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How to Use Cider Vinegar to Treat Arthritis

How to Use Cider Vinegar to Treat Arthritis

Millions of Americans suffer from arthritis, a medical conditions that takes over 150 forms. This painful condition affects the joints in the hands, feet and the rest of the body. The joints get inflamed and stiff, and the condition get worse with age. Patients suffering from arthritis can treat their symptoms with apple cider vinegar […]

How to Use Cayenne Pepper for Arthritis Pain

How to Use Cayenne Pepper for Arthritis Pain

Cayenne pepper contains a substance called capsaicin that has anti-inflammatory properties, reducing pain in the body. Though you might know cayenne pepper as a spice, ancient cultures also used it as a remedy. Arthritis is a painful medical condition, and adding cayenne pepper powder and cayenne pepper capsules to your treatment can prove very helpful […]

How to Use a Paraffin Bath to Decrease Stiffness and Arthritis Pain in the Feet and Hands

How to Use a Paraffin Bath to Decrease Stiffness and Arthritis Pain in the Feet and Hands

Paraffin can help patients suffering from arthritis by decreasing stiffness and allowing joints to experience more mobility. Arthritis causes a lot of pain in the joints, and paraffin can help release that pain. Physical therapists frequently recommend paraffin treatment for chronic arthritis sufferers. Paraffin allows heat to distribute equally in the joints, making them less […]

How to Treat Psoriatic Arthritis Naturally

How to Treat Psoriatic Arthritis Naturally

Psoriatic arthritis, one of over 100 forms of arthritis, holds similarities to rheumatoid arthritis, though with milder symptoms. Psoriatic arthritis symptoms include both skin problems and joint damage. You cannot cure this chronic disease, but you can find many treatments—both medical and natural—available to alleviate symptoms. Psoriatic arthritis usually affects fingers and toes, sometimes the […]

How to Treat Asthma with Diet

How to Treat Asthma with Diet

You can find many ways to prevent asthma and help control its symptoms. A good diet plays an important role in your overall asthma treatment plan. The right diet and nutrition helps reduce the inflammation and clogging of air passages to help prevent and control asthma symptoms. Start fighting asthma and improve your lung function […]

How to Treat Arthritis Effectively

How to Treat Arthritis Effectively

Arthritis, a medical condition that involves damage to the joints of the body, takes more than 100 forms and affects tens of millions of Americans. Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a degenerative disease. Arthritis gets worse with age, but you can slow its progression with specific courses of treatment. 1. Learn about […]

How to Spot Symptoms of Reactive Arthritis

How to Spot Symptoms of Reactive Arthritis

Reactive arthritis shares similar symptoms with arthritis, except for occasional eye and skin inflammations. It usually affects the joints in the lower extremities, but it can also cause pain and inflammation in any other joint. Reactive arthritis results from a bacterial infection somewhere in the body. The bacterial infection can result from any type of […]

How to Run with Rheumatoid Arthritis

How to Run with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Patients who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis can greatly benefit from undertaking physical exercise. Constant movement of the joint keeps mobility levels up and helps decrease pain. Because rheumatoid arthritis often makes it difficult for patients to make any kind of movement, you might not find it impossible to even start running without some practice. Doing […]

How to Reverse Rheumatoid Arthritis

How to Reverse Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis, a chronic condition, brings with it very uncomfortable symptoms, including pain, joint swallowing and stiffness and general crankiness. People who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis have difficulties completing elementary movements such as grabbing an object or climbing stairs. Rheumatoid arthritis causes joint damage, but you can slow the process with proper treatment. You can […]

How to Relieve Back Pain with Simple Stretching Exercises

How to Relieve Back Pain with Simple Stretching Exercises

If you wake up with lower back pain, doing some simple exercises and stretching can greatly provide relief from the pain. Stretching exercises can strengthen the back and abdominal muscles to help facilitate the circulation of oxygen and nutrient blood to the joints and muscles in the back. These also make you more flexible and […]

How to Relieve Arthritis with Water Aerobics

How to Relieve Arthritis with Water Aerobics

Water aerobics offers a great way for patients suffering from arthritis to exercise. Exercising remains an important part of treating arthritis in order for patients to keep the mobility of their joints. Water makes the body feel lighter, takes pressure off joints and allows arthritis patients to move more easily and comfortably. Water aerobics can […]

How to Reduce Asthma Symptoms with Alternative Remedies

How to Reduce Asthma Symptoms with Alternative Remedies

Asthma, a chronic lung disease caused by inflammation and narrowing of the respiratory passageways, causes shortness of breath and wheezing. People diagnosed with asthma might take a wide range of medications, from severe cases in which the person must take the prescribed medications regularly to mild sufferers who can rely on alternative remedies. Regardless of […]

How to Reduce Arthritis Neck Pain

How to Reduce Arthritis Neck Pain

Arthritis, a painful medical condition, affects the joints in the whole body. Arthritis also affects the neck, creating uncomfortable pain and stiffness. If left untreated, arthritis symptoms get worse with time. 1. Studies show sedentary arthritis patients have the hardest time. You must keep your joints moving to stop the progression of arthritis and gain […]

How to Recognize the Signs of Arthritis

How to Recognize the Signs of Arthritis

Arthritis usually appears in people who are over 40, but it sometimes also affects children. Arthritis has over 100 forms, among which osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis emerge as the most common. Tens of millions of Americans suffer from one form of arthritis or another. The symptoms develop gradually over the years and include pain in […]

How to Prevent Lower Back Pain

How to Prevent Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain can prove very debilitating and limit your body in getting things done. Mostly caused by muscle weakness in the abdomen, back or both, lower back pain can keep you from doing your work and chores as well as give you poor performance in sports. Although you can find many medications on the […]

How to Prevent Childhood Asthma Attacks

How to Prevent Childhood Asthma Attacks

Asthma, a chronic lung ailment, has emerged as one of the most common chronic illnesses a child can suffer. Every parent with a child suffering from the ailment must become familiar with asthma attacks. When something triggers the child’s asthma, you must know how to respond to stop the child from having difficulty in breathing […]

How to Prevent Arthritis

How to Prevent Arthritis

Arthritis, a medical condition that affects the joints, causes inflammation, stiffness and sometimes excruciating pain. Patients who suffer from arthritis have difficulty moving their hands and feet and feel an overall discomfort, day after day. Arthritis has over 100 forms. Osteoarthritis, one of the most frequently occurring forms of arthritis, is a degenerative condition, which […]

How to Plan Your Child’s Diet to Prevent Obesity

How to Plan Your Child’s Diet to Prevent Obesity

Type 2 diabetes occurs most often in obese children. As such, parents have grown concerned about their children’s diets because not all diet plans apply to them. In these classes, they may fail to include certain food groups in diet plans, thereby eliminating nutrients vital to the development of the child from everyday food choices. […]

How to Manage Some Forms of Arthritis

How to Manage Some Forms of Arthritis

Arthritis, a sometimes serious medical condition, affects the joints, causing pain and inflammation. Generally, the symptoms get worse with aging. But you can employ some methods to slow down the process down and release the pain. 1. Studies have shown diet proves very important for patients suffering from arthritis. Scientists found that a gluten-free vegan […]

How to Make Blended Aromatherapy Oils

How to Make Blended Aromatherapy Oils

You can blend essential oils to strengthen their healing properties. However, blending essential oils can prove daunting and confusing at times, so you must do a little research to have the right knowledge about the properties of each kind of essential oil in order to enhance its effects. Blending essential oils correctly can work easily […]