Thursday, January 11, 2007

Are there any natural remedies for arthritis?

Are there any natural remedies for arthritis? by Foras Aje


Pain and stiffness are the main symptoms that are associated with a large grouping of health conditions oft times diagnosed as Arthritis.

The various types of sub-categories to this general ailment include but are not limited to:

1. Osteoarthritis

2. Rheumatoid arthritis (autoimmune involvement)

3. Gout

4. Psoriatic arthritis

Of all of these main ones, the most prevalent and debilitating form is the rheumatoid arthritis(RA) which affects 3 million people in the U.S. alone. Moreover the other common form of arthritis: Osteoarthritis (OA) afflicts an additional 16 million diagnosed cases.

These factors considered, it is safe to say that there is little need to be surprised that the search for relief via conventional or alternative medicine for treatment of arthritis is a constant struggle for the affected.

Do they stand a chance at finding one?

Well, research has indicated that certain forms of herbs that could be types of an alternative medicine for treatment of arthritis could include:

1. Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)

2. Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) and

3. Burdock (Arctium lappa)

Each of these natural herbs have been reported as being able to assist the organs of detoxification and elimination (liver, bowels, kidneys, skin, lungs, and connective tissue), by removing toxic substances such as environmental toxins as well as those generated internally (endobiotic toxins).

Other herbs that could help with Arthritis include:

-Barberry root

-Citrus Seed Extract

-Black Walnut Hulls

-Oregano Leaf Oil

-Menthol

-Capsiacin

-Camphor

-Wintergreen

These herbs have proven to be helpful for both poor circulation and even pain.

But folks, it doesn't just end with herbs.

As far as finding alternative remedies for arthritis, another standout will be the incomparable Yoga.

You see, yoga poses can help strengthen your joints which is crucial in preventing and dealing with this bone and joint disorder and the use of alternative remedies for dealing with arthritis.

This whole process will be all the more enhanced by also seeing to it that you strive to adhere to yoga's recommended diet that co-incidentally being the mucus-less diet as endorsed in the drug-free fraternity.

This diet consists mainly Raw Fruits, Fruit, Leafy and Root Vegetables and Some Less Harmful Whole Grains all the while being sure to adhere to simple rules such as proper food combining and eating at the right times.

So, if you are seeking an alternative remedy for dealing with your arthritis, why not give these pointers above a try.

They definitely can't hurt with and could possibly help a whole lot.

Aje

About the Author

Foras Aje is an independent researcher and co-founder of BodyHealthSoul LLC. Stop by His Anti-Aging Solutions Blog today for more information on alternative medicine for treatment of arthritis

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