Arthritis means inflammation of joints. Though there are more than hundred different forms of arthritis but all of them are grouped under three major categories: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis and Gout. Some of the common symptoms of all the types of arthritis are stiffness, redness, swelling and pain.
Osteoarthritis commonly affects knees, hips, feet and spine but it can affect any joint.
Rheumatoid arthritis usually affects wrists, knees, small finger joints and toes but its potential target is all the joints of the body.
Gout symptoms initially attack the lower limbs and target the big toes. Sometimes the pain is so severe that the weight of socks or bed sheets could be unbearable.
It affects almost the people of all age groups and of both the sex. But in comparison to man, women are three times more vulnerable to arthritis.
Usually arthritis is caused when there is a damage and destruction of joint parts. Though the cause of arthritis are different for different person but some of its common cause are age, infections, genetics, trauma, obesity, mental or physical strain, cold weather, excessive use of rich food and deficiency of organic sodium and minerals. Different forms of arthritis are the result of damage caused to different parts of a joint.
There are different ways for treating the problem of arthritis. It can be treated with the help of medications, exercise, yoga, injections, operation and also with the help of home remedies and herbal supplements.
Arthritis can be cured by using Flax Seed Oil. It contains Omega-3 fats as its main content which produces Prostaglandins Series 1 and 3 that are anti-inflammatory hormone like molecules. These molecules reduce the inflammations which are related with arthritis. You can use flax seed oil 3 times daily. You can also add oil to your food. If this remedy is continued for at least one month then it will cure the primary forms of arthritis.
Consumption of small amount of Cod Liver Oil helps in reducing the degeneration of cartilage, and it is the main symptom of osteoarthritis.
Turmeric is also very beneficial in reducing the problem of arthritis. For hundreds of years, it has been used to reduce inflammation. Now capsules of turmeric are also available which gives relief from the pain of osteoarthritis.
In the same way ginger is also an effective natural anti-inflammatory. You can peel and slice half inch of fresh ginger and take it with each meal.
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