Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disorder that affects 1.3 million adults in the United States. While prescription medications are commonly prescribed to curb the pain, stiffness, swelling and weakness associated with the condition, there are also numerous ways to naturally treat it.
Some of these natural approaches include dietary changes, physical therapies and the addition of suppleme... ››› more
Overpriced medications and surgeries aren't your only option when it comes to rheumatoid arthritis therapy. In fact, more and more people with this condition are leaning towards using natural remedies and homeopathic treatments to manage their symptoms.
The reason behind this is quite simply that traditional therapies involve putting chemical in your body. The following alternative rheumatoid a... ››› more
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that affects over 1.3 million people in America alone. It causes chronic inflammation to the joints and usually begins slowly with minor symptoms that come and go, usually on both sides of the body, and progress over a couple of weeks or months.
Because symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis vary from person to person and can change from day to day, it ca... ››› more
Extremely stiff, swollen joints and tremendous fatigue - if you have rheumatoid arthritis, you know this all too familiar feeling...
While there are lots of medications to treat rheumatoid arthritis, the painful flare-ups are still a fact of life. On the bright side, there are a number of medication-free things you can do to reduce and prevent the pain.
Read on for three treatments for rheum... ››› more
Joint pain coupled with other symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis may be a big barrier to getting regular exercise. “This decreased activity level in people with rheumatoid arthritis actually results in reduced muscle strength and ultimately can lead to increased arthritis pain and disability,” says Hareth Madhoun, a rheumatologist at Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center.
But guess wh... ››› more
Chia seeds have been making major headlines for their ability to promote heart health - but what about their other health benefits?
Turns out that these nutrient-dense seeds are also useful for reducing inflammation and joint pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis - a chronic inflammatory disorder affecting many joints.
Read on for a lowdown of the key joint health promoting nutrients fou... ››› more
After many years of wear and tear on your body, you may become increasingly worried about developing arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a certain type of the joint inflammation disease that's characterised by inflammation of your peripheral joints of your shoulders, hands, wrists, elbows, hips, knees, feet and usually on both sides of your body.
According to a brand new British study published ... ››› more
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that affects many of your joints, including those in your hands and feet. While there's no treatment for it, doctors suggest physiotherapy and certain medications to help slow down the pain.
If you're at risk of rheumatoid arthritis, you'll be interested to know that a Swedish study published in 2013 found that eating salmon at least once ... ››› more
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
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
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