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Natural Arthritis Remedy

Looking for a natural arthritis remedy or arthritis diets?

While there isn�t a specific food that will help relieve arthritis in all people, doctors today recognize that what you eat or what you don�t eat can help ease the pain and even slow the progression of the disease.

The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which is caused by wear and tear on cartilage, the shock-absorbing material between the joints. A more serious form of the disease is rheumatoid arthritis. It occurs when the immune system, instead of protecting the body, begins attacking it.

Fast Relief

Fasting plays a powerful role in relieving rheumatoid arthritis pain as it gives the entire body including the immune system time to recover. If total deprivation of food is impossible, try only drinking fruit and / or vegetable juices, or herbal tea.

In addition, you can gradually food one item at a time to your diet after fasting. You may figure out which food likely causes rheumatoid arthritis.

Cut the Fat

A diet low in saturated fats reduces the body�s production of prostaglandins, the 'hormone like' substances that contribute to inflammation. In addition, a low-fat diet may hinder communications sent by the immune system, thereby interrupting the body�s inflammatory response.

If you don�t want to eliminate the saturated fats completely, just cutting back can make a difference.

Free Radicals

Researchers found that those getting more than 200 mg a day of vitamin C were three times less likely to have their osteoarthritis get worsen than those who got less vitamin C. Since vitamin C is an antioxidant, it may protect the joints from the damaging effects of free radicals that can cause joint inflammation.

Use Ginger as an Aid

It is recommended to soothe arthritis pain by brewing a mild tea with three or four slices of fresh ginger. You can also try taking a half teaspoons of powdered ginger or up to an ounce (about 6 teaspoons) of fresh ginger once a day.

Cherry Juice Concentrate

Cherry Juice Concentrate is reducing the pain of arthritis, gout and headaches. The red pigments in cherries contain anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are found in aspirins and prescription drugs used to reduce inflammation in joints. Put a couple of tablespoons of concentrated cherry juice in your water once a day, a good natural arthritis remedy.

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