ARTHRITIS-help for older women

Arthritis is probably the number one ailment that affects women and men as we age. Also, it is the single most incurable condition that can affect each and every one of us in our joints and the cartilage that surrounds them.

Right now there is no known cure for this sometimes crippling disease, but research continues to make progress in ways that may someday relieve us completely of the pain and discomforts that are produced by this menacing ailment.

Early diagnosis and the appropriate treatment can and does make a bit of a difference in the severity of the disease but still,  it is something that once you have it, you have to contend with it.

WHAT CAN DONE TO HELP

EAT YOUR VEGGIES FOR RELIEF

Aside from chemical or medicinal treatments, there are certain foods that appear to help lessen the pain that is associated with this horrible disease.

Broccoli, brussels sprouts and cabbage all have a compound that in them that which help slows the damage that is done to the cartilage in the joints due to arthritis.

Kale or cauliflower added to your meal, whether in a salad or however you choose to prepare it, can be a tremendous help in reducing the pain and discomfort also.

FATTY ACIDS A GREAT RESOURCE FOR HELP

If you are a lover of seafood like salmon, tuna and mackerel, you’re in luck. These fish are chocked full of omega 3 fatty acids that can work wonders for your joints.

These amazing fish can fight off inflammation of the joints which can be tremendously painful,  they are very good at how they can help manage fighting off that problem.

Be reminded that you can also buy omega 3 supplements in capsule form to help your daily intake of this amazing fatty acid.

Seek the advice of a doctor or pharmacist that is aware of your medical history before taking it.

Allow them to advise you on the proper amount to take because they would know what what is right for you, and what brand would be best for you.

MORE TOOLS IN YOUR ARSENAL TO FIGHT ARTHRITIS

Were you aware that garlic, onions and leeks, which are in the same family, are very effective at helping at damage control when it comes to arthritis?

These amazing items contain a compound that actually helps limit the damage that can be done to cartilage.

SPICES THAT FIGHT ARTHRITIS

One of the most amazing spices that help in the reduction of inflammation is turmeric, which really not a food product at all.

It is used quite a bit in Indian cuisines and also curry.

VITAMIN C FOR  SLOWING THE PROGRESS OF ARTHRITIS

Eating fruits such as strawberries, kiwi, pineapple and even cantaloupe are great natural sources of vitamin c and really do slow the progression of arthritis.

Eating one item each day from this group of delicious fruit is not only tasty but also a defense to help you in the reduction of that horrid disease we called arthritis.

You can also take vitamin c as a supplement but as always, consult a knowledgeable source before indulging in taking any amount of any kind of a supplement.

IN CONCLUSION

If you have questions about anything at all, please drop a comment and I’ll be touch. also email me at:

isaclee3@gmail.com

Stay in good heath!

 

 

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