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What medicine is good for arthritis?

What medicine is good for arthritis?

NSAIDS: Non steroidal anti- inflamatory drugs are the first line treatment for arthritis. These include medicines such as motrin, ibuprofen, naprosyn, alleve, advil, mobic, celebrex, etc. The adversed side effects of these can include GI upset, GI bleeding, or kidney problems. These should be taken with food. An alternative is tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen.) side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) are liver problems. ...Read more

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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What is a good diet for rheumatory arthritis?

What is a good diet for rheumatory arthritis?

Diet and exercise: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries don't count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www. Sparkpeople. Com or http://www. Myfitnesspal. Com. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more

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What's a good technique to help with arthritis?

What's a good technique to help with arthritis?

Promote motion: Medications can help the symptoms of arthritis but there are many exercises that promote health of joints. Joints are nourished by synovial fluid which requires motion to keep the cartilage surfaces healthy. Maintaining flexibility, warmth, and avoiding high impact or load is critical. When swelling is persistent, you should seek the evaluation of a rheumatologist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises for arthritis sufferers?

What are some good exercises for arthritis sufferers?

Several: Before your feet hit the floor in the morning, stretching your joints and back in bed can really help. Follow link to discussion of exercise for rheumatoid arthritis though the ideas hold true for any arthritis. Http://tinyurl. Com/cux7hw7
for flexibility: yoga, TIA chi
to "grease" joint lining: walking, swimming to balance joints & prevent falls: gentle strength training. ...Read more

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What are some good foods and stretches for arthritis?

What are some good foods and stretches for arthritis?

Not enough info: No foods are all that valuable for arthritis. Stretches depend on the type of arthritis, the areas involved and the severity of the involvement. ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for severe arthritis?

What are some good home remedies for severe arthritis?

See a rheumatologist: Rheumatologist can give you the best advice and treatment plan for ra. ...Read more

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What are some good low impact exercises with arthritis?

What are some good low impact exercises with arthritis?

Swimming: Swimming is a great exercise for people with arthritis. Make sure to check with your doctor before starting an exercise program to make sure it is safe for you. ...Read more

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What are good exercise for someone with osteo-arthritis?

What are good exercise for someone with osteo-arthritis?

Your own program: Work with a physical therapist. Ask your doctor for a referral to a physical therapist. The physical therapist can work with you to create an individualized exercise regimen that will strengthen the muscles around your joint, increase the range of motion in your joint and reduce your pain. ...Read more

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Going to my general practioner for arthritis didn't do much good she didn't help at all who else can I go to for arthritis that can help me?

Going to my general practioner for arthritis didn't do much good she didn't help at all who else can I go to for arthritis that can help me?

Rheumatologist: This is what rheumatologist a do and deal with every day. They are the experts in arthritis diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How can opium is good for arthritis?

It is good pain med: Opium would relieve the pain that is why its chemical product-morphine is one of the best pain relief medicines. But it is not recommended for use in treating arthritis. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent arthritis?

It depends: It depends on the specific type of arthritis. Many cannot be prevented, for example, ra. ...Read more

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Are there good home remedies for arthritis pain?

Are there good home remedies for arthritis pain?

Yes: Arthritis home remedies include diet, exercise, heat therapy, ice, hot tub, massage, etc
some of the remedies under investigation at the national center for complementary and alternative medicine website include psychological therapies, meditation, tai chi, fish oil, gamalinoleic acid, thunder god vine a chinese herb, etc these are being evaluated and some may be shown to be good remedies. ...Read more

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What should I look for in a good arthritis cream?

What should I look for in a good arthritis cream?

Personal choice: Most arthritis creams work on the idea of a "pain gate, " in which the cream causes a tingle or mild burning sensation that prevents the nerves from carrying pain information because they are already full of tingle/burn information. One common active ingredient is capsaicin. It is important to remember that these creams may dull pain, but they do not fix the underlying problem. ...Read more

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What is a good way to head off the effects of arthritis?

Lose weight: For every pound you loss, you take 4 pounds of gravity on a weight bearing. Weight loss may slow the progression of osteoarthritis. ...Read more

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Is going in a jacuzzi good for you if you have arthritis?

Is going in a jacuzzi good for you if you have arthritis?

It can help: The heat from the jacuzzi or a hot tub can help you feel OK and feel less pain. There are many types of arthritis. You need to see your physician and get evaluated for the type of arthritis you have - you may need to see a rheumatologist. A clear diagnosis can even help a lot better as you can have directed therapy ...Read more

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What is a good over-the-counter medication for arthritis?

What is a good over-the-counter medication for arthritis?

There are a few: The most commonly used is acetaminophen Ibuprofen and naproxen are also used
Various topical agents are also used like capsaicin or any topical counter irritants like icy hot etc ...Read more

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What is a good OTC ointment or medicine for arthritis pain?

Arthritis pain: Many otc heat or icy rubs can give some relief. Look for products with capsacein. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are good home remedies for arthritis pain?

Can you tell me if there are good home remedies for arthritis pain?

Yes: You can try glucosamine and chondroitin. Take 1, 500 mg of glucoamine daily for 3 months before deciding if it is helpful. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil or aleve can also be tried. ...Read more

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Are there any good stories about being a caregiver to someone with arthritis?

Are there any good stories about being a caregiver to someone with arthritis?

Yes: There are many. There are many, but it is essential to assure that the caregiver has a support network, as it takes a lot of energy. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve my arthritis? What are some good (and inexpensive) remedies for arthritis pain?

What can I do to relieve my arthritis? What are some good (and inexpensive) remedies for arthritis pain?

Manage OA: Walking is an excellent exercise if one suffers with osteoarthritis. Progression of OA can be generally minimized by losing weight, performing light weight training and low impact cardiovascular exercise (elliptical, exercise bike). Glucosamine and chondroitin supplementation can help to rebuild lost cartilage as well. ...Read more

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What to do if I have osteo arthritis does any one have any good exercises I can do. I need to lose weight?

What to do if I have osteo arthritis does any one have any good exercises I can do. I need to lose weight?

Weight loss: I don't agree with calorie restriction, as this is difficult to track and difficult to do. Read the book "why we get fat" by gary taubes and check out eatingacademy. Com. Peter attia does a nice job explaining why we get fat in his blog. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is tumeric good for arthritis?

Is tumeric good for arthritis?

Yes: The chemicals in turmeric might decrease swelling (inflammation).
Turmeric is a plant. You probably know turmeric as the main spice in curry.
Turmeric is used for arthritis, heartburn (dyspepsia), stomach pain, diarrhea, intestinal gas, stomachbloating, loss of appetite, jaundice, liver problems and gallbladder disorders. Do not over use becuase they have also side effects. ...Read more

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What treatment for good for arthritis?

What treatment for good for arthritis?

Depends.: There are over 100 types of arthritis. Most patients are treated with nsaids for symptomatic relief, but other drugs are used, dependent on type of arthritis you are dealing with. The diagnosis of arthritis is too broad, and simply should not be made as the "diagnosis.". ...Read more

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I have arthritis in feet, any good solutions?

I have arthritis in feet, any good solutions?

It depends: What kind of arthitis, were it located, how painful it is. Please let me know. Thank. ...Read more

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What are good vitamins for arthritis?

What are good vitamins for arthritis?

Fish oil rathers: Actually omega 3 fatty acids (fish oils) rather than vitamins have anti-inflammatory properties but you have to get to the 3-5 gram range per day minimum for that effect. If tolerated you can take up to 16 grams per day. ...Read more

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Is jump roping good for you if you have arthritis in your knees?

Is jump roping good for you if you have arthritis in your knees?

Maybe - maybe not: It depends on the type you have. Exercise can strengthen the muscles about the knee and good muscle tine is good for knee arthritis. If you have knee damage then this impact loading can make the arthritis worse. You need to discuss your arthritis with your physician and maybe see a rheumatologist or an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is oats not good with arthritis?

Not good ot bad: It is neither good or bad. It has no effect on arthritis. ...Read more

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Is meloxicam tablets good for arthritis?

Is meloxicam tablets good for arthritis?

Very good!: Provides pain relief for 24 hrs, but if inflammation is present, other meds are needed! ...Read more

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Is daypro (oxaprozin) good for arthritis?

Is daypro (oxaprozin) good for arthritis?

Yes.: No more effective than other nsaids, but indiviudals can benefit from one drug over another. Generic Oxaprozin is indicated for RA & oa: osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis: the recommended dose of Daypro (oxaprozin) for the relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis is 1200 mg (two 600 mg tablets) once a day. Side effects are similar to other drugs of it's class. ...Read more

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Are there good tests for rheumatoid arthritis?

Are there good tests for rheumatoid arthritis?

Yes: I still mostly rely on the patient’s history and physical exam. A few blood tests can help support a diagnosis of RA: anti CCP antibody, RF for example. If these are present it suggests a worse prognosis. Joint x rays with early symptoms are often normal. More studies are defining the role of musculoskeletal ultrasound and MRI of the joints in helping us diagnose rheumatoid arthritis early. ...Read more

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Which medicine is good for rheumatoid arthritis?

Which medicine is good for rheumatoid arthritis?

See rheumatologist: There are many meds. You need a comprehensive program to lessen the damage to your joints. Included are nsaids, prednisone, Methotrexate, embral and many others. These are only given by a doctor that will monitor you long term to help lessen the bad side effects and change drugs when response is not good. Find a good rheumatologist! ...Read more

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What kind of exercises is good with rheumatoid arthritis?

What kind of exercises is good with rheumatoid arthritis?

See a rheumatologist: Rheumatologist can give you the best advice and treatment plan for ra. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for someone with rheumatoid arthritis?

What is a good diet for someone with rheumatoid arthritis?

Anti inflammatory: A whole food diet, fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, legumes, lean protein and healthy fats like omega 3 fatty acids found in some fish like salmon. Avoid processed foods, too much sugar, simple carbs, like bread, cookies cakes and crackers. These cause your blood sugar to rise quickly and increase inflammation in your body. Some people do better avoiding nightshade vegetables. ...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