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The Surprising Cause of Arthritis

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Doctors have always been mystified about the cause of rheumatoid arthritis. 

About 1.3 million Americans suffer with the joint condition. It’s an autoimmune disease in which your body’s own immune system attacks your joints. 

Doctors have always suspected that genetics were the main cause. But new research points to a different culprit: antibiotics

The study was published in the journal BMC Medicine.

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It’s Not the Disease That’s Killing Us… It’s the Treatment

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It has long been known that people with osteoarthritis are at higher risk for a heart attack.

Arthritis patients are at least 40% more likely to die of heart disease than people without the joint condition.[1] [2]

Now, new research shows that pain relievers are the culprit. 

The study was published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology. Researchers compared 7,743 osteoarthritis patients with 23,229 healthy people who never used NSAIDs.

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The Best Arthritis Treatment Is the Opposite of What Mainstream Doctors Recommend

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Pain Relief by Garry Messick0 Comments

For decades, mainstream doctors have had a simple recommendation for patients suffering from osteoarthritis… Rest.

This advice seems to make sense. Resting gives painful, swollen joints a chance to heal, right?

New research shows the opposite is true.

The study was published in the journal Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. Researchers observed cartilage cells on a microscopic level to see what happens during physical activity.

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The Anti-Arthritis Diet

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. And osteoarthritis–also called “wear-and-tear” arthritis–is the most common form of the disease.

More than 40% of people over 70 have it.[1]

Mainstream doctors use painkilling drugs as the first-line treatment. Or they recommend joint replacement surgery. One often has side effects. And the other is invasive, painful, and requires a long recovery.

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Legs Hurt? One Supplement Can Help

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

Peripheral artery disease can make your life miserable.

Every time you move, your legs hurt. But that’s just the beginning…

Because of the pain, you become sedentary. So you gain weight and lose muscle. Your risk for a heart attack or a stroke increases.

If you’re a man, you suffer erectile dysfunction.

In severe cases, it can lead to chronic leg sores and, eventually, amputation.

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