Suffering from arthritis is a very common condition with aging and the conventional treatment with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) such as ibuprofen is fraught with side effects and risks. Beware of the dangers of NSAIDS, including ulcers, kidney toxicity, high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke. So what are some good alternatives?
There are many natural treatments for arthritis that are safe and effective, including compounds that fight inflammation and support healthy cartilage. Hormones, herbs, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and oils are part of a long list of potential treatments. Topical prescription creams are proving to be safer and often more effective than oral pills.
For the arthritis sufferer it is important to first rule out underlying causes for the joint pain and inflammation, such as autoimmune disease, delayed food allergies, low thyroid or declining estrogen or testosterone levels.
Once osteoarthritis is confirmed and underlying causes ruled out, out medical team are experts in guiding you to safe and effective treatments.