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Vegan DHA Source Found to Help Those with Rheumatoid Arthritis

2017-03-06 12:19

Fish and fish oils are thought to help relieve symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis, but what if you don’t eat fish due to beliefs or allergies? A new study finds DHA from algae may be of help.

Docosahexaenoic acid is a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) which has been linked to many benefits in humans including improving health and quality of life for those with inflammatory conditions su

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Chondroitin Beats Celecoxib in Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

2015-11-14 09:25

For treatment of knee osteoarthritis, you may want to consider the natural supplement chondroitin rather than the prescription drug celecoxib. According to a new study, chondroitin beats celecoxib in treatment of knee osteoarthritis because it offers benefits beyond pain relief and improved mobility.

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in the knee, the strongest and largest joint in the body.

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Your Diet Impacts Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

2015-11-09 08:59

People who want to reduce their risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis may want to adjust their food choices. Two new studies show that your diet impacts risk of rheumatoid arthritis, and the changes you should make may not be so dramatic.

At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in San Francisco, experts revealed their findings about the effect your food choices have on the risk of developing this often debilitating au

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Vitamin D As Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis

2015-11-02 21:26

A high dose of vitamin D taken by people who have rheumatoid arthritis and vitamin D deficiency can result in a significant improvement in their symptoms within a short time. That’s the consensus of a new study published online in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

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Yoga Rocks Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

2015-09-18 18:44

Symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis can put a real damper on quality of life for the more than 50 million people in the United States who live with these diseases. Yoga could be an answer to symptom relief for both body and mind, according to a study from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSM).

Nearly 10 percent of adults and around 3 percent of children in the United States practice yoga for a variety of reasons ranging from relief from stress and tension to managing symptoms of headache

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Can Tomatoes Trigger Gout Attacks?

2015-08-20 12:13

The main foods traditionally shown to trigger gout attacks are alcohol, red meat, and seafood. Some people, however, insist tomatoes prompt their attacks, so a team of researchers from New Zealand and Australia decided to explore the question: can tomatoes trigger gout attacks?

Gout, also known as gouty arthritis, is caused by having too much uric acid in the bloodstream.

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Thunder God Vine for Obesity and More

2015-05-23 13:14

The traditional Chinese medicine remedy known as thunder god vine appears to have a role in fighting obesity. According to a new study in Cell, an extract of the plant resulted in up to a 45 percent decline in body weight in obese mice. Thunder god vine may have other health benefits as well.

In this newest study, a team of researchers discovered that a quinone triterpene compound found in the roots of the thunder god vine (Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F) enhances the activity o

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New Osteoarthritis Treatment Involves Fat Cells

2015-04-25 08:55

A new osteoarthritis treatment is on the horizon, and it involves using a patient’s own fat cells. Word of the success of this new approach comes from a team in the Czech Republic.

About 27 million people in the United States alone have osteoarthritis. It is the most common joint disease in the world and tends to progress slowly.

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What sort of pain relief helps arthritis?

2015-03-31 00:11

An estimated 350 million people around the world suffer from arthritis and the pain that comes with it. As a way of coping with this affliction while doing their best to live a normal and active life, they often try multiple prescription drugs. However, there are also other treatments that you can purchase such as pain killers, heat patches, creams and natural remedies.

How does pain relief work?

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Should You Invoke Thunder God Vine for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis?

2014-04-17 08:53

Thunder god vine is a powerful name, and this Chinese herbal remedy has proven effective against a strong adversary, rheumatoid arthritis. Should you try thunder god vine for your RA symptoms?

Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful, debilitating disease that can be managed effectively with a Chinese medicinal herb called thunder god vine, according to new research.

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Zohydro: Potent painkiller stirs debate over abuse vs. pain relief

2014-04-07 13:43

When it comes to fighting heroin and the abuse of prescription medications, a potent new painkiller is stirring a debate that has one side fighting to protect the rights of chronic pain patients and the other side trying to fight the war on drugs.

At the center of the controversy is a new class of drugs that includes Zohydro, which was approved by the

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Blocking this special protein could help treat IBD, arthritis and more

2014-01-10 09:14

For the first time researchers from University of Copenhagen have isolated a protein that drives inflammation and makes healthy cells misbehave. Targeting the TL1A protein could offer better treatment options for diseases like IBD, psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Cannabis type drugs could help osteoarthritis pain

2014-01-08 11:33

University of Nottingham researchers have found a potential new treatment for painful and debilitating osteoarthritis from cannabis type drugs. The scientists found cannabinoid receptors in human spinal cord tissue for the first time. The molecule they isolated is known as JWH133.

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Home remedies to naturally reduce gout and arthritis pain

2013-12-29 22:49

Gout is characterized by severe attacks of pain that comes on sudden. It causes tenderness and pain in the joints, often in the joint of the big toe. It is considered a complex type of arthritis and affects more than 8 million Americans. Fortunately, gout is treatable using home remedies and complimentary healing practices.

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Overindulgence over the holidays may lead to this painful joint condition

2013-12-29 17:09

Once known as the disease of the rich, gout can attack all socio-economical groups. For the 8.3 million Americans suffering from this disorder it is not a trivial matter. There are lifestyle and dietary changes that may help. Left untreated the build-up of uric acid over time can cause permanent damage to the joint.

Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis can be treated with this well known supplement

2013-12-07 23:42

The role of omega-3 fatty acids in the prevention of heart disease is already well established. But did you know it is helpful in treating rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis? Research shows that the knowledge in regards to the benefits from essential fatty acids is growing.

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