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Do japanese garlic tablets treat arthritis?

Do japanese garlic tablets treat arthritis?

It's possible!: If you ask most allopathic physicians, the answers will be no. I am an allopath too, but, being a japanese and possibly biased, i must say garlic in general with its compound called allicin does have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibiotic, anti-fungal, and antiviral properties. Garlic in my opinion is underrated. It can possibly help with symptoms of arthritis. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A condition where there 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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Is neck arthritus treatable?

Is neck arthritus treatable?

No treatment needed: If it is not bothering you. When symptomatic, see a spinal specialist, to initiate conservative management, which will be likely all that will be needed to properly control symptoms related to this. ...Read more

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Are japanese garlic tablets effective for arthritis?

Are japanese garlic tablets effective for arthritis?

I know of no-: -literature that supports that claim. Certainly would cause no harm to try it. ...Read more

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Can you use indomethacin with misoprostol tablets to treat arthritis?

Can you use indomethacin with misoprostol tablets to treat arthritis?

Indometh for gout: While the combination of nsaids with Misoprostol can help relieve the inflammation caused by arthritis one should consult with their doctor about the best nsaid. This is because long term use of nsaid's also carry potential risks for renal, cardiac and GI issues. Cox 2 inhibitors have also been found effective for arthritis and now diclofenac which is an NSAID is available as a gel and a patc. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use indomethacin capsules with misoprostol tablets to treat arthritis?

Only for a short tim: Indomethacin is a very powerful anti inflammatory. It is typically used only for a short time. There are other medications that can be used for longer periods. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat arthritis?

What can I do to treat arthritis?

Several things: Try to stay active. You may have to modify how you do things, but stay in shape. Find exercises that you can do without irritating the arthritic joints. Many folks with arthritis can exercise in the water (but you have to have access to a pool). Many facilities have classes and groups for arthritis sufferers. Your primary provider can help you find the best medications for your situation. ...Read more

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How is crippling arthritis treated?

See details: I assume you mean rheumatoid arthritis even though there are numerous types of arthritis that can cause joint damage. The basic treatment is to use meds that can place the disease in remission and help to prevent progression or damage. One usually starts with Methotrexate and then if necessary add a biologic agent such as enbrel, humira, remicade, (infliximab) etc. ...Read more

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How can I treat arthritis permanently?

How can I treat arthritis permanently?

Manage: Generally you can manage arthritis rather than "cure" it. If it is isolated to a joint & severe enough, a joint replacement could cure it if that joint is replacable. Some joints can also be fused. If it is a generalized problem you first need to identify what the arthritis is: rheumatoid, osteoarthritis etc. If osteoarthritis, weight control, smoking cessation &exercise are important ...Read more

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Can arthritis be treated successfully?

Can arthritis be treated successfully?

Potentially: There are some types of arthritis that in some cases can be cured it at least out into remission. Diet can play a large part as well. ...Read more

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Ultimate method to treat your arthritis?

Ultimate method to treat your arthritis?

See details: It depends on the type of arthritis, the areas involved and the severity of the involvement. You can type simple therapies such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) aleve or advil or supplement such as glucosamine. For specific guidance, see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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How do sweetsop leaves help treat arthritis?

How do sweetsop leaves help treat arthritis?

Sweetsop & arthritis: There are many plant based remedies for joint pain including the popular Turmeric + black pepper. My quick research did not give a distinct mechanism of why Sweetsop has beneficial effects in lessening pain. We know for example, a lot about Turmeric and how it achieves therapy. Research in plants and medicine can take a long time! Sweetsop is wonderful to eat though! ...Read more

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What should I do to treat arthritis in my back?

What should I do to treat arthritis in my back?

Depends: Depends on how it is affecting you. In general, staying physically active (aerobic exercise at least 30 min 3 times a week), strengthen the core muscles (low back and tummy muscles). Stretching, heat, cold, over the counter pain relievers can also help. When they do not, see your primary provider. Seeing a spinal specialist may be helpful. ...Read more

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How do I treat arthritis without taking medicine?

How do I treat arthritis without taking medicine?

Depends on the type: That depends on the specific type of arthritis. Gout does well with low purine diet. Exercise is good for many types of degenerative arthritis. Auto-immune types of arthritis need medications though. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat arthritis without medication?

Depends: If you are overweight, the best means of reducing stress on your joints is weight loss. For painful arthrits of the knee for every pound you are overweight you induce anywhere from 4-7 pounds of added force thru your knee depending on activity such as stair climbing. Put down the cheeseburger and choose something healthy. You can't change genetics which probably is the most important factor. ...Read more

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Why won't my dr tell me what kind of arthritis i have? Have had all kinds of test, never received a diagnosis. Don't make since, not being treated.

Why won't my dr tell me what kind of arthritis i have? Have had all kinds of test, never received a diagnosis. Don't make since, not being treated.

Doesn't know: Maybe the doctor doesn't know the exact type of arthritis, as there are over 100 different types. http://goo.gl/rxbkd you might want to see a different doctor and see if that helps. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat psoriatic arthritis?

What can I do to treat psoriatic arthritis?

See your doctor.: A rheumatology referral may be necessary, but a nsaid, with sulfasalazine and Methotrexate given once weekly are my first treatments. The biologics work (enbrel, humira, (adalimumab) remicade) work, but are quite expensive, not generic, require prior authorization, and almost always require prior Methotrexate therapy. Leflunomide, azothioprine, and Cyclosporine are options, given by someone in rheumatology! ...Read more

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What work best to treat rheumatoid arthritis?

What work best to treat rheumatoid arthritis?

DMARDs: Disease modifying meds (dmards) are the meds of choice as their can prevent damage, deformity and disability. Rheumatologists usually start with Methotrexate and add other meds such as tnf agents if necessary. Early treatment is essential. ...Read more

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Need expert advice. What have you found to be an effective pharmaceutical to treat arthritis?

Need expert advice. What have you found to be an effective pharmaceutical to treat arthritis?

There are many, but.: You need to find the type of arthritis that is present before indentifying best drugs! that will take you to a rheumatologist. Even for rheumatoid arthritis, I have many patients requiring drugs available for years in low dose. Others need much newer drugs! ...Read more

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