As an arthritis sufferer I found this useful. Here are some further posts on arthritis:
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Oleda Baker Guest Posts on arthritis and alcohol
The Mayo Clinic on arthritis and surgery
The Mayo Clinic on arthritis and NSAIDS
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Not all sharp joint pain comes from arthritis
Alternative and complementary treatments for arthritis – Harvard
How to deal with arthritis of the hand – Harvard
Is it okay to exercise with arthritis?
Harvard offers 7 tips for arthritis sufferers
HEALTH / ARTHRITIS – AND INFLAMMATORY PAIN
6 FOODS AND HERBS FOR ARTHRITIS AND OTHER INFLAMMATORY PAIN.
We’ve been conditioned to accept pharmaceutical prescriptions from doctors or to buy over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceuticals for pain relief. Some prescriptions can be addictive and all of them have unhealthy, and sometimes dangerous side effects. Many of these drugs are taken to treat some type of inflammatory-related pain, especially that stemming from arthritis. But there are plenty of foods and herbs that can be taken or used to relieve this arthritic, inflammatory-related pain.
In addition to the massive list of side-effects accompanying prescription drugs, OTC drugs have their issues as well. Ibuprofen, used in brands like Advil, is an NSAID or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. Although short term minor side-effects are similar to most other OTC drugs, long-term side effects of NSAIDs cause over 100,000 hospitalizations and 16,500 deaths annually, according to a study on…
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