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What Foods Should You Eat If You Have Arthritis In The Knees
Healthier diet: I counsel my patients to decrease their intake of red meat, avoid fried foods, eat more green and brightly colored vegetables, less white flour and white veggies like potatoes, eat fruits and berries, more fish intake and overall less simple carbs. Stay away from soft drinks (diet or not), decrease or eliminate artificial sweeteners. In the supermarket, more "whole foods" andless processed stuff. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid animal purines: Avoid foods rich in animal purines. Examples include: beef, lamb, pork, and shellfish. Alcoholic beverages, especially beer and spirits (whiskey, vodka) are also high in purines. Some studies suggest moderate wine consumption is less likely to cause gout attacks. Low fat dairy products are GOOD for gout. They help rid the body of uric acid. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there any meat you can eat when you have gout needing to know if there is any meat you can eat when you have gout
Yes: The major issue is to take prophylactic meds so you do not get more attacks. Meat is really not a bad issue in this situation. ...Read more
Options: Provided you have no allergies, basically any foods that do not require a lot of chewing can be consumed. Scrambled eggs, mashed potatoes, soft pasta, rice, grits, etc. are some foods you can start out with. ...Read more
What are the foods that should and should not be eaten, the things that should and should not do when you have arthritis.?
No limitations: The type of bread you est does not affect fibromyalgia. If you have conditions such as gluten sensitivity and fibromyalgia there may be am effect. Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome made worse by poor exercise, poor sleep and poor control of stress and psychological problems. These are the areas to direct your treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Depending on the degree of damage from the infection specifically cartilage destruction you may be at risk for development of artirits in the hip. If xrays remain normal with out evidence of arthritis or an uneven joint surface it is unlikely after a significant amount of time has passed ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should you continue working out if joints ache or crack or pop ? (Knees and shoulders) if so what types of exercise should you do and how often?
Change up: If you have joint aching (and not aching muscles from working out) then I would try a new exercise for a while. Swimming is usually easy on the knees, biking is certainly easier on the shoulder. Maybe alternate those two and do not "overdo" it for a couple weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have osteoarthritis in your hip will it ever go away with certain exercises, vitamins etc ?
What excersize would be good to lose weight if you have scoliosis of the spine and tendenitis in feet?
Studies have shown : That most weight loss is through dieting while exercise can help and is more for overall conditioning but swimming has the least overall impact or water aerobics in terms of weight bearing joints. Scoliosis would not limit the type of exercises you can do unlike the tendinitis of your feet which may be related to your weight. Heel cups and or arch support along with stretching may help the feet. ...Read more
Complex carbs.: For sustained energy through the morning of band camp,focus on complex carbohydrates and fiber. Foods like high fiber breakfast cereals, multi grain bread for toast and berries,will keep you going. A B complex vitamin will help your body use the carbohydrates efficiently. ...Read more
Maybe: Arthritis is damage to the cartilage which covers the end of the bone at the joint. Damage to ligaments, cartilage, or a meniscus (cushion/shock absorber) at a young age will predispose the patient to arthritis as they age. Non-impact aerobic activities and preventing obesity can decrease this risk over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None : This is an intersting question. Althoug the official answer is none, there are studies where people are given capsules of certain foods which they said made their arthritis worse. This was blinded study which means the people did not know what was in the various capsules they were tested for. The only substance that did flare the arthritis was in some who claimed they were allergic to milk. ...Read more
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