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Natural treatment options for arthritis

There are some effective nature and treatment options available for arthritis. These treatments will help you to get rid of the pain and difficulty associated with arthritis.

Achieve and maintain a healthy weight

If you want to get rid of the arthritis problem easily, you will have to reach a healthy weight and maintain it. First of all, you will have to get rid of the excess fat. If there is more body fat in your body it will strain joints and it can further damage already sensitive and partially damaged joints. Fat is an active tissue and it will really is hormones and chemicals in your body which may promote inflammation and can worsen arthritis all over your body. An increase in stored fat can speed up the rate at which joins breakdown in case of people suffering from arthritis and also in people with higher risk of arthritis. That is why, it becomes very important for you to reach a healthy weight and then maintain it by eating and a process, nutrient dense diet and by staying active.

Go for an improved diet

There are certain foods which will help you to treat arthritis. You need to include those foods in your diet and avoid those which can worsen the situation.

Omega 3– Among the foods that you need, omega-3 foods or the foods that contain omega-3 fatty acids are very important for you. They can help you by lowering inflammation and offering other benefits. Omega-3 fatty acids are available in wild caught fish like Salmon, grass fed beef, Chia seeds, flaxseeds and walnuts.

Sulphur- You will also need foods high in sulphur. Sulphur can help you by reducing joint inflammation and helping to rebuild your tissues. It will help you to reduce pain and function impairment. You will get it from onions, asparagus, garlic and cabbage.

Born broth- born broth will give you good amount of collagen. Collagen contains amino acids proline and glycine which help in rebuilding connective tissue and also provide other benefits. It will also supply you chondroitin sulphates and glucosamine which are antioxidants that can lower inflammation, joint pain and arthritis.

High-fibre foods-if you want to control arthritis and cure it, you will need to include high-fibre foods in your diet. It is good for your digestive health and will help you by reducing the possibility of other diseases and complications. High-fibre will come from vegetables, grains, fruits, soaked legumes and beans, nuts and seeds etc.

Proteolytic enzymes

Proteolytic enzymes are beneficial for you because they help in digestion by providing important enzymes for metabolization of foods. Trypsin and chymotrypsin (both produced by your pancreas), papain and bromelain are some of such enzymes. They are available in tropical fruits like papaya and pineapple. Papaya contains papain and pineapples contain bromelain. These enzymes have anti-inflammatory effects and as a result of that they help you by improving overall gut health and immunity. Research findings show that these enzymes can reduce pain and swelling resulting from rheumatoid arthritis and can increase mobility in people suffering from osteoarthritis. They also control inflammatory responses in the body. These are available in different forms and you need about 500 mg to 2000 mg which should be taken between meals. It is also beneficial because it can help you by increasing your immunity and help you to fight against arthritis and other joint problems.

References

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