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Doctor insights on: Are There Any Natural Products That Work For Both Weight Control And Arthritis

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Dr. Thomas Namey
2,357 doctors shared insights

Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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How can some "natural" weight management pills control the reviews they get?

Ringers: I would be very skeptical of reviews you might see on line, those can come from anywhere, including the brother in law of the producer. Look for scientific reviews or double blinded randomized trails, if they don't exist these reviews are called testimonials with all the validity on an infomercial. ...Read more

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Which natural product is good for rheumatoid arthritis?

Which natural product is good for rheumatoid arthritis?

None: No natural product has any data that it prevent joint damage, deformity and eventual disability. ...Read more

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I'm 27 and diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Is there a natural cure like if I lost weight, if not what's the best medication you suggest?

I'm 27 and diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Is there a natural cure like if I lost weight, if not what's the best medication you suggest?

R.A. can be serious: There is no natural remedy or cure. Spontaneous remission is very unusual and can't be brought about or depended on. You need to see a rheumatologist for management as R.A. can lead to disability and deformity if untreated. You need to be on disease modifying drugs particularly at your young age and being a woman. ...Read more

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Is there natural/ over counter pill tht works like Prednizone. im on it 4 eye infection & it is taking all pain 4 arthritis away. its miracle pill.

Is there natural/ over counter pill tht works like Prednizone. im on it 4 eye infection & it is taking all pain 4 arthritis away. its miracle pill.

Can't hurt to ask.: You should bring it up with your family doctor. Depending on your general health status, possibilities of using it or other options can be considered. Isn't it wonderful to feel great. ...Read more

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What to eat for dinner for weight control if I only eat one meal?

Not a good idea: Not many can lose weight eating just dinner - however good your selection. As your glycogen store gets depleted during the day, your body shifts to burn alternate fuel and process your intake differently. It is best to have the more substantial meal during the day, > 9 hours before your bedtime. Have a light meal at night to avoid going to bed with a full stomach and have snacks during the day. ...Read more

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Is green tea good helpful for weight control?

Possibly: Some studies have shown patients decrease weight with certain amount of green tea ingestion. This has not been approved by the fda for weight loss. If nothing else, it may be a good substitute drink for many people in place of soda. That alone will help someone lose weight. See my website for more info: www.Jhsurgery.Com. ...Read more

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Does fiber choice work to help with weight management?

Does fiber choice work to help with weight management?

Fiber: Fiber is best thought of as a bulking agent for bowel regularity. Natural foods that have fiber could add many calories to your diet. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


Dr. David Wyatt
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Weight Management (Definition)

Weight management is a treatment for a person with abnormal weight (usually somebody who is too obese, but sometimes a person who is too thin). Weight management includes behavioral changes, exercise plans, changes ...Read more