Rheumatoid Arthritis Causes arthritis.org
“The cause of RA is not yet fully understood, although doctors do know that an abnormal response of the immune system plays a leading role in the inflammation and joint damage that occurs. No one knows for sure why the immune system goes awry, but there is scientific evidence that genes, hormones and environmental factors are involved…”
Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments Written by Hannah Nichols Reviewed by Dr Helen Webberley
Knowledge center Last updated: Wed 9 December 2015 medicalnewstoday.com
“…Potential causes for arthritis may include:
Injury – leading to degenerative arthritis
Abnormal metabolism – leading to gout and pseudogout
Inheritance – such as in osteoarthritis
Infections – such as in the arthritis of Lyme disease
Immune system dysfunction – such as in RA and SLE.
Most types of arthritis are caused by a combination of many factors working together, although some arthritis conditions have no obvious cause and appear to be unpredictable in their emergence.
Some people may be more susceptible to..
Arthritis Causes, from emedicinehealth.com
“…The causes of arthritis depend on the form of arthritis. Causes include injury (leading to degenerative arthritis), abnormal metabolism (such as gout and pseudogout), inheritance (such as in osteoarthritis), infections (such as in the arthritis of Lyme disease), and an overactive immune system (such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus). Treatment programs, when possible, are often directed toward the precise cause of the arthritis…”
Once Is Enough: A Guide to Preventing Future Fractures bones.nih.gov
“..What is a bone mineral density test? Is it painful?
A bone mineral density (BMD) test is the best way to determine your bone health. This test can identify osteoporosis, determine your risk for fractures (broken bones), and measure your response to osteoporosis treatment. The most widely recognized BMD test is called a dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, or DXA test. The test is safe and painless, a bit like having an x-ray, but with much less exposure to radiation. It can measure bone density at your hip and spine and takes only 15 minutes to complete. For a DXA test, you will be asked to lie on a table while a machine above you measures your bone density….”
Take Control Of Osteoarthritis
Learn if you’re at risk—even if you’re young—and how to prevent this pain from getting worse
By Julie A. Evans with Sherry Kiser
“..Is OA Preventable?
Yes, and since there’s no cure for OA, prevention is your best bet. You can lower your risk by staying physically active, maintaining a healthy weight, and preventing injuries to your joints..”
Arthritis Prevention: What Can You Do? Written by Stephanie Watson Medically Reviewed on August 28, 2013 by George Krucik, MD, MBA healthline.com
“…Yet there are a few health habits you can change to reduce your risk of developing painful joints as you get older. Many of these steps—like exercising and eating a healthy diet— prevent other diseases too.
…Protect Your Joints
Using the right techniques when sitting, working, and lifting can help protect joints from everyday strains. For example, lift with your knees and hips—not your back—when picking up objects….
Have a Drink
A study in BMJ suggested that women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol have a lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis. This one study can’t prove that alcohol prevents arthritis. However, drinking moderate amounts each week (one glass a day for women and two glasses for men) has also been linked to other health benefits, such as a lower risk for heart disease…
To Avoid Arthritis, Start When Young By Brian Dakss CBS June 11, 2007, 10:40 AM cbsnews.com
“…4. Prevent and treat injuries. Too many ankle sprains, or insufficient treatment following sprains, can put you on the road to arthritis in your ankles. And once you alter the mechanics of your ankles to compensate for that, you can begin a process where the mechanics of other joints are also altered, through your knees up to your hips, etc. So, take care of your injuries, whether to the ankles, knees, or elsewhere…”
Osteoporosis diet plan: Foods to eat and avoidBy: Bel Marra Health | Bone Health | Sunday, December 18, 2016 – 05:30 AM belmarrahealth.com
Getting enough calcium may be problematic for some who have allergies or intolerances to dairy, but there are many other food options which can still help you fulfill your daily dose of calcium.
Calcium also aids in the function of muscles, nerves and cells.
Best food sources for calcium
There is a wide variety of food rich in calcium. Some high-calcium food options are:..”
6 Alternative Treatments For Arthritis prevention.com
“… 3. Chondroitin sulfate
Some studies suggest that the supplements glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate provide a level of pain relief similar to the level of relief provided by NSAIDS such as aspirin and ibuprofen for individuals suffering from mild to moderate arthritis pain. There is some evidence, according to the Arthritis Foundation, that these nutritional supplements may slow cartilage damage ..”
“… 5. Omega-3s
Several clinical trials found that eating 3 g of fish fats a day relieved the joint pain, swelling, and morning stiffness of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and reduced the need for drugs. Fish oil seems to cut the inflammation that causes RA symptoms.
More from Prevention: All About Ome..”
Sal: I take this every morning, which has many other health benefits (e.g. skin). I rather eat fish, better tasting!
“… 6. Vitamin C
A 10-year Boston University study of 149 people with knee osteoarthritis (OA) found that getting less than 150 mg of vitamin C per day tripled the rate of cartilage breakdown. High-C foods include sweet peppers, peaches, and strawberries…”
Treat and Cure Rheumatoid Arthritis With 3 Healthy Lifestyle Remedies
“Published on Dec 7, 2014
http://www.larrydcook.com – Rheumatoid arthritis is like other disease conditions of the body: when given the right conditions, the body can heal itself. Adopting a healthy lifestyle is the first step to reversing rheumatoid arthritis, and in this video I share 3 specific natural remedies that, when properly followed, can help the body heal of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. Rheumatoid arthritis has a complicated set of root causes and they all need to be addressed in order for the body to heal. However, there is hope, and remember – the word “cure” simply means the body figured out to heal. Watch this rheumatoid arthritis video, follow the directions, and let us know how your health improved!….
Sal: I’ve been slowly decreasing my processed foods intake and eating more “fresh”, healthier, and organic foods. I feel a lot better too! Feel free to contact me more on this.
9 Natural Remedies for Psoriatic Arthritis by Amanda Gardner health.com
“…When it comes to natural treatments for psoriatic arthritis, there’s not a ton of research. Conventional drugs have been shown to delay damage from the disease, but alternative therapies have not.
“Many of these supplements or vitamins may ease some of the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis, but none have been shown to prevent damage,” says Guy Fiocco, MD, assistant professor of internal medicine at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, in Bryan.
That said, here are nine vitamins or remedies that may be helpful in addition to conventional treatment….
A member of the ginger family, this spice may ease symptoms of psoriatic arthritis. The reasoning seems to be that turmeric has an effect on reducing certain inflammatory proteins, at least in the test tube, explains Dr. Matteson.
Vitamin D deficiencies are common in people with psoriatic arthritis, a 2011 study found, but it wasn’t clear why. (Because sun exposure ups the body’s vitamin D, spending time indoors can lead to a deficiency.)
Sal: What are some ways (e.g. walk, biking, yard work, etc..) to absorb the sun? How about winter time? I usually take this Vitamin D supplement-only on days when the sun didn’t come out.
Although vitamin K—which is found in green, leafy vegetables such as kale, spinach, and broccoli, as well as canola and olive oils—is important for joint health, it has not been studied in psoriatic arthritis.
However, one report found that low vitamin K levels were associated with more severe osteoarthritis in a group of almost 700 patients.
Like vitamin D, one study found that vitamin B12 deficiencies were more common in people with psoriatic arthritis than those without it.
But again, like vitamin D, B12 doesn’t seem to be a primary treatment option, says Dr. Fiocco, who is also the director of rheumatology at Scott & White, in Temple, Texas.
Vitamin B12 is found in clams, trout, fortified breakfast cereals, and yogurt…”
“.. Some of the things that make Arthri-D3® so unique is that it’s an all-natural, well balanced proprietary blend of antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals. It also contains 2000 IUs of Vitamin D3. No other joint health product has this blend including N-Acetyl-Glucosamine and vitamin D3, which studies have shown are extremely important for joint health. .”
“Address the problem, not the symptom. Take the nail out!”
Live Diease Free to 103
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Live Diease Free to 103 with Jim Shriner and Michael Alden. For mor information about Live Disease Free to 103, go to:www.diseasefreebook.com….”
Arthri-D Review: How Safe and Effective is This Product? consumerhealthdigest.com
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Osteoporosis Diet and 5 Natural Treatmentsdraxe.com/
The main causes of osteoporosis include:
Long-term use of certain medications
Low vitamin D levels
Osteoporosis Natural Treatments
Two other vital things to consider to improve bone density are weight training exercise and getting plenty of sunshine.
Weight train 3x a week for 30 minutes and get 20 minutes of sunshine on our skin daily.
Also, standing on vibration platforms 5-20 minutes daily may improve bone density….”
Bible Verses about Bones from openbible.info
Prayer to heal rheumatoid arthritis prayers-for-special-help.com
Prayer for healing of arthritis – John Mellor Ministries
How I Healed My Arthritis Naturally fellowshipoftheminds.com
“..Immediately, I stopped eating and drinking everything I was used to and began a bland diet of organic brown rice, organic broccoli, and organic lettuce. For drinking and cooking, I used only distilled water.
Within a week, my pain began to subside, first in my hand and forearm, and then in my shoulder. In two weeks, I felt immensely better and could actually raise my arm over my head, something I had not been able to do for the last three months…
The main key, the primary ingredient, in healing my arthritis naturally was removing allergic foods from my diet, and almost all of these were processed foods. As those foods were eliminated, my pain and stiffness just melted away. Which begs the question……
Finally, if I had to heal my arthritis again, I would pray more. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of documented studies detailing the remarkable effects of prayer on healing. Why buck the evidence? It’s free, it’s easy, and it works…”
by: Francis Cardinal – Kehewin, Canada mswm.org
“..Thanks to God I was healed today in the Max Solbrekken revival crusade. I had previously gone to see many doctors in Bonnyville and Elk Point, Alberta…”
Rheumatoid Arthritis: God Healed Me!, from emmanueltvuk.wordpress.com
“.. “It’s been six weeks since I received prayer and hallelujah – I haven’t taken any tablets for six weeks! My health has been good. I can do so many things I couldn’t do before, even things like simple chores in the house. I don’t feel the pain that I used to feel. If I can survive six weeks without the tablets, it means I am healed and I know the LORD has healed me. Aside from my physical healing, I am also now recovering to be a better person and a more committed Christian…”
*see Health: How to Repair & Deal With Loss Cartilage goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
*see Fitness: energy Tips for Aging Seniors Elderly Older Age Adults goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
Chair Exercise Video for Arthritis – YouTube
Arthritis Pain Relief – Arthritis Exercises – Joint Pain Relief – YouTube
10 Best Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis. – YouTube
*note: Should NOT exercise during periods of inflammation and be encouraged to rest during exercise sessions
5 Tips for Exercising With Rheumatoid Arthritis – YouTube
Hand Exercises for Arthritis – YouTube
Exercises for Arthritis Pain Relief : Hip & Knee … – YouTube
Knee Arthritis Stretches & Exercises – Ask Doctor Jo – YouTube
Knee Isometric / Knee Setting Exercises – Ask Doctor Jo – YouTube
*see Fitness: Kinesiology-Kinematic Exercise Types goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
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