While synthetic medicine has not found a satisfactory solution for arthritis yet, nature is offering us quite a few encouraging therapies to relieve arthritis-related swelling, stiffness – and pain. Read on to learn about a sample of these natural therapies based on lifestyle and dietary adjustments. Scientifically verified.
THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND
The U.S. is foremost in conventional medicine, spending most for medicine per capita. Still, 86% of non-age-related deaths and 77% of ailments in general are the consequence of chronic - speak: unsolved - diseases.
One of those health issues is arthritis with some 100 different types. More than 50 million Americans being affected. With special reference to
NATURAL TREATMENTS – SCIENTIFICALLY VERIFIED
While conventional medicine has not found a satisfactory solution yet, nature offers us well some therapies to relieve swelling, stiffness – and pain. With special reference to certain lifestyle and dietary adjustments – at no or almost no cost. In many cases to be applied at your own home.
Just to cover briefly half a dozen of those lifestyle & dietary therapies out of nature’s comprehensive portfolio in following.
With special reference to rheumatoid arthritis, Inje University at the Republic of Korea, came to positive conclusions in their research.
As far as, primarily,
Especially, as this natural physical therapy came to better results than standard rheumatology.
This type of physical movement eases the joints as it relieves the effect of gravity on the movements of the body. Accordingly, swimming does gently move the respective joints, keeping muscles strong.
In fact, this impact on endurance, strength, balance, and stretching relieves pain.
According to research at, inter alia, the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Some 80% of Americans struck with arthritis are overweight or obese, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Not only is pressure on joints one-and-a-half times the personal body weight, with each step on flat surface. In case of arthritis the pressure on joints is raised up to 4 tomes the body weight. Based on findings of the U.S. Arthritis Foundation.
The good news is that, with any loss of 5 pound body weight, the stress on joints is reduced by 20% - with a significant pain relief as a result.
Therefore, lose weight, accordingly especially in cases of arthritis.
According to the U.S. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NIH), one hour of whole-body massage may well improve symptoms of knee osteoarthritis even on a short-term basis, with special reference to pain and stiffness. Improving joint function as well.
Based on research at, inter alia, the University of Auckland in Auckland, New Zealand, with special reference to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) mindful meditation may relieve pain resulting from chronic symptoms – arthritis included.
Not to overlook
Omega-3 fatty acids
These essential fatty acids are anti-inflammatory.
To be found in healthy diet like, inter alia,
With special reference to rheumatoid arthritis (RA), based on research in Greece at Asclepeion Hospital in Athens & St. Paul’s Hospital in Thessaloniki.
IN A NUTSHELL
While synthetic medicine has not found a satisfactory solution for arthritis yet, nature is offering us quite a few encouraging therapies to relieve arthritis-related swelling, stiffness – and pain. In this chapter you have learned about a sample of these natural therapies based on lifestyle and dietary adjustments. Scientifically verified.
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