Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Tips to treat Rheumatoid arthritis

The main function of our immune system is to fight the foreign substances entering into our body, but in some cases, it fight against our own naturally occurring essential tissues and membrane in our body which leads to autoimmune diseases

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which our immune system affects the Synovial membrane in bone secretes synovial fluid helping in movement of bones below the cartilage. This leads to swelling, pain and restricting the movements of joints by inflaming articular cartilage  . It is a long term disease affecting many adults above 30. Rheumatoid arthritis is not only due to immune disease, it may be also by any accidents or any inflammatory disease making you ill in early life also!  This autoimmune will also spread to inflammation of lungs, heart, inner part of eyes, damaging articular cartilage etc.


The treatments are only to reduce the symptoms and controlling the progression of inflammation, but there is no permanent cure still! But by healthy supplements, medicines available and exercises can help us to live without considering it!

1. Avoid giving too much pressure on joints, especially if you are obese or over weight reduce your weight to avoid excessive pressure on knee joints. Have a regular walk daily in place you like. Stretching exercises to relax arms, legs, back, hip joints and muscles. 

2. Water Aerobic exercises, doing simple movement exercises in water increases the overall blood circulation and strengthens the muscles around joints, also helps in fitness. But do not stress your joints more! 
Consult your physician before going for any exercise! 

3. Along with foods follow regular medication prescribed by your doctor to reduce the internal inflammation of RA and pain. But regular medication also brings you other form side effects like allergy, disorders etc. Keep yourself updated with doctor!Use muscle relaxant sprays to reduce excessive pain. I have been using Volini spray for quicker relief of pain, Click here to buy it

4. Homeopathy treatment also helps in reducing the pain and inflammation for patient suffering from long term RA.  If the joint is completely damaged, then surgery is the only option to replace the entire infected area. 


1. Smoking increases the symptoms of RA, avoid smoking and other bad drugs!

2. Avoid foods increasing your weight such as high fatty foods, dried snacks, junk and fast foods etc. Omega 6 fatty acids are rich in  egg yolks and meats increases the inflammation of arthritis. 

3. Follow healthy foods and fruits which includes green vegetables, fruits rich in vitamin D and more fiber. Tea and Chocolate are rich in phytochemical which decreases the activity of enzymes controlling autoimmune diseases. Pomegranate helps in preventing arthritis. Fish rich in omega 3 fatty acids helps in reducing the inflammation of rheumatoid arthritis and pain. 

4. Follow natural treatment for Rheumatoid arthritis to reduce pain in video below,

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