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Find out about this 3,000-year-old technique for treating rheumatoid arthritis and inflammation

Mar 29, 2019 | Blog

When the white blood cells flare up due to the presence of an invader in the body, inflammation occurs. But sometimes, in some autoimmune diseases, they flare up without an invader. Also, inflammation can be caused by stress and sitting in one place for a very long time. Some characteristics of inflammation and arthritis are joint pain and stiffness, fever, chills, fatigue, headache and loss of appetite. There are prescription medicines that can be used to treat inflammation and arthritis, but natural home remedies may be used effectively. Outlined in the original article are eight ayurvedic natural home remedies, dating back as far as 3,000 years ago, one can use at home to combat inflammation and arthritis. One remedy in ayurvedic medicine is to keep a stress diary. This is because you aim to treat the disease at the source. When you keep such a diary, you are able to discover the source of the stresses in your life that may cause inflammation and then treat the problem at the source. Another possible remedy is to have turmeric at home. Turmeric is an excellent anti-inflammatory herb. It is considered by some to be more powerful than pharmaceutical drugs in treating inflammation and rheumatoid arthritis. You can read up the other six remedies from the article.

Key Takeaways:

    • When there are bacteria or germs in the body, the white blood cells flare up and congregate to fight them and this causes inflammation.
    • Sometimes the flaring up of the white blood cells is due to autoimmune diseases such as arthritis and an inflammation occurs when there is no need for it.
    • Food allergies, stress, and sitting around a bit too much can also cause inflammation which is characterized by joint pain, stiffness, and fatigue.

“There are prescription medications to help with arthritis and inflammation, especially in severe cases, but natural home remedies have been used for over 3,000 years in India.”

The 6 other approaches covered in the article include using ginger; eating yogurt; getting enough sleep; doing self massage; practicing yoga or doing other moderate exercise; and having coriander, fennel or cilantro.

Read more: https://remedydaily.com/2016/06/26/what-ancient-indian-medicine-says-about-inflammation/

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