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What foods to stay away from if rheumatoid arthritis?

What foods to stay away from if rheumatoid arthritis?

None: In general, there are no ffods that universally affect rheumatoid arthritis. Therefore there is no need to avoid anything or take excess amounts of anything. Some people may truly have an allergic reaction to certain fods but that is a relatively rare situation. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Can there be any prevention for arthritis?

Can there be any prevention for arthritis?

For degenerative!: Inflammatory arthritis is hereditary in some cases, and others not. You cannot prevent these. However, you can help avoid degenerative arthritis of your joints by not becoming overweight. You need to minimize risk of joint damage by avoiding traumatic joints activities. Do not smoke, which helps precipitate djd! wear good footwear that buffers shock! remain flexible. ...Read more

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Is pure cod liver oil (seven seas) any benefit towards prevention for arthritis? Is it an help to those who already suffer from arthritis too? Thanks

Is pure cod liver oil (seven seas) any benefit towards prevention for arthritis? Is it an help to those who already suffer from arthritis too? Thanks

??: it is basically vit A and D in limited doses it is a supplement but getting too much A is a real possibility as far as arthritis I really do not know BUT I would doubt it having a very sig effect ...Read more

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I have sore fingers all the time especially when frequently using my hands eg. Typing they get stiff and the bones are ugly.. R Arthritis prevention?

Stop: There has to be a reason that a young person has hand pain as you are too young to have significant osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) - think joint pain -and carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) - think tingling/numb - come to mind. You must find out the diagnosis as RA and CTS are treatable diseases that can lead to real problems if not promptly treated. The best doctor to see is a rheumatologist ...Read more

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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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What are the food which cure the rhumethoid arthritis?

What are the food which cure the rhumethoid arthritis?

Not only is there no: food that cures it there is no medicine that cures it, only keeps it under control. get in 2 see a rheumatologist 4 eval. ...Read more

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

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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Please suggest what food must not be eaten by a person who has a gout arthritis?

Please suggest what food must not be eaten by a person who has a gout arthritis?

Several.: Organ meats: liver, kidney, sweetbreads, heart, etc. Slow down on meat. Do not drink. Tart cherry juice can help. But when all is sai and done the cornerstone is treatment with Allopurinol or the newer uloric. Diet alone cannot match the efficacy of these drugs in preventing the over- synthesis of uric acid, the cause of gouty arthritis and uric acid nephropathy. Diet helps, but not good enough! ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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