Managing Pain with Medications

Tips for Managing Pain with Medications

Most arthritics need to control their symptoms with medications. Many natural supplements are also available, but you should always speak to your medical doctor, pharmacist, and/or naturopathic doctor before combining any medications and/or natural supplements as negative interactions are possible. Pain relievers (NSAIDs) Motrin, Advil, Aleve, Aspirin, Entrophen and Anacin are common over-the-counter medications used to treat the intermittent pain symptoms associated with arthritis. This group of medications is classified as NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), and they do not prevent damage to the joints caused by inflammation nor do they affect the disease process. They do relieve pain. At prescription-level...

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Foods to Avoid with Arthritis

Foods to Avoid with Arthritis

Who doesn’t love food, right? Being able to consume whatever you like for most people is just a common way of life. There are foods in which you are going to want to avoid if you have certain medical conditions, such as arthritis. You probably wouldn’t think that by avoiding certain foods, your joints would thank-you, but they will. You cannot eat certain foods if you have arthritis because by having an inflamed joint, there will be specific foods that will make your condition quite worse. Today, we are actually going to be taking a quick look into some of...

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Water Therapy for Arthritis

Water Therapy for Arthritis

Water therapy works wonders for a lot of conditions, especially conditions and symptoms of arthritis. Water therapy can offer a lot of physical exercise for people which suffer with arthritis and when a person has arthritis, they must always keep it moving to stay stronger in their muscles and joints. As a side note, water therapy offers out great relaxation techniques for people that suffer with arthritis and it’s a known fact that stress can cause arthritic flareups so much worse. It’s all about getting your stress levels under control, as well being on the proper types of medications. Today,...

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Arthritis Acupuncture Benefits

Arthritis Acupuncture Benefits

Arthritis effects billions of individuals worldwide and has been noted as being the most common illness in The United States. There have been over one hundred classified forms of arthritis currently and the number continues to grow yearly. There have been many proven methods of treating arthritis throughout the years, including herbal supplements, prescription medications, cremes, oils and so on. The list could go on and on because there are quite a lot of ways to treat this common condition. Have you ever heard of acupuncture for arthritis? Today, we are going to be taking a look into the world...

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