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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 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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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