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What are some natural remedies for rheumatoid arthritis?

What are some natural remedies for rheumatoid arthritis?

Absolutely none: There are none, period....... The longer the use of specific disease meds is delayed, the greater the risk for irreversible damage and deformity. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Rheumatism (Definition)

"rheumatism" is an older term, not used much today. Most people are referring to pain and swelling in the joints when they use this term. People may mean something different when they use this term in contrast to when they refer ...Read more


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What are some natural treatments for rheumatoid arthritis?

What are some natural treatments for rheumatoid arthritis?

Several things!: Omega-3 fatty acis, calcium, vitamin d3 and zinc! these will help in food or as supplements. Stay as active as possible, and avoid teraumatic activities, ie. Running, jumping, or contact sports. Cycling, yoga, pilates, circuit weight training are better activities! ...Read more

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Which natural remedies are good for arthritis?

Which natural remedies are good for arthritis?

Glucosamine: I assume you are speaking about osteoarthritis. The one supplement which has reasonable evidence suggesting a benefit is glucosamine (and chondroitin). You must take at least 1, 500 mg daily and give it a 3 month trial before giving up on it. ...Read more

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What are herbal remedies for arthritis?

What are herbal remedies for arthritis?

None, really!: Omega 3 fatty acids can help. Other high potency anti-oxidants can help. But no nutritional support with herbs consistently works. See your doctor for real help. ...Read more

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What are alternative treatments for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis?

What are alternative treatments for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis?

Caution tetracyline: In children tetracycline can stain the bone. We are fortunate that we can use most of the medications we use in adults in children, but some are not approved for children. We can use Methotrexate and some of the biologics are approved for treatment of jia children such as Etanercept and adalimumab. Iv Infliximab is approved for childhood ibd, IV tocilizumab and Abatacept for jia. Others not yet. ...Read more

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Which natural product is good for rheumatoid arthritis?

Which natural product is good for rheumatoid arthritis?

None: No natural product has any data that it prevent joint damage, deformity and eventual disability. ...Read more

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Any alternative remedies for arthritis pain?

Any alternative remedies for arthritis pain?

Talk to your dr: Accupuncture, fish oil, arnica. Speak to your dr before starting any treatments. Pharmacies that specialize in homeopathic remedies may be helpful "routine" treatments include low impact exercise, weight loss, anti-inflammatories. ...Read more

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Natural cures for arthritis, are there any?

Natural cures for arthritis, are there any?

Get diagnosis: It is essential to get diagnosis, so as to do no damage. If osteoarthritis, certain brands of glucosamine may help. However, if no improvement with such "natural cures" in a month, there is no reason to spend any more money on them. ...Read more

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What are alternative treatments for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis besides drugs?

What are alternative treatments for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis besides drugs?

Exercise : You will need medications, but exercise is important pain controller. The cdc has a campaign that says exercise the arthritis pain reliever. We can not emphasize this enough. ...Read more

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What are some good homeopathic treatment for psoriatic arthritis?

What are some good homeopathic treatment for psoriatic arthritis?

Full case-taking: For a chronic condition like psoriatic arthritis you need a professional homeopath to thoroughly review your case. There are literally thousands of homeopathic medicines (remedies) that could be helpful to you at a deep level, to catalyze a healing process. Finding the ONE that's effective for you takes your willingness to describe your experience in detail to the practitioner, who will prescribe. ...Read more

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Treatments for rheumatoid arthritis problem?

Treatments for rheumatoid arthritis problem?

Resubmit: Your question is difficult to understand. Do you mean to ask about side effects of treatments for RA or which treatments are available for problem disease? You need to speak with a/your rheumatologist about these issues. ...Read more

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Are there any natural remedies to help with juvenile arthritis?

Are there any natural remedies to help with juvenile arthritis?

Omega 3 fatty acids: Omega three fatty acids found in cold water fish and flax seeds have been shown to mildly reduce inflammation in adults with rheumatoid arthritis. They may have the same affect in children. You should discuss with your rheumatologist before starting any supplement or over the counter medication. ...Read more

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Is there any cure for rheumatoid arthritis?

Is there any cure for rheumatoid arthritis?

Closer : There are some good leads but no definite cure yet. Rheumatoid arthritis may be more than one disease. Although we think immune dysregulation is a hallmark of rheumatoid arthritis, different people may have different mechanisms. Sometimes it appears someone is responding to therapy and then they lose the response. This suggests that a new mechanism of inflammation has taken over - possibilities. ...Read more

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What are some good natural remedies for arthritis?

Several: Glucosamine, chondroitin, msm, but particularly glucosamine, for which studies have been conducted in places like cleveland clinic. ...Read more

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What natural supplements can I take for rheumatoid arthritis? I've been looking for natural supplements to help with my rheumatoid arthritis.

Natural cures: Rheumatoid arthritis is best managed with strong medicines to help the immune system turn off. While you will be able to find a zillion web pages on natural cures for arthritis (because there are so many folks with it and there is money to be made) your best bet is with a board certified rheumatologist. If he says you need surgery it will be very bad. ...Read more

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What are good herbal remedies for joint stiffness?

What are  good herbal remedies  for joint stiffness?

Fish oil: Fish oils and the omega 3 fatty acids have been good for joint stiffness as well as glucosamine with chondroitin and msm. ...Read more

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What are some herbal remedies for arthritis?

What are some herbal remedies for arthritis?

GlucosamiProcollagen: For osteoatrhritis there is nothing proven to substantially prevent or treat it. Some people advocate natural products like glucosamine alone or in combination with chondroitin and msm. Others use "vital procolageno" or any pro-collagen. ...Read more

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Best Ayurveda treatment for osteoarthritis or juvenile arthritis knee treatment?

Best Ayurveda treatment for osteoarthritis or juvenile arthritis knee treatment?

Not good.: If a child has an inflammatory knee condition, caused by jia, there are very effective treatments available with very high success rates, some used alone, and some in combinations. I would consider it child abuse not to see a rheumatologist or the hard to find, pediatric rheumatologist. Forget the herbs and spices! this not the 3rd world. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A severe illness caused by bacteria named bacillus anthracis. Anthrax disease can result in pneumonia, ...Read more