Arthritis is a common problem these days and everybody know that it is associated with joint pains and indeed is a chronic disorder. And there are many forms of arthritis and among them the Rheumatoid Arthritis is a common form of the problem, and this is also a chronic problem but the best part is that it can be treated and the symptoms of the problem can be handled with medications and other forms of treatments such as diet and exercise.
But these days’ people are being more health conscious and they are avoiding the hard painkillers looking at their long term side effects that can be hazardous to their health in the future, so they are opting for other ways to get rid of the problem. The normal symptoms of the problem are definitely pain and inflammation but there are some basic things that could be done to get some relief.
Start at your home
You should definitely not try to do anything on your own to treat the problem but should follow your doctor’s advice for betterment for your health. But you can definitely take some necessary steps that could affect your symptoms, and one should opt for a professional physiotherapist for some light exercises which will reduce the symptoms and can relax the muscles around the joints and also which can build up muscles around the joints which will allow you to carry the body weight and in rheumatoid arthritis this becomes the major problem and the exercise will help you to get rid of inflammation along with a supportive diet.
Diet that can help
- Rheumatoid Arthritis symptoms can be helped through planned and special diet and including certain elements which can help you to combat the major symptoms of the problem. It has been found that good intake of Omega 3 Fatty Acids can actually help the inflammation and pain to get reduced from the joints among the people who are suffering from Rheumatoid arthritis. Omega 3 fatty acids can be found in abundance in fish oils walnuts and after having them a patient can have decreased stiffness in the joints and they can feel the difference.
- Stop Taking Dairy Products
- Go for foods that are high in Carbohydrates and low in protein so it will be better if you opt for lesser meat and more healthy carbohydrates in your platter as these foods can trigger the symptoms.
- Drinking Pineapple Juice/Alfalfa tea/ Cranberry Juice