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What are some good natural remedies for arthritis?

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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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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I have started to get intermitant pain in a hip joint at 53; is it athritis; what natural remedies are there?

I have started to get intermitant pain in a hip joint at 53; is it athritis; what natural remedies are there?

Not Necesarily: See a physician to help make a diagnosis and prescribe the appropriate treatment. There are many causes of hip pain. ...Read more

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What is the best natural treatment for arthritis?

What is the best natural treatment for arthritis?

Supplements & activi: 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 is the preferred arthritis relief natural arthritis remedy?

Which is the preferred arthritis relief natural arthritis remedy?

Glucosamine: They is little evidence there are natural remedies with the possible exception of glucosamine. Take 1, 500 mg daily and give it a 3 month trial before deciding if it is effective. ...Read more

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What treatment for good for arthritis?

What treatment for good for arthritis?

Depends.: There are over 100 types of arthritis. Most patients are treated with nsaids for symptomatic relief, but other drugs are used, dependent on type of arthritis you are dealing with. The diagnosis of arthritis is too broad, and simply should not be made as the "diagnosis.". ...Read more

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What is a good medication for the treatment of severe arthritis?

What is a good medication for the treatment of severe arthritis?

Impossible to answer: It is impossible to answer this without knowing what type of arthritis we are talking about and how severe it is etc. There are vast differences in therapy depending on whether you have inflammatory arthritis like rheumatoid disease or non inflammatory disease You need to have professional help to prerly diagnose see a rheumatologist ...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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Are there natural treatment/treatments for arthritis that also reduce cholesterol?

Are there natural treatment/treatments for arthritis that also reduce cholesterol?

Maybe: These natural treatments include weight loss, exercise. We can not discount these as physical therapy is the cornerstone of arthritis therapy. Most of the medications used for arthritis do not effect the cholesterol, although sometimes Folic Acid is added to help protect the side effects of Methotrexate and this can lower hyperhomocysteinemia which can be related to low folic acid. ...Read more

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I have arthritis. Hard skin like calcus formed in foot which is quite and uncomfortable. Can u tell me good treatment?

I have arthritis. Hard skin like calcus formed in foot which is quite and uncomfortable. Can u tell me good treatment?

Callus: Thee are creams that you can try but they may not be effective. Best is to see a doctor and get proper treatment perhaps an orthotic to take pressure off the callus or perhaps special shoes etc... ...Read more

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How to know what is best way to cure/remedy arthritis?

How to know what is best way to cure/remedy arthritis?

Unfortunately: Unfortunately there is no cure for arthritis. Depending on the type you have, we either try to put it in remission or control the pain. ...Read more

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I want to try an alternative arthritis treatment. What's safe?

Arthritis: Alternative arthritis treatments, which are far more than can be mentioned in 400 letters, are often safe, but often ineffective. Glucosame has some positive effect on arthritis, but most are no better than placebo (help about 30% of those who try it). Most physicians do not recommend treatments that have no more benefit than a placebo, but most patients with arthritis try them anyway. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for arthritis pain?

What is the best treatment for arthritis pain?

See a rheumatologist: There's no one best way to manage arthritis pain or achieve pain relief.Once a diagnosis of arthritis has been made, effective management of arthritis involves three specific strategies: 1) Patient education, 2) Body rehabilitation, and 3) Pharmacological (medical) management. See a rheumatologist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for gout and arthritis?

What is the best treatment for gout and arthritis?

See your physician: The best thing is to be examined to determine the underlying cause. This will determine the best treatment approach. ...Read more

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Which treatment will I get for juvenile arthritis?

Which treatment will I get for juvenile arthritis?

Depends!: Treatments are quite varied and will depend on the preferences of the treating rheumatologist or pediatric rheumatologist. However, treatment for jia should not be directed by a pcp or pediatrician. This is a serious issue! ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more