- 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 tips to relieve arthritis pain from high-impact workouts
- “You're too young to have arthritis pain.”
It seems like every time you turn around, you hear this phrase. Truth is, while your risk for arthritis increases with age, it's not limited to older adults. Statistics reveal that eight million millenials in the United States have been diagnosed with arthritis.
One major cause is overdoing it on the high-impact workouts, such as boot camps and... ››› more
- [20 October 2017]
- Can coconut oil help arthritis pain? We find out
- Arthritis is a common joint disease that can cause serious pain. Excruciating arthritis pain can actually affect your mental as well as physical health...
Considering the pain, many arthritis patients turn to prescription medications. However, a large number of patients are now turning to coconut oil, which is considered a low-cost, side effect-free alternative to prescription medications.
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- [24 August 2017]
- A doctor shares four science-backed ways to treat psoriatic arthritis naturally
- Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory type of arthritis that's associated with skin psoriasis. And, if you don't control the inflammation, it can cause swelling and joint pain that can lead to damage of your joints!
While conventional drugs are proven to delay damage from psoriatic arthritis, there's little research on natural treatments for the condition.
However, according to Guy Fiocco, ... ››› more
- [06 February 2017]
- Exercising for just 45 minutes per week can help arthritis sufferers to function better
- As you get older and your arthritis pain worsens, it becomes more difficult to carry out everyday tasks. Things such as walking, kneeling, climbing stairs, eating, and cleaning and housework can - quite literally - be a pain! Can you relate?
Thankfully, there's a solution to this - and it doesn't involve any arthritis pain medication! According to a spanking new study in the journal Arthritis C... ››› more
- [02 February 2017]
- Smoking may contribute to rheumatoid arthritis, new research reveals
- Smoking isn't just a major cause of cancer - according to new research conducted by Stanford University researchers, it may contribute to the autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis, too.
The research, which was published in journal Arthritis Research & Therapy, investigated the complex interactions between smoking and rheumatoid arthritis in men and women and found differences in the susceptib... ››› more
- [28 December 2016]
- Magnetic wrist straps and copper bracelets don't really help rheumatoid arthritis pain
- If you're diagnosed with the autoimmune disorder known as rheumatoid arthritis, you know that magnet therapy is a popular, inexpensive method of easing pain that people have been using since the 1970s. But dos it really work?
According to a study published in the journal PLOS ONE, the answer is no. Researchers behind the study found that magnetic wrist straps have little affect on the pain and ... ››› more
- [15 December 2016]
- Arthritis and vitamin D - a doctor explains the connection
- Dr James Dowd, a rheumatologist at the Arthritis Institute of Michigan in the US, has been prescribing vitamin D to people who suffer from chronic illness like arthritis for years.
And, recently, two major studies confirmed just how important the sunshine vitamin is for good health. Read on to learn more about the connection between arthritis and vitamin D as explained by Dr Dowd plus renowned ... ››› more
- [16 November 2016]
- Three remedies that reduce inflammation, cleanse your blood and strengthen your body to banish rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups
- One day, your joints feel pretty good. The next, swelling and pain ratchet up and you can barely get out of bed… yup, I'm talking about rheumatoid arthritis.
A chronic illness caused by an overactive immune system, rheumatoid arthritis isn't only painful - it's scary, too! Why, you ask? Well, considering the medical protocols include intense therapies that suppress your immune system, such as... ››› more
- [14 November 2016]
- Say bye-bye to arthritis pain when you eat these five herbs!
- If you suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, caused by an overactive immune system, you're probably well aware of how scary the medical protocol can be - from chemotherapy to other therapies, which suppress your immune system.
But these harsh therapies aren't the only way to keep your arthritis pain at bay. In fact, there are a number of miracle herbs that treat the root cause of the problem - infl... ››› more
- [15 September 2016]
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