Arthritis….. What can you use for relief?
Arthritis is a name for a group of conditions affecting the joints. These conditions cause damage to the joints, usually resulting in pain and stiffness. There are over 100 forms of Arthritis, each types affects you and your joints in different ways.
The most common forms are Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gout.
Anyone can get Arthritis! Common symptoms are pain, stiffness, reduced movement in a joint, swelling and redness in a joint.
What can you do for Arthritis?
- Stay active, keep your joints moving and muscles strong
- Manage your pain with reccommendations from your GP or Pharmacist
- Keep a Healthy weight
- Hot and Cold Therapy
- Gentle Stretching
Several Nutritional supplements have shown promise for relieving pain, stiffness and other Arthritis symptoms.
Glucosamine and Chondroitin, Omega-3 Fatty acids, SAM-e and Curcumin are just some of the natural products researchers have studies for Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). When taking supplements, use as directed and under your doctor’s supervision.