Doctor insights on:
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
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
No: Although there are people that advocate special diets to help control the pain associated with arthritis, there is no diet, supplement or food that has bene shown to prevent arthritis. Many factors are involved with the development of arthritis, only a few of which we understand. Despite what commercials may claim, as far as weknow, there are no foods that will help with prevention. ...Read more
I weigh 230 lbs i eat very healthy little exercise due to arthritis in my knees. What else can I do to lose weight?
I am suffering from arthritis in my knees. Bone-to-bone rubbing together. Are there certain foods that might help with the pain?
Lose weight: No specific foods help, but weight loss may slow progression and pain as well as physical pain. ...Read more
37 yr-old woman has 2 years of pain and swelling in multiple joints, including stiffness, and is hoping to get her normal life back as aerobics.....?
NSAIDS: If arthritis is what you have been diagnosed with, then what kind is it and trying simple tylenol (acetaminophen) first for pain control or nsaids such as advil or aleive especially if there is any inflammation. If no benefit seek medical consultation so a proper regimine can be assessed for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stay active: Arthritis is like rust in the joint. Activity and flexibility can help keep the joint mobile and lubricated. Unless contraindicated, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can be very helpful. Some people get good relief from glucosamine chondrointin, but evidence is conflicting. Talk to your doctor, an injection of cortisone or a series of injections with medications like synvisc may also be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What foods should you eat when you have diarrhea?
- Foods you should not eat if you have kidney stones
- What should you eat if you have acid reflux?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What should you eat if you have heartburn?
- What should you eat if you have lupus?
- What should you eat when you have goiter?
- What foods should you eat to get thiamine?
- Talk to a rheumatologist online for free