Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Foods Should You Eat If You Have Arthritis In The Knees

Share
1

1
What foods should you eat if you have arthritis in the knees?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Thomas Namey
2,350 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
What foods to eat for arthritis of knees, I'm 68 years old.

What foods to eat for arthritis of knees, I'm 68 years old.

OTC meds available: I would try chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine. they come as a combo pill. It should help, but it may take a couple, three months before you feel a difference. ...Read more

3

3
Is there anything i can eat to help prevent knee arthritis?

Is there anything i can eat to help prevent knee arthritis?

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

4

4
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 weigh 230 lbs i eat very healthy little exercise due to arthritis in my knees. What else can I do to lose weight?

Eating very little: Eating healthy is great but to lose weight you need to eat less than your body requires to maintain its weight. 800-1200 calories per day is your target. Weight watchers is a proven method with great group support. Give it a try. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
How do I deal with arthritis in the knees?

How do I deal with arthritis in the knees?

Options...: activity modification, anti inflammatory meds, braces, steroid shots, and hyaluronic acid viscosupplentation are all nonsurgical options. The most important thing is for a proper and accurate diagnosis before considering these treatments. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What is the best relief for arthritis in the knees?

What is the best relief for arthritis in the knees?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Arthritis in the knees. What could be the best way to get relief?

Arthritis in the knees. What could be the best way to get relief?

Several options: It depends on the severity of the arthritis and what therapies have been previously tried. Exercises, nsaids and injectable lubricants may help. ...Read more

10

10
How do you deal with severe arthritis in the knees on a day to day basis?

How do you deal with severe arthritis in the knees on a day to day basis?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Robert Lowe
1,459 doctors shared insights

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