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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 dont 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?

It depnds -which one: You need a full evaluation to clarify which of the 150 types of arthritis you have. Your physician can help clarify your diagnosis. ...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

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