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9 Ways to Organically, Naturally and Alternatively Treat and Deal With Arthritis

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It is no secret that many individuals today suffer from arthritis. So the questions are, what is arthritis and why are so many suffering?


What is arthritis?

Arthritis is inflammation of the joints which may develop over time or suddenly.

You know you have arthritis or can evolve into it when you begin to experience negative effects in connection to your joint(s).

Examples of negative effects to your joints are pain, swelling, stiffness, reduction in your motion, and so on.

To know if you have or is developing arthritis, it is best to seek medical evaluation. This is where the physician/doctor will perform certain tests and diagnosis to determine if you are having arthritis and what type.

Some of the tests involve are physical observations for swelling and redness, as well as laboratory tests such as analyzing blood, joint and urine fluids.

Imaging tests might be carried out also such as x-rays, ultrasounds and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to see if there is any cartilage losses, etc.

After diagnosis is had, the medical practitioner will prescribe various ways to treat or deal with the type of arthritis you may have.


So why are so many people suffering?

As the world experiences a more aging population than ever before, arthritis and other medical conditions are becoming more common.

Also, as more people are on the planet, and as more individuals are no longer living a healthy lifestyle as possible, arthritis and health concerns are on the rise.

The nine (9) organic, natural and alternative ways to deal or treat arthritis you will be shown are simple ways that do not involve drugs and surgery.


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9 Ways to Organically, Naturally and Alternatively Treat and Deal With Arthritis


So the nine (9) ways to organically, naturally and alternatively deal with or even treat arthritis are:


Joint Tea

Joint Tea is a special blend of greens that helps to reduce joint pain, swelling and inflammation. It also aids in the development and maintenance of bones.

The Joint Tea comes in a delicious tropical flavor and mixes well with ice and water.

Joint Tea has 41 organic greens, fruits, vegetables, and sprouts, an Organic StemGreens Blend, among other ingredients.


Release excess weight

Releasing excess weight will help the joints that bear the weight by not being pressured anymore. This will assist in reducing pain, injuries and damages.

In addition to exercise, you may use the Mediterranean Wellness Shakes to help release weight in a natural way, while improving your health.

If you want better and faster results, then you may want to do the 10 Day Weight Challenge.


Physical therapy

Physical therapy is treatment using heat, massage and exercise instead of traditional medical approaches such as pharmaceuticals and medical interventions.

An example of physical therapy is strengthening muscles.

Making muscles stronger helps to maintain joint function.

For example, you may lie flat on your back with feet together and toes pointing upwards. Then slowly raise one leg to a few inches off the ground and count to about ten (10) seconds, then slowly bring leg down to the ground. Do the same with other leg and repeat exercise as is necessary.

This exercise is designed to help build up the quadriceps (large muscle on the front of your thighs) that are attached to your knee joints, which are needed for movements such as running, walking, squatting and jumping.


Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy is basically analyzing living and work environments, then finding ways to make your daily and regular functions easier and safer.

For example, if you have a problem standing for too long to iron, then you might want o sit or perch on something to help ease the pressure on your legs.

So you may employ the same approaches in your various surroundings.


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TENS therapy

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) uses small electrical pulses to ease joint pain.

This is a method that is done by professionals and can be carried out yourself with the respective equipment.


Diathermy

Diathermy is a form of heat therapy where waves such as ultrasound, radio or electrical are used to kill cells that cause joint pain, improve the mobility of tissues, and so on.


Exercise

Exercise is always great for overall health.

With respect to joint pain, exercise helps to keep flexibility and mobility.

Examples of exercises that are good for arthritis are water based workouts such as swimming and water aerobics.

Water based activities are good because they ease the stress on the joints, and especially the ones that carry the weight.

For ideas and inspiration you may watch HAZ2PEE Youtube Channel where Paula who has arthritis, does various exercises.


Acupuncture

Acupuncture is the use of needles by practitioners that is placed at different points of the body to help relieve muscle and joint pain.


Organic food

Consuming organic food is always good for your health. So it is no surprise that it will help with your joint pain.

An example of organic food that can help arthritis is fish oil.

Fish oil has omega-3 that helps to decrease joint tenderness, inflammation and stiffness.

An example of organic food as a source for fish oil is the cod fish, from which, cod liver oil is extracted.

Examples of organic food that are considered good sources of omega-3 are mackerel, salmon, chia and flax seeds.