of a whopping 206 bones, has one of the most important functions in your body: To provide overall structure and support and protect the organs. So how do arthritic joints later in life occur?
The care and maintenance of this powerhouse is often ignored or completely forgotten. Your body builds bone mass until you reach your twenties. Then, by your thirties, you ha... ››› more
- [25 January 2018]
- The top nutrients for banishing arthritis and joint pain
- Arthritis and joint pain is characterised by inflammation and loss of function in some parts of your body. The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which damages your joints, cartilage and bones and affects over 27 million Americans.
Another type of arthritis is rheumatoid arthritis, which attacks the synovial lining of your joints, causing swelling, pain, stiffness and loss of func... ››› more
- [21 December 2017]
- Three foods that may be behind your arthritic joints
- Arthritic joints can make everything - from picking up a pen to taking a walk - completely and utterly painful and miserable.
If you're familiar with this feeling, you're not alone. In the United States alone, every one in five adults have doctor-diagnosed arthritis, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
While there's no way to make your achy joints disappear forever, eating... ››› more
- [13 December 2017]
- This is the best type of yoga for arthritis and joint pain
- Finally! Researchers from Florida Atlantic University in the United States have found a new, non-drug remedy for arthritis and yoga pain: Chair yoga.
According to their study, this type of yoga, which involves using a chair for support in modified yoga poses, could have real benefits for older adults with osteoarthritis by easing pain and increasing mobility. For the full findings, read on…
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- [27 November 2017]
- Three tips for coping with psoriatic arthritis - a painful autoimmune disease
- Psoriatic arthritis is a form of arthritis that affects some people who have psoriasis, a skin condition that features red patches of skin with silvery scales. The painful autoimmune disease usually comes after psoriasis, but the joint problems can sometimes begin before skin lesions appear.
Psoriatic arthritis can be challenging and everyone copes with it differently. Some people medication an... ››› more
- [21 November 2017]
- Suffer from arthritis and joint pain? Follow these three sleep tips...
- If you suffer from arthritis and joint pain, you're familiar with how a lack of sleep can make the pain worse. In fact, research reveals that up to 80% of people with arthritis have difficulty sleeping...
Whether you're having trouble falling asleep, tossing and turning throughout the night or waking up in the early hours of the morning, sleep deprivation can make arthritis and joint pain worse... ››› more
- [09 November 2017]
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