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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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Is neck arthritus treatable?

Is neck arthritus treatable?

No treatment needed: If it is not bothering you. When symptomatic, see a spinal specialist, to initiate conservative management, which will be likely all that will be needed to properly control symptoms related to this. ...Read more

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How do I treat arthritis without taking medicine?

How do I treat arthritis without taking medicine?

Depends on the type: That depends on the specific type of arthritis. Gout does well with low purine diet. Exercise is good for many types of degenerative arthritis. Auto-immune types of arthritis need medications though. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat arthritis?

What can I do to treat arthritis?

Several things: Try to stay active. You may have to modify how you do things, but stay in shape. Find exercises that you can do without irritating the arthritic joints. Many folks with arthritis can exercise in the water (but you have to have access to a pool). Many facilities have classes and groups for arthritis sufferers. Your primary provider can help you find the best medications for your situation. ...Read more

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What should I do to treat arthritis in my back?

What should I do to treat arthritis in my back?

Depends: Depends on how it is affecting you. In general, staying physically active (aerobic exercise at least 30 min 3 times a week), strengthen the core muscles (low back and tummy muscles). Stretching, heat, cold, over the counter pain relievers can also help. When they do not, see your primary provider. Seeing a spinal specialist may be helpful. ...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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How can be TMJ arthritis treated?

How can be TMJ arthritis treated?

Soft diet advil (ibuprofen) prn: Need diagnosis by a dentist trained in craniofacial pain. Could be needing a mouth appliance, physical therapy, stress management............Not a quick fix likely. ...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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How do do kids get arthritis pain? How are they treated?

How do do kids get arthritis pain? How are they treated?

Autoimmune vs injury: If autoimmune disease is causing pain and onflmstion, it is treated with some whst same medications as adults, of course , rest , ice, nsaids help. ...Read more

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What kind of injections are used to treat rhuematoid arthritis pain?

What kind of injections are used to treat rhuematoid arthritis pain?

Specific joints: You can also have cortisone with a local anesthetic injections into a joint that has flared up. This is a temporary fix but gives fast relief. ...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 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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What is an effective pharmaceutical to treat arthritis?

What is an effective pharmaceutical to treat arthritis?

Many, not one.: There are many first choices. Not mine, but the consensus first choice for rheumatoid arthritis would be methotrexate, and a concomitant drug to treat pain from the NSAID class. There are to many other options to give. See someone in rheumatology for the best advice. You can then be followed by your pcp! ...Read more

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How is juvenile rheumatoid arthritis treated?

How is juvenile rheumatoid arthritis treated?

Many ways!: First, it is no longer called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, but juvenile idiopathic arthritis, because it is not rheumatoid arthritis in children! there are so many treatments available, using several meds in tandem as therapy. It is almost always remittable. See a rheumatology specialist! ...Read more

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Can chemo be used to treat rheumatoid arthritis?

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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What is septic arthritis and how can it be treated?

Infected joint: Septic means infection. A septic joiint is an infected joint. The treatment is to treat the infection and save the joint. ...Read more

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How to treat hip pain arthritis?

How to treat hip pain arthritis?

Varies: Multiple options that gradually get more aggressive: activity modification, cane, medications, injections, hip replacement. ...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

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