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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Medical Marijuana: Studies Find No Benefit for RA

Posted March 3, 2014

Rheumatologists should not currently be recommending the use of medical marijuana to their patients for relief of chronic pain, researchers stated. Among the reasons for this advice are acute and chronic risks, a lack of evidence for efficacy, and the absence of data on appropriate dosing, according to Mary-Ann Fitzcharles, MD, of McGill University in Montreal, and colleagues.

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

Posted December 9, 2013

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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Bee Venom to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

Posted November 13, 2013

In case you know a little something about natural remedies, for sure you know that there is no condition or disease that doesn’t have a natural remedy. This is the case of rheumatoid arthritis as well. More than 50 physicians use bee venom to treat this condition along with high blood pressure, hearing loss, asthma, multiple sclerosis, and premenstrual syndrome, even if the benefit effects have never been proven.

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Gut bacteria may be linked to rheumatoid arthritis: Study

Posted November 12, 2013

Bacterial disturbances in the gut may play a role in autoimmune attacks on joints, and could point the way towards novel ways to manage and prevent arthritis, say researchers.

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Breakthrough Study Finds New Hope For Those Suffering with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Posted October 28, 2013

We are hooked on the health benefits of fish oil for brain and heart health, but making waves on the omega-3 scene is a new source of this nutrient: krill oil. And researchers continue to be impressed.

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Seven natural foods to relieve inflammation

Posted October 13, 2013

There is an adage that talks about the effect of food on the personality and the health condition of humans. “You are what you eat,” it suggests. People who are suffering from swollen joints or inflammation should keep this adage in mind. There are several anti-inflammatory foods that alleviate the pain that goes with rheumatoid arthritis and swollen fingers, joints and ankles.

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Fish Oil Shows Benefits in RA

Posted October 3, 2013

High-dose fish oil added to a “treat to target” regiman of conventional disease-modifying treatment in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) was associated with improved outcomes, a randomized study found.

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Rose hips can ease your rheumatoid arthritis: Research

Posted October 2, 2013

Clinical research has shown that rose hip powder can significantly reduce the severity of symptoms in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. An estimated 1.5 million adults in the United States suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, a painful and often debilitating autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks and even destroys the body’s joints, cartilage and bone.

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RA Risk Falls as Omega-3 Intake Rises

Posted August 15, 2013

A diet rich in fatty fish appeared to protect against rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in women, results of a large cohort study showed. Regular consumption of a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids was associated with 35% lower odds of RA over the short term, increasing to more than a 50% risk reduction with long-term intake of the fatty acids, found in abundance in salmon and other fatty fish.

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Eating fish weekly ‘halves’ risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Posted August 13, 2013

Eating one portion of fatty fish every week, or four of lean fish, could halve the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, according to a study published in the journal Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. Researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden sent a questionnaire to all women between 1987 and 1990 who were a part of The Swedish Mammography Cohort Study and born between 1914 and 1948.

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