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Natural Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
Looking for some natural treatments for rheumatoid arthritis, or RA? Check out this article on natural therapies that are so popular today as people seek to control their health and healing.

For those with RA, alternative techniques may let you have greater control of your pain and activities. Some of the topics are:
  • Natural Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Can Magnets Improve Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms?
  • Mind/Body Therapies for Rheumatoid Arthritis - Like visualization, Tai Chi, Acupuncture or Meditation
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K2isKsquared responded:
I have RA. Magnets did absolutely nothing to help my arthritis. As your article points out they only seem to be helpful in osteo arthritis, if they are helpful at all.

RA is a disease that can and does cause permanent damage and deformities of the joints. It is important to treat this disease early and aggressively in order to maintain function.

While some natural treatments may help ease the pain of RA, I would urge anyone with RA to see a Rheumatologist and get treatment to address the underlying cause, which is an out of control immune system.

K2


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