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Does food affect arthritis?

Does food affect arthritis?

Depends on type: 150 types of arthritis. Gout is affected by diet (prot., purines, alcohol); rheumatoid maybe modestly affected by amt and type of fat intake. High fat and omega 6 (land fats) can increase body's chemical mediators of inflammation; lower fat and omega 3 (marine oils) lower them. Flax/walnuts nahclinical effect? Maybe; couldn't hurt. Doesn't take the place of meds. Cherries don't stop gout attacks. ...Read more

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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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Can you suggest foods and stretches for arthritis?

Can you suggest foods and stretches for arthritis?

See details: Diet has little value. Stretches depend of the type of arthritis, the joints involved and the severity of the involvement. ...Read more

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Can you recommend foods and stretches for arthritis?

Where is it?: Stretches depend on the location of the arthritis. For the knee - abductors, hamstrings, quad, and gastroc stretches work well A healthy diet that will help in getting you to your ideal body weight will also be very helpful ...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 foods help arthritis pain?

What foods help arthritis pain?

Foods for Arthritis: Cauliflower contains several anti-inflammatory nutrients, including omega-3 fatty acids, selenium and vitamin k. Vitamin k helps regulates the inflammatory response, and omega-3 fatty acids is a type of fat believed to have anti-inflammatory abilities. Cauliflower also contains selenium, a substance that helps strengthen the immune system, and indole-3-carbinol, a molecule to prevent inflammation. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods help against arthritis pain?

Please suggest what foods help against arthritis pain?

None: Many diets have been postulated as therapies for arthritis, but long term studies have failed to substantiate any benefit from them. ...Read more

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What are the foods an arthritis patients should and should not take?

What are the foods an arthritis patients should and should not take?

Unproven: While dietary changes and nutritional supplements are very popular, their usefulness has not been convincingly proven. ...Read more

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Which type of food and drinks make the pain from arthritis better or worse?

None: Diet has little effect on arthritic symptoms in spite of what others may say. There are no controlled studies supporting dietary benefit. ...Read more

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What type of food and drinks can make the pain from arthritis better or worse?

What type of food and drinks can make the pain from arthritis better or worse?

Anti-inflammatory: Anti-infl diets can be found online basically eating foods as close to their natural state as possible & not eating anything with a label on it (processed). Anti-infl herbs include turmeric, ginger, rosemary & many more. Zyflamend is a good herbal anti-inflammatory. Try same 400 - 1600 mg/ day (not with bipolar or prostate cancer) must be taken with b-complex. Glucosamine helps. All take time. ...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. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more