Rheumatoid

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 form…

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Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis

…autoimmune conditions such as lupus, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis, something has gone awry. The immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells, resulting in inflammation, pain and tissue damage. Drugs Are Not the Answer to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Conventional medicine offers few therapies…

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Real Treatments for Autoimmune Diseases

Rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, lupus, multiple sclerosis (MS), psoriasis, Crohn’s, and scores of other disorders fall into the general category of “autoimmune diseases.” These progressive disorders, which affect nearly 24 million people in this country, cause significant pain and disability…

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Benefits of Plant Sterols and Stanols

…supplements 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 with none…

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The Multiple Benefits of Carotenoids

…American 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, pumpkins…

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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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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, skin conditions and mood disorders. Nurture Your Gut Bacteria * First, avoid antibiotics whenever possible. These drugs can be lifesaving…

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