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9 Rheumatoid Arthritis Remedies You Probably Haven’t Tried

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High-Intensity Interval Training


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Yoga


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A Plant-Based Diet


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Probiotics


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Omega Fatty Acids


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Spices


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Frankincense


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Ice Packs and Heating Pads


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Acupuncture


  • HIIT Program: Barlett, D.B., et al. (2018). Ten weeks of high-intensity interval walk training is associated with reduced disease activity and improved innate immune function in older adults with rheumatoid arthritis: a pilot study. Duke University School of Medicine. Retrieved from https://medicine.duke.edu/node/1356397

  • Yoga Eases Aches: Gautam, S., et al. (2019). Impact of yoga based mind-body intervention on systemic inflammatory markers and co-morbid depression in active Rheumatoid arthritis patients: A randomized controlled trial. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 41-59, 2019. Retrieved from https://content.iospress.com/articles/restorative-neurology-and-neuroscience/rnn180875

  • Fatty Fish Reduces RA Symptoms: Mayor, S. (2017). Eating fish regularly is linked to reduced rheumatoid arthritis, study finds. BMJ. Retrieved from https://www.bmj.com/content/357/bmj.j3084.full

  • Green Tea Trumps Black Tea: Ramadan, G., et al. (2017). Anti-inflammatory activity of green versus black tea aqueous extract in a rat model of human rheumatoid arthritis. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25964045

  • Boswellia As a Supplement: Su, S., et al. (2015). Frankincense and myrrh suppress inflammation via regulation of the metabolic profiling and the MAPK signaling pathway. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4556964/

  • Cold Packs and Ice Burns: Cadman, B. (2018). Everything you need to know about ice burns. Medical News Today. Retrieved from https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/322606.php

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