Symptoms, remedies, treatments and care for Arthritis

Arthritis

There are many different types of arthritis. It is actually a medical term used to describe more than one hundred types of rheumatic diseases and conditions that affect joints, the tissues that surround the joint and other connective tissue. The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, which occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of bones wears down over time. Other common rheumatic conditions include gout, fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis.

Common arthritis joint symptoms include swelling, pain, stiffness, tenderness, grating sensation, bone spurs and decreased range of motion. These symptoms may come and go and they can be mild, moderate or severe. They may stay about the same for years, but may progress or get worse over time. Severe arthritis can result in chronic pain, inability to do daily activities and make it difficult to walk or climb stairs. Arthritis can cause permanent joint damages. Sometimes these damages may be visible, such as knobby finger joints, but often the damage can only be seen on X-ray. Certain types of arthritis also affect the heart, eyes, lungs, kidneys and skin as well as the joints.

Remedy:

Massage  Popularity: 182  Effectiveness: 3.9  
Take bath in epsom salt  Popularity: 121  Effectiveness: 3.6  
Drink aloe vera juice  Popularity: 104  Effectiveness: 2.0  
Drink apple cider vinegar  Popularity: 103  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Take sea bath  Popularity: 93  Effectiveness: 2.9  
Eat garlic  Popularity: 92  Effectiveness: 3.3  
Massage with aloe vera  Popularity: 78  Effectiveness: 3.1  
Rub virgin olive oil  Popularity: 73  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Apply Ginger paste  Popularity: 68  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Drink green tea  Popularity: 65  Effectiveness: 1.4  
Eat honey and cinnamon  Popularity: 56  Effectiveness: 3.5  
Eat ginger  Popularity: 53  Effectiveness: 3.4  
Take cod liver oil  Popularity: 24  Effectiveness: 1.7  
Eat sesame seeds  Popularity: 23  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Apply flax seed oil  Popularity: 19  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Drink pineapple juice  Popularity: 15  Effectiveness: 2.1  
Drink potato juice  Popularity: 4  Effectiveness: 2.3  
Drink licorice tea  Popularity: 4  Effectiveness: 2.2  
Drink green gram soup  Popularity: 3  Effectiveness: 1.4  
Drink nettle leaf tea  Popularity: 1  Effectiveness: 1.0  
Drink turmeric and ginger tea  Popularity: 0  Effectiveness: 0.0  
Drink alfalfa seed tea  Popularity: 0  Effectiveness: 0.0  
Take boswellia supplement  Popularity: 0  Effectiveness: 0.0  
Take willow bark supplement  Popularity: 0  Effectiveness: 0.0  
Take cat's claw (uncaria tomentosa) supplement  Popularity: 0  Effectiveness: 0.0  



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