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Can Certain Foods Relieve Joint Pain?

Arthritis-induced joint pain is a very unpleasant disease to suffer from but, fortunately, a healthy diet can diminish or even prevent it. We are by no means suggesting that a simple diet can cure arthritis, because it most certainly can't, but neither can a medicinal treatment for that matter. There is no known cure for this illness, just a few ways to make it less uncomfortable. And, of course, ...
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Top 8 Foods That Fight Inflammation

8 foods arthritis
Although it sounds bad, at its core, inflammation is a beneficial response of our immune system that helps in the healing process. However, due to various conditions such as arthritis, this healthy bodily mechanism can take on a dark role and damage our bodies. Naturally, there are some dietary choices that can worsen inflammation, such as sugar and saturated fats, and the foods containing high le...
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White Willow Bark for Arthritis

White Willow Bark for arthritis
  The willow tree, scientifically known as Salix Alba, is a deciduous tree that grows in waterfronts, meadows, groves, humid places, hilly areas and fields. Its stem, which usually grows crooked, can reach up to 25-30 meters in height. At first, the bark is smooth and has a grayish-green color. Over time, vertical cracks begin to develop on the bark of the willow tree. Its leaves are spear...
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Turmeric for Arthritis

turmeric for arthritis
  Turmeric, also commonly known as curcumin or Indian saffron, is an Asian plant that is related to ginger and is cultivated in India, the south of China, Taiwan, Japan, Indonesia and Africa. Turmeric is also known scientifically as Curcuma longa. It is used especially in Indian cuisine as a condiment, due to its aromatic spicy-bitter taste. Turmeric can be a savory addition to many dishes...
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Tongkat Ali for Arthritis

Tongkat Ali, scientifically known as Eurycoma longifolia, is a extremely bitter flowering plant that has been used for medicinal purposes for many years now. It is the jack of all trades of the medicinal plant world, being known for its aphrodisiac qualities, as well as its ability to reduce fever and prevent malaria and diabetes. It is most commonly encountered in Asia, especially in Indonesia an...
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Reishi for Arthritis

Reishi for Arthritis
  The Reishi mushroom, or Ganoderma Lucidum, is a mushroom that grows naturally on the bark of many types of trees. However, it is very hard to come across, so some Asian countries such as Japan and China have begun to cultivate it for commercial purposes. Reishi has been used for medicinal purposes in the Far East for over 2000 years, being known also as the mushroom of immortality. Tr...
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ParActin  

  ParActin is a patented herbal medicine that is extracted from a plant that is frequently used in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicines, namely the Andrographis Paniculata of the Acanthaceae family. It is native to India and Sri Lanka, where it is commonly referred to as "Maha-tikita", which literally means "king of bitters", a name inspired by its heavily bitter taste. It also has ...
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Omega-3 Fats for Arthritis

  Omega-3 fatty acids are immensely beneficial to our health, but they can only be found in various foods. Unfortunately, the human body doesn't produce them naturally. It has been proven that Omega-3 fatty acids improve the activity of the cardiovascular system and help reduce the risk of myocardial heart attacks and strokes. They also significantly reduce the amount of triglycerides in o...
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Can You Take Arthritis Medication During Pregnancy?

PREGANCY AND ARTHRITIS
Arthritis is a disease characterized by joint pain, tenderness and stiffness. It is pretty easy to get medication for this type of disease with just a prescription. Unfortunately, things get a bit more complicated when you are pregnant. It's not safe to pick up any medication and use it immediately to get rid of your pain because it could have a negative impact on the baby's health. The question i...
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Natural Remedies for Arthritis – part 2

natural remedies for arthritis part 2
  Unfortunately, up to this moment, there is no cure for arthritis. The purpose behind the treatment of arthritis is to provide the patient with relief from its unpleasant symptoms, such as pain, inflammation and stiffness encountered in one ore more joints of the body. An appropriate treatment plan has to be developed by consulting either a rheumatologist or an orthopaedist, ideally. This...
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