Rheumatoid

Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis

…are, treatments for rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions can make a tremendous difference in patients’ lives. Sue Grundy is a perfect example. Sue's Remarkable Story With Rheumatoid Arthritis After 10 years with the condition, the only treatments for rheumatoid arthritis her doctors…

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Fridays and Fish: What You Need to Know

…arteries by curbing inflammation. * Reduce the risk of sudden cardiac death by stabilizing electrical activity in the heart muscle cells. * Help rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune conditions through their anti-inflammatory action. * Enhance the cells' sensitivity to insulin, protect…

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Benefits of Plant Sterols and Stanols

…boosted the production of disease-fighting T-cells by as much as 920 percent in healthy adults. Another widely touted study in patients with rheumatoid arthritis indicated that plant sterols and stanols have anti-inflammatory capabilities similar to that of the steroid drug cortisone—but…

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The Many Benefits of Ginger

…many other benefits of ginger. It also effectively relieves inflammation by mediating prostaglandin pathways. In one study, seven patients with rheumatoid arthritis who had failed to achieve much improvement with the usual drug therapy were given ginger, either raw, cooked or in dried supplement…

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Could Your Gut Bacteria Signal Diabetes?

…inflammatory and irritable bowel disease, and obesity is markedly different from that of healthy people. Differences are also seen in psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, and mood disorders. Although this particular study didn’t establish that your gut bacteria could cause diabetes, other research…

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New Vitamin D Recommendations Are Misguided

…supplementation is protective against: * Cancer * Heart disease * Hypertension * Peripheral artery disease * Type 2 diabetes * Multiple sclerosis * Rheumatoid arthritis * Asthma * Depression * Dementia * Autism * Falls and fractures * And more Vitamin D Recommendations Too Low The USPSTF admitted…

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Benefits of Krill Oil

…serious conditions. Research published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition found that when people with cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid arthritis, or osteoarthritis took 300 mg of krill oil per day for 30 days, their CRP dropped a whopping 30.9 percent. Conversely, patients given…

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The Multiple Benefits of Carotenoids

…Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that people with the lowest intakes of beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin were twice as likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis and other forms of inflammatory arthritis as those with the highest intakes. The best sources of beta-cryptoxanthin are peppers,…

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Beware of Unnecessary Surgery

…starters, make sure that the cause of your pain has been diagnosed accurately. Hip replacement surgery is usually recommended for osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis that is causing persistent pain and significant disability. However, pain and disability affecting the hip region are not always…

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