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What forms of inflammation does ginger reduce?
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Chronic inflammation
Ginger reduces inflammation through a variety of mechanisms & is effective for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis & muscle soreness.
Its effects are similar to nsaid's like Aspirin & Ibuprofen but it doesn't cause side effects like GI bleeding. However, whereas one might have rapid relief from nsaid's, it often takes a few days to see ginger's benefits. Please see my comment for useful links.

In brief: Chronic inflammation
Ginger reduces inflammation through a variety of mechanisms & is effective for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis & muscle soreness.
Its effects are similar to nsaid's like Aspirin & Ibuprofen but it doesn't cause side effects like GI bleeding. However, whereas one might have rapid relief from nsaid's, it often takes a few days to see ginger's benefits. Please see my comment for useful links.
Dr. Randy Baker
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Dr. Randy Baker
More information on the health benefits of ginger with summaries of research can be found at www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=72, http://www.holistic-medicine-md.com/benefits-of-ginger.html, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/leo-galland-md/how-to-fight-inflammation_b_849387.html and http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16117603,
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