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Are there any natural treatments for rheumatoid arthritis that have been proven to be helpful?

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Dr. Haleh Niknia-Agdassi
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Further research

In general there is not enough scientific evidence to prove that complimentary alternative medicine therapies are safe/effective for rheumatoid arthritis.
Some mind-body therapies and supplements may be good adjunctive treatments (could possibly decrease pain in joints) but especially dietary supplements should be discussed with your doctor for potential interactions with conventional medicine.

In brief: Further research

In general there is not enough scientific evidence to prove that complimentary alternative medicine therapies are safe/effective for rheumatoid arthritis.
Some mind-body therapies and supplements may be good adjunctive treatments (could possibly decrease pain in joints) but especially dietary supplements should be discussed with your doctor for potential interactions with conventional medicine.
Dr. Haleh Niknia-Agdassi
Dr. Haleh Niknia-Agdassi
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Several.

Several, but of limited benefit.
3-omega fatty acids help reduce inflammation. Type two collagen (in chicken soup) was shown to help in a harvard study. Others do not pass the "smell" test.

In brief: Several.

Several, but of limited benefit.
3-omega fatty acids help reduce inflammation. Type two collagen (in chicken soup) was shown to help in a harvard study. Others do not pass the "smell" test.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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