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Do the tommy copper products being sold for arthritis work?

Do the tommy copper products being sold for arthritis work?

No: The overall answer is no. There are no simple treatments for arthritis like a copper bracelet. However, will you find people who swear their arthritis is gone after using such treatment? Yes u will. All i can say is they most likely did not have arthritis to start. Arthritis can be treated well but it is a lifelong treatment just like diabetes and high blood pressure for example. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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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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Which essential oils work for arthritis?

14 essential oils...: Exist which are found to be helpful in a variety of ailments. These oils are concentrated and purified and diluted into a cream, or body oil, or lotion; they are rubbed onto the skin anywhere over body, but never near eyes or any mucus membrane. Some types include basil eo, which has a relaxing effect and good for arthritis; others are boswellia, lavender, lemon, tea tree essential oils. ...Read more

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Can I still work with horses if I have arthritis?

Can I still work with horses if I have arthritis?

Sure why not?: Certainly one must feel safe and secure whether workng with horses , driving a car or stepping out o fthe house in bas weather. But if you are not hurting yourself with severe pain and you feel safe dong it them why not, no one can say you won't have an injury or an issue, certainly you need to speak one on one with your pcp or provider to make sure its all ok at whatever stage or location it is. ...Read more

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Can glucosamine and chondoiten work for arthritis ?

Qualified yes: They are good enablers for regular anti-inflammatories like advil and aleve (naproxen) but their effect on arthritis is weak without advil or aleve (naproxen). ...Read more

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Could glucosamine and chondoiten work for arthritis ?

Could glucosamine and chondoiten work for arthritis ?

It can be: There is evidence that those supplements help with arthritis pain. My advice is always to try it for about 3 months. If you have no relief in that time then there is no point to continue taking the supplement. If it helps then continue. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which medication works for arthritis?

Can you tell me which medication works for arthritis?

Depends: Technology good for inflammatory arthritis, but not for the more common oa>. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have arthritis and I can't work buttons very well anymore?

What can I do if I have arthritis and I can't work buttons very well anymore?

Anti-inflammatories: Anti-inflammatory meds such as ibuprofen, Aleve (naproxen) can help. There are topical anti-inflammatory creams which can also help. Depending on your underlying conditions and the involved joints, surgery may be an option. Sometimes a pinched spinal cord in the neck can cause difficulty with working buttons, so ask your doctor about that possibility as well. ...Read more

Copper (Definition)

This is a reactive metal, one of the basic elements, which is incorporated in a variety of biochemical pathways in the body to catalyze many important functions. It is rarely deficient but too much can lead to liver disease and brain problems ...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