Rheumatoid

Real Treatments for Autoimmune Diseases

…gone, my head is clear, I am drug free—and no cane! I have been truly healed.” — Heather M., Texas Rheumatoid Arthritis: Katherine Poehlmann developed rheumatoid arthritis after an ankle injury sustained in a fall. Concerned about the adverse effects of her increasingly heavy drug…

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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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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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How Thanksgiving Promotes Health and Well-Being

…For example, one study found that people with the lowest intake of beta cryptoxanthin [and zeaxanthin] were twice as likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis and other forms of inflammatory arthritis as those with the highest intake. Now it’s your turn: What is your favorite Thanksgiving…

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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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10 Signs of Hidden Health Problems

…a few. It could also be a sign that your body is thirsty. In How to Deal Simply With Back Pain and Rheumatoid Joint Pain, the late F. Batmanghelidj, MD, attributes back pain, and even rheumatoid pain, to chronic dehydration. The discs in the lower back that separate the spinal vertebrae are designed…

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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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