SUMMARY A large number of foods has been identified as rich in anti-inflammatory agents. These foods should be preferably consumed when an individual is suffering from arthritis. There has been significant research into combination therapies that are making living with arthritis more manageable. In addition to medications, occupational therapy, and natural supplements, more people are subscribing to [...]
SUMMARY Vitamin C deficiency affects about 30% of people. This shortage causes an increased inflammation of the joints. The intake of vitamin C can improve symptoms of arthritis. Vitamin C therefore forms part of a natural basic treatment for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Benefits of vitamins in arthritis treatment Vitamins are important cofactors of enzymes and [...]
SUMMARY Vitamin E is an import antioxidant that can decrease the activity of free radicals. This can help to reduce the damaging effects of oxidative stress on joint cartilage. Since vitamin E also has anti-inflammatory properties, it may have an important role to play in the natural treatment of osteoarthritis. What is Vitamin E Vitamin E [...]
SUMMARY Type II collagen can be found in almost all cartilage tissue, which is why it is often included in supplements or topical creams for the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA). Although some clinical research has shown a pain relieving effect, the science overall is not clear whether collagen is a reliable OA treatment option. More research is therefore needed. [...]
SUMMARY Green-lipped mussel has pain relieving properties and been shown to reduce pain intensity and increase the mobility of knee joints in patients with osteoarthritis. Significantly, it supports better intestinal health, because it is better digestible than many other conventional treatments. The symptoms of osteoarthritis can be improved by supplementation with glucosamine and green-lipped mussels. How [...]