Tag Archives: Rheumatoid

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: Five supplements to ease pain in the knee, hip and hands

Rheumatoid arthritis affects around 10 million people in the UK, including 15,000 children and young people.  Pain, stiffness, swelling, warmth and redness are the main symptoms, but additional symptoms can include tiredness and a lack of energy, a high temperature, sweating, a poor appetite and weight loss.  While there’s no cure, experts recom… Daily Express :: Health Feed

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Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: Reduce joint pain with dark chocolate and kidney beans

Antioxidants could reduce inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients, research has claimed. Adding just 20g extra of antioxidants to diets could reduce the number of swollen and painful joints, a study revealed. Important dietary antioxidants included vitamins A, C and E, as well as selenium. Antioxidant-rich foods include dar… Daily Express :: Health Feed

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Rheumatoid arthritis: Could gluten foods be triggering your PAINFUL flare-ups?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder, where the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks its own cells – in this case, the cells that line joints. Having an autoimmune disorder could increase the risk of developing other autoimmune conditions, like coeliac disease. Coeliac disease is a lifelong condition, triggered by a reaction to gluten. Gluten is the name for proteins found ...

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Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms could be PREVENTED by taking vitamin D supplements

Vitamin D may help to reduce the risk of developing inflammatory diseases, a study has claimed. The vitamin worked by preventing the onset of inflammation – a key symptom of rheumatoid arthritis, and other inflammatory conditions. But, rheumatoid arthritis patients would need a much larger dose to gain a similar impact from vitamin D, the re… Daily Express :: Health ...

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Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms: THESE foods are best for fighting joint pain

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms include joint pain, joint stiffness, swelling, tiredness and weight loss. But, scientists have revealed a list of foods that could have beneficial effects on symptoms for arthritis patients. The best fruits for patients were dried plums, grapefruit, grapes, blueberries, apples, peaches and mango. They all reduce inflammation and protect against bone destruction. Wheat, … Daily Express :: ...

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Rheumatoid arthritis: Symptoms could be signs of THESE lung diseases

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) – a group of lung conditions that cause difficulty breathing – was linked to inflammation, according to the University of British Columbia and Arthritis Research Canada. The finding raised concerns that inflammatory conditions – including rheumatoid arthritis – could therefore cause lung conditions. An effective treatment of the arthritis was needed urgently, the scientists said. ...

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