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Will taking rosehip help treat arthritis?

Will taking rosehip help treat arthritis?

Yes, perhaps: A combined danish/german study found 20% or so of patients somewhat improved using a supplement litozin. It seems to have both anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties and contains a fatty acid (gopo) thought to be similar to fish oil. Many of our current drugs come from plants. A rose hip supplement can concentrate and standardize the potential active ingredients. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A condition where there 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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How will chondroitin help treat osteoarthritis?

How will chondroitin help treat osteoarthritis?

May help: A study recently showed it to relieve hand pain from oa, but it would not reverse or stop the arthritis process. ...Read more

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How to treat degenerative arthritis?

How to treat degenerative arthritis?

It depends: It depends on the area involved and the severity of involvement. Medications, injections, physical therapy and surgery may or may not be options. It depends. ...Read more

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How does copper treat rheumatoid arthritis?

How does copper treat rheumatoid arthritis?

No: Some people have reported feeling better overall if they wear copper jewelry but there is no evidence that copper has any effect on the course or treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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How do sweetsop leaves help treat arthritis?

How do sweetsop leaves help treat arthritis?

Sweetsop & arthritis: There are many plant based remedies for joint pain including the popular Turmeric + black pepper. My quick research did not give a distinct mechanism of why Sweetsop has beneficial effects in lessening pain. We know for example, a lot about Turmeric and how it achieves therapy. Research in plants and medicine can take a long time! Sweetsop is wonderful to eat though! ...Read more

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How can treat with knee osteoarthritis?

How can treat with knee osteoarthritis?

Antiinflammatories..: Oa of the knee is treated with non-steroidal antiinflamatories first if Acetaminophen is not helping. If oral medications are a problem topical capsaicin or topical voltaren (diclofenac) may help. If no better with previous tx., injections of cortisone into the joint may aliviate for hours, days, weeks or months. Before severe, may get injections of lubricants (hyalgan)severe oa may need total knee replacement. ...Read more

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How long does it take to treat frozen shoulder and rheumatoid arthritis?

How long does it take to treat frozen shoulder and rheumatoid arthritis?

Hard to say: Frozen shoulder usually resolves within 18mo. I would tend to think that your RA is the major contributor to your current shoulder problems. See your rheumatologist or shoulder specialist to sort this out. ...Read more

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How to treat rheumatic arthritis?

How to treat rheumatic arthritis?

Many ways: First, see a rheumatologist and get the correct diagnosis. Treatment of all types of inflammatory arthritis include rest of imflamed joints, anti-inflammatory medication, possibly low dose steroids or injections of steroids into joints. Systemic treatments such as Methotrexate and biologic therapy (like Enbrel (etanercept) or humira) are also used physical therapy also important. ...Read more

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How to treat juvenile arthritis?

How to treat juvenile arthritis?

That is...: ...A very complex question involving a very complex condition. There are a number of protocols used, but the bottom line is that a specialist is generally required to taylor a medication regimen to your particular child. I don't think i can give a better answer in the 400 characters allowed. ...Read more

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How to treat osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis is wear & tear arthritis, not inflammatory type like rheumatoid arthritis. That said, exercise & weight loss (if overweight or obese) are key to treating pain & disability. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteoarthritis/basics/definition/con-20014749. Consider consulting Physical and/or Occupational Therapist depending upon joint that's affected. ...Read more

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Can ural sachets be used to treat gouty arthritis?

Can ural sachets be used to treat gouty arthritis?

Absolutely not: This substance has no benefit in preventing or treating gout. It actually has no value for treating anything. ...Read more

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Does plaquinile treat osteoarthritis?

Does plaquinile treat osteoarthritis?

No: I have had rare success in using Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) in aggressive inflammatory osteoarthritis where the joints have a significant amount of reddness, sweliing, and warmth, but the overall answer has to still be no. ...Read more

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How to treat arthritis?

How to treat arthritis?

It depends: It depends on the specific type of arthritis. There are over 100 different kinds. ...Read more

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Can chemo be used to treat rheumatoid arthritis?

Yes: Rituxan (rituximab) which was originally developed to treat lymphoma is approved to treat ra. Before, biologic drugs came out rare cases of RA were treated with cytoxan. ...Read more

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How can I treat arthritis permanently?

How can I treat arthritis permanently?

Manage: Generally you can manage arthritis rather than "cure" it. If it is isolated to a joint & severe enough, a joint replacement could cure it if that joint is replacable. Some joints can also be fused. If it is a generalized problem you first need to identify what the arthritis is: rheumatoid, osteoarthritis etc. If osteoarthritis, weight control, smoking cessation &exercise are important ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is rheumatoid arthritis treated using traditional medicine?

Can you tell me how is rheumatoid arthritis treated using traditional medicine?

See details: There are numerous meds known as disease modifying agents that are used to treat RA. These include methotrexate, Plaquenil, (hydroxychloroquine) Sulfasalazine and numerous biologic agents. ...Read more

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How to treat osteoarthritis in knee?

How to treat osteoarthritis in knee?

Depends on severity: Osteoarthritis of the knee is very common. Treatment usually starts with exercises, activity modifications, and anti-inflammatory drugs. Steroid injections are usually next, followed by viscosupplementation injections, then discussions about surgery, mainly joint replacement. Additional modalities such as tai chi, yoga, active isolated stretching or similar may also be employed as appropriate. ...Read more

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How do you treat rheumatoid arthritis?

How do you treat rheumatoid arthritis?

Mechanics and anti : Assure mechanical challenges are address, joint protection, appropriate exercises and then progress through anti-inflammatory regimens. ...Read more

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How long do frozen shoulder & rheumatoid arthritis take to heal?

Frozen - 18mo: Frozen shoulder can take 18 months to resolve by itself. Surgery can speed this. Rheumatoid arthritis is typically a lifelong disease. ...Read more

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How to treat arthritis without medicine?

How to treat arthritis without medicine?

Diet: There are diets that are very much anti inflammatory and then there are foods that promote inflammation and should be avoided. ...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