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What type of flower essence or oil should I take to help with arthritis pain?

What type of flower essence or oil should I take to help with arthritis pain?

Flaxseed for arthrit: There are no botanicals or oils scientifically shown to prevent the advancement of arthritis, but flax seed taken as 2 tablespoons of flax seed meal per day has been shown in some studies to decrease pain of arthritis. This is probably due to the anti inflammatory aspect of the omega acids in the flax seed. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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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


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What type of natural herbs, flower essence or oil should I take for arthritis pain?

What type of natural herbs, flower essence or oil should I take for arthritis pain?

Integrative MD: I'm not an integrative specialist but i know of one in san fran that has me taking turmeric boswelia and traumeel cream. Her name is dr. Julie chen. She does local tv in sf and was recently featured on a nationally syndicated doctor show. Check out her website at integrativemd.Vpweb.Com. ...Read more

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What type of essence or oil should I take for arthritis pain?

What type of essence or oil should I take for arthritis pain?

Omega 3 fish oil: Omega 3 fish oil is very effective anti inflammatory for arthritis. You need to take an excellent quality fish oil with a high amy of epa and dha. You can take up to 8 grams per day. Start slowly and increase by 1 gram per day. Go to my website to order an excellent brand. 2 pills equal 4 pills of many other brands: www. Nutrametrix.Com/myramd. ...Read more

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Should i take a joint supplement to help my knee arthritis pain?

Should i take a joint supplement to help my knee arthritis pain?

Possibly: Most joint supplements are otc and are supplements and are not required by the fda to supply any data regarding efficacy. I would recommend speaking with your physician or orthopedic doctor and show them what you are planning to take. Also, if not already done consider an evaluation by an orthopedic doctor to see if alternatives are available. ...Read more

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What drugs can I take for excruciating arthritis pain and where to get it?

What drugs can I take for excruciating arthritis pain and where to get it?

Arthritis Drugs: Drugs for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis include Leflunomide (arava) and the "biologic" medications Etanercept (enbrel), Infliximab (remicade), Anakinra (kineret), Adalimumab (humira), Rituximab (rituxan), Abatacept (orencia), golimumab (simponi), certolizumab pegol (cimzia), and tocilizumab (actemra). Each of these medications can increase the risk for infections but are very effective. ...Read more

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What can or should I take for arthritis pain in all. Major joints.

What can or should I take for arthritis pain in all. Major joints.

Joint pain: You can start with tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen over the counter. If your pain is not improved, you should see your doctor for more evaluation. ...Read more

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What arthritis pain medicine is safe to take along with blood thinning ?

What arthritis pain medicine is safe to take along with blood thinning ?

Depends : Tylenol (acetaminophen) is felt to be safe with most blood thinners. As long as liver is ok. Really depends on which " thinner" you are referring to. ...Read more

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Which types of heat therapy can help arthritis pain?

See below: Superficial heat in the form of hot packs can ease stiff painful joints and deeper heating modalities like ultrasound are also quite helpful for loosening up deeper tendons that may be tight and painful around a joint. It may also increase blood flow to the joint which can aid in healing. Heat therapy should not be done on an actively inflamed joint like a rheumatoid joint which will worsen it. ...Read more

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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