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The Spice That Helps Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

According to the World Health Organization, "80% of the Earth’s inhabitants (seven billion) rely upon the traditional medicine for their primary health-care needs, in part due to high cost of Western …

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4 Warning Signs You Could Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

At least 1.3 million Americans suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. Commonly known as RA, this is an autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to attack a person's own tissue lining the joints. If…

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Ginger is Better than Drugs for Pain, says Study

A new study published in the journal Arthritis compared ginger extract to the common drugs betamethasone (cortisone) and ibuprofen for the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Whil…

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The Greatest Factor for Great Health

There is a substance in your blood that most people have never heard of, yet can increase the risk for over fifty diseases.  It’s called homocysteine and getting your levels of this substance under co…

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Gout vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis

Gout and rheumatoid arthritis both cause bumpy, painful joints. But that doesn't mean they're the same disease. Learn how to tell the two apart.…

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What’s that Pain?: Sources of Joint Pain

Persistent joint pain is a sign of... something. Your doctor will figure out what's wrong--but first, watch this video to learn about the possible culprits.…

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The Signs of Arthritis

All types of arthritis involve joint pain, so how can you tell them apart? Find out which symptoms belong to which condition in this video.…

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Drug Therapy Pros & Cons

Medication relieves your joint pain, but is the relief worth the side effects? Watch this video to learn about the negatives and positives.…

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Physical Therapy for Arthritis Pain

A physical therapist will teach you movements and exercises that will treat your rheumatoid arthritis pain. Get the specifics now.…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis & Joint Damage

If you're aggressive in the treatment of your rheumatoid arthritis, you can slow its progression and therefore prevent joint damage. Watch this video for more information.…

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