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What foods or herbs have diuretic and anti-inflammatory properties for pain and swelling of joints and legs?
I take propranolol and pentasa (mesalamine) and get inflamed joints and muscle pains.What pain killer can?
Sometimes: Proteolytic therapy can be very effective for some and not at all for others. Trying it is the only way to know. It is important to take proteolytic enzymes that target systemic inflammation on an empty stomach and several times a day to give them the best chance of working. The ones that are enteric coated are often better tolerated than those that are not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NSAIDS,muscle relax: Naproxen is one of the non- steroidal anti- inflammatory medication, which works by by subsiding the inflammation and so helping the pain. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is a muscle relaxant and helps the tense muscles to relax and some antispasmodal effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any vitamins, supplements, etc. that help w/ rheumatoid arthritis pain? Used to take Plaquenil, (hydroxychloroquine) don't like it. The joint pain is getting unbearable.
Dry eye and sometime dry mouth,have neuropathy,clear mri,mild joint pain,Ana 1:40 fine speckled patt,ssa and ssb,Rf and anti dna are negative,sjogren?
Comments: When you describe your symptoms, I think of Sjogren's. Although you have had the correct studies, might consider some additional testing. A rheumatologist can guide you. Good luck. ...Read more
Are there any p450 enzymes that act upon things like acetaminophen and nsaids? I'm really into pharmacology and pharmicokinetics.. And take them.
Yes: Cytochrome p450 metabolism accounts for about 5% of the breakdown of acetaminophen, and produces the toxic compound napqi that is responsible for its toxic effect on the liver. Nsaids are hydroxylated by 2c8 & 2c9 in the liver as one of several paths before conversion to the glucuronide & excretion in the urine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take propranolol and pentasa (mesalamine) and get inflamed joints and muscle pains.What pain killer can I take?
Is taking supplements such as omga-3, fish oil, glucosamine and vitamin C sufficient enough to ease the pain of rheumatoid arthritis?
Absolutely not!: The omega-3s (flax seed oil and fish oil) will help ra. Vitamin c over the mdr has no benefit. Results are mixed with glucosamine. Anti-oxidants such as green tea extraqct, grapeseed extract may also help, but if you truly have ra, you will sustainm progressive joint damage with time, if you are not taking remitting agents! see someone in rheumatology! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes.: They can be taken together!Get a more detailed answer ›
Are there side effects when taking 1200mg of chondroitin sulfate, 1500mg of glucosamine and 1000mg of fish oil? (prescribed to help lubricate knee)
May raise blod sugar: There is some limited data to show elevated blood glucose levels in people with diabetes who take glucosamine and chondroitin suflate. However this does not seem to happen in people without diabetes. In general, glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate are very safe, but they should be stopped at least one week prior to any surgery as they may have a blood thinning effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lose wieght and : Omega-3 fatty acids(fish oil) extra-virgin olive oil antioxidants—vitamin c, selenium, carotenes, bioflavonoids , selenium-rich diet. Some of the best foods for selenium:brazil nuts, tuna carotenes:fruits and vegetable bioflavonoids — quercetin and anthocyanidins: : some of the best foods for quercetin:onions (red, yellow, white), kale, leeks, cherry tomatoes, broccoli, blueberries, black curran. ...Read more
Fibromyalgia, triedGabap.Sav,Cymb.and Lyrica, (pregabalin)legs more unstable,made angry,shake bad and the others don't work.lower back has fever and in PAIN.next?
Wow: You have really tried them all! I am so sorry that none of them worked and you are still in pain. I would suggest several things. First, make an appointment to see a specialist...rheumatology or pain management. Then the FMS basics: if you smoke, quit; if you are overweight, do everything you can to try and lose; gentle exercise; keep a sleep diary to take to the specialist. Good luck to you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No!: No evidence, other than anecodotal, shows a direct link. I have been on a low-carb diet which is heavy in meat (red) since 1996. I am down from 238 to 194, my med school weight, and go to my website to see what i do. I'm 62. (www.Drnamey.Com). But most importantly, no. Mixing fat and carbs it lethal! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking glucosamine chondroitin, hyaluronic acid, collagen, resveratrol supplements for back. Will taking all these together create liver issues?
What is diagnosis?: That's always the most important place to start. Have you had an evaluation for cause of back pain with an allopathic doc, or a rheumatologist? Back pain in 28 year olds sometimes can be due to autoimmune arthritis, and the treatments available are far better than your current regimen. Glucosamine is a proven therapy, the rest are likely a waste of money. Consider getting a rheumatology opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It coud help but: Colostrum is a form of milk produced by the mammary glands of mammals (including humans) in late pregnancy. Most species will generate colostrum just prior to giving birth. Colostrum contains antibodies to protect the newborn against disease, as well as being lower in fat and higher in protein than ordinary milk. ...Read more