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Does Wearing A Magnetic Ring Or Bracelet Really Work For Helping Arthritis
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
Does copper, magnetic, or Phiten brand jewelry and or braces really work for pain such as arthritis?
Yes: data suggests it does. Part of it by helping circulation and calm inflammation down. But exact mechanisms are not well understood. Know this though, we are made if magnetic energy, and whole body responds to energy including Magnetic energy, in a more positive context at lower steady influences. Copper and hematite tend to have some of the most positive effects. Finally, if u believe it, it will! ...Read more
How does magnetic arthritis jewelry work, and how can you tell the difference between good and bad quality beads?
Finger spasm fingers snap towards wrist mostly ring finger painful had blood work and xrays shows no arthrtis
Not proven helpful: The magnetic therapy products available to consumers have not been proven to help arthritis. Little magnets are sometimes sewn into bracelets or necklaces. The bracelets may be fashionable, but the magnets do not provide any additional benefits. However, pain is very subjective, so if a person believes he is doing more to treat his pain by wearing magnets, he may truly sense less pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I put arthritis medication on my penis to last longer. It works really well. I don't put it in the penis hole. Is this unsafe in any way?
Confusing...: Sorry, this makes no sense. I cannot imagine an arthritis drug that would be applied to the penis, or that it would help arthritis in any way. Do you have something like psoriasis or reactive arthritis, which can cause skin problems on the penis? And maybe using a cortisone-related cream for that purpose? In any case, discuss this with the doctor who prescribed the medication. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends on arthritis: It depends on which type of arthritis you have. Osteoarthritis, which is very common for example in the knees can be linked to obesity and part of the recommendations is weight loss/exercise for this. Rheumatoid arthritis needs to be started on specific medications called DMARD's and gout for example another type of arthritis can be treated with NSAID's, colchicine, prednisone and/or others. ...Read more
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