Anyone who has ever had to deal with pain from arthritis can tell you that it is truly debilitating and can prevent a person from living their life to the utmost optimal potential. While people who deal with arthritis have been told for years now that they can try taking medications or getting massages in order to bring some temporary pain relief, the truth is that many times, these options either don’t work at all, or they end up being very risky and may even produce some negative side effects as a result of being tried out.
While I have not personally ever experienced arthritis for myself, and I know how lucky I am to be able to say that, I do know a few people who have had to deal with the pain that comes along with a diagnosis of arthritis. I recently came across a very informative and helpful article post by Care 2 that offers up some excellent advice and suggestions on how to improve arthritis aches and pains for lasting and noticeable relief.
Here is what I learned from the article post; I am happy to share these important yet simple tips with everyone I know who may be dealing with arthritis currently, or who may experience it in the future.
Interestingly enough, something I found to be very surprising about the nature of arthritis aches and pains is that, according to the article post, they may be related to the health of your gut and your intestinal tract in general. While the connection between the two may seem to make absolutely no sense at all, it turns out that scientific studies have in fact shown that there actually is a definitive link between the two. Essentially, it appears that too much harmful bacteria that is present in the gut can cause an inflammatory response by the body’s immune system that leads to arthritis pain. This means that it is absolutely crucial for arthritis patients to always take care of the health of the gut at all times, by eating probiotics in foods and getting lots of fiber in the diet.
One more fantastic source of relief that many arthritis patients turn to for effective results is chiropractic care. Chiropractic treatments focus on using manual manipulation techniques in order to correct any misalignments in the spinal column and other joints, (wrists and fingers included), as well as the overall musculoskeletal structure of the body. Proper alignment promotes a healthy immune system which in return may help bring pain relief throughout any afflicted areas of the body.
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