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Doctor insights on: Natural Remedies For Rheumatoid Arthritis

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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. 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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Could you tell me what are natural remedies for rheumatoid arthritis?

Could you tell me what are natural remedies for rheumatoid arthritis?

Essentially none: Aspirin and omega 3 fatty acid (fish oil) may help with ra, but there are no uniquely successful natural or herbal treatments. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for rheumatoid arthritis?

How can I get treatment for rheumatoid arthritis?

See a Rheumatologist: Rheumatologist specialize in the treatment of inflammatory arthritis as rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment and exercise for rheumatoid arthritis?

What is the best treatment and exercise for rheumatoid arthritis?

Rheumatologist: Rheumatologist would provide this type of information. Treatment depends on verifying diagnosis, determining extent of joint damage and other system involvement, activity of disease. Exercise programs depend upon specific diagnosis, limitations, warm up, stretching and joint protection requirements. ...Read more

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Over the counter or home remedy for rheumatoid arthritis?

Over the counter or home remedy for   rheumatoid arthritis?

No: Unless you control the disease with appropriate meds, there is a high risk for irreversible joint damage and deformity. Do not waste time on supplements or alternatives. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis ?

What is the best treatment for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis ?

See details: It really depends on the specific manifestation and the severity of the involvement. Is one joint involved or are many involved? Is it more systemic with fevers, rashes and heart involvement. These answers determine the treatment options. A rheumatologist can guide you. Options include nsaids, prednisone, Methotrexate and tnf agents among others. ...Read more

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What is prosorba column therapy and is it effective in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis?

What is prosorba column therapy and is it effective in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis?

Yes: Prosorba therapy was approved by fda back in 1999 for the treatment of ra. It was not a first line therapy, though. It used a tube loaded with protein a, which served as a binder to attach itself to circulating antibodies in the patient's plasma. About 40% of patients that didn't respond to conventional treatment responded to prosorba. Unfortunately, the maker of it is no longer on the market. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best remedy for rheumatoid arthritis ?

Can you tell me what is the best remedy for rheumatoid arthritis ?

Many: The most important part of RA is to be on disease modifying therapy. Every patient is different. Drugs like methotrexate, enbrel, (etanercept) humira, etc help protect the joints. Steroids (prednisone) and anti-inflammatories help symptoms but don't protect your joints. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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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


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