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Medicine for Arthritis Pain: Conventional vs. Natural Medication

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Arthritis can cause chronic pain and its effects can be physically and psychologically devastating. Quality of life can plummet, fatigue can set in, and self-sufficiency can take a hit. As your joints worsen, they can deform and become dysfunctional; and cause immense pain. Thus, it’s no wonder sufferers search for something, anything, to provide much […]

What Does Arthritis Pain Feel Like? What Arthritis Sufferers Are Thankful For

Holiday dinners and celebrations with your family are the perfect opportunities to take stock and appreciate our blessings while we consider the challenges faced by others. If you know your host suffers from arthritis, the right present will touch their hearts and ease their pain. Thanksgiving is a busy time of the year! Cooking dinner […]

6 Natural Ways to Relieve Arthritic Pain Effectively

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Arthritis is staggeringly common, with around 1 in 4 American adults suffering from the condition. While we tend to think of it as a single disease, it’s actually a cluster of symptoms (other than arthritic autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis). But regardless of the underlying diagnosis, it often presents with pain, reduced range of motion, […]

Arthritis Weather Index: Does Barometric Pressure Really Cause Joint Pain?

“I can feel it in my bones,” a common saying used to describe an intuition or a hunch, is more than an idiom for those who suffer from joint pain. Arthritis sufferers, in particular, take this adage to be more literal – they believe that their pain changes based on weather patterns. If you know […]

3 Proven Ways to Find Pain Relief for Arthritis in Hands

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Do you struggle with arthritis pain in hands? It’s unsurprising, really, given how much work these two small body parts do throughout our lives. Arthritis.org notes that by the time the average person hits 80 years of age, 50% of women and 25% of men have the stiffness, pain and gnarled hands and fingers associated […]

Arthritis Knee Pain: What It Is and How to Find Relief

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Knee pain is prevalent throughout America, with approximately one-quarter of adults suffering from the discomfort, limited function, reduced mobility, and poorer quality of life it can cause. Arthritis knee pain is the most common cause in those over 50. What causes arthritis knee pain? Our knees are an incredible feat of engineering. The bones, cartilage, […]

Diagnosed With Osteoarthritis? Innovative Osteoarthritis Pain Relief Is on the Way

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You might be surprised to learn that the human body has 360 movable joints. It’s a fact most of us would never consider in our daily lives. However, if you’ve experienced osteoarthritis pain, you’re painfully aware of each joint. When your joints are locked stiff and throbbing, there’s no way to ignore them. To understand […]

4 Ways to Make Your Yoga Practice That Much Better

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In 2015, the United Nations established June 21st, as International Day of Yoga, to recognize the many emotional, mental, spiritual and physical benefits of this revered, ancient Indian practice. Yoga poses, known as asanas in Sanskrit, were originally devised by dedicated yogis to help them withstand the physical rigors of long hours spent in static […]

5 Hand Exercises to Relieve Arthritis Pain

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Do your fingers crack and hurt? Maybe your joints feel decrepit, your hand’s ache and your knuckles fail to function as they should? If your answer is a resounding ‘yes’, you may have one of the numerous types of arthritis that can affect the hands. If you struggle with stiff hands from arthritis, you are […]