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Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition. But heating pads, warm showers, paraffin baths, and a capsaicin ointment can ease pain. Adopt a Mediterranean diet and incorporate anti-inflammatory fish oil, borage or primrose oil, ginger, green tea, and turmeric into your daily diet. Tai chi and yoga can also help.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful condition that can take a huge toll on the daily lives of people. So, if you are living with...
Being tall, as attractive as it may be, comes with its own set of health problems. Tall people have been linked with a higher risk of cancer, blood clots, and atrial fibrillation. They have also been associated with a shorter lifespan. However, some studies reveal being tall reduces your risk of dementia, Alzheimer's, and rheumatoid arthritis. It's important to remember that these findings are not conclusive and don't pose an absolute risk to your health.
Autoimmune diseases may require you to do specific exercises to stay active. Walking and yoga are suitable for those with rheumatoid arthritis while gardening and pelvic floor exercises are good for multiple sclerosis patients. Moderate aerobic exercises like cycling are good for Crohn's disease patients and a combination of resistance and aerobic training is good for those with type 1 diabetes.
1. What Are Omega- 3 Fatty Acids? Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids that are essential for our bodies to perform several important functions....
Borax, a popular remedy in traditional and herbal medicine, is used to treat sores, swelling, menstrual problems, and UTIs. Reports of its benefits for inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis sound promising. But with possible risks to kidney function and restrictions on use during pregnancy, it may not be the remedy it’s cracked up to be for everyone.
Fish oil's benefits are due to its omega-3 fats that lower triglycerides and the bad cholesterol, reduce anxiety and prevent Alzheimer's, and lower cancer risk of the breast, colon, and prostate. They can also replace the anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat arthritis. If you're diabetic or on blood-thinners, avoid fish oil. If you are not, take it with antioxidants in a dose not more than 3 g a day unless so advised by your doctor.
Certain foods can worsen the rheumatoid arthritis inflammation that leads to joint pain. So here is a rogue’s gallery of the worst offenders in the pantry!
Research suggests that cognitive impairment symptoms in Fibromyalgia patients is more severe compared to rheumatoid arthritis. The symptoms of brain fog in FM patients are: They suffer from memory loss and can't find words to express. Patients tend to lose themselves in familiar places. They can't concentrate on the task at hand. They struggle with numbers and can't perform basic math.
Arthritis is painful, and it gets worse with age. Most people accept the pain as part of life and take medications to keep it...
Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid and Juvenile Idiopathic arthritis (JIA) can occur even in young adults and are caused by injuries, autoimmune conditions and idiopathic reasons respectively. These causes are not related to age unlike inflammation and deterioration of cartilage, which is the major cause of age related arthritis. Standing or sitting for long increases risk.
Bee venom has over 18 pharmacologically active components including various enzymes, pep-tides and amines. Bee venom therapy, a branch of naturopathy, is used to treat arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, lupus, sciatica, low back pain, tennis elbow, tendinitis and fibrositis. It should be avoided by pregnant women and those prone to allergies.
Origin Of Olive Oil Hippocrates, the father of medicine, dubbed olive oil “the great therapeutic.” The ancient Greek physician identified more than 60 medicinal uses...
Things like bobbing under the water or swimming are great ways to treat arthritis pain. Just being in water helps reduce swelling as the hydrostatic pressure helps improve circulation. Using water’s magical property – buoyancy; resistance can improve strength and stamina with minimal joint stress.
Lemon water protects against rheumatoid arthritis due to its vitamin C content, improves digestion with the production of bile, cleanses the colon flushing out toxins, improves lymphatic system by hydrating it and providing essential nutrients, improves oral health by keeping bad breath at bay. The acidity of lemon cleanses the mouth activating salivary glands.
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