Exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood may increase the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
A study published in The Journal of Rheumatology, reported that secondhand smoke can lead to RA due to cadmium- a toxin found in tobacco smoke.
For centuries, herbs, teas and spices have been used for medicinal purposes.
One of our favorite blends of ancient medicinal spices is golden milk turmeric latte.
Turmeric is scientifically proven to prevent dementia, support treatment of autoimmune diseases, improve digestion and boost the immune system.
1 1/2 cups coconut milk (vanilla or plain is fine)
1 1/2 cups unsweetened plain almond milk
3 tbsp maple syrup
1 1/2 tsp. ground turmeric
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground ginger
Pinch ground black pepper
Pinch ground cardamom
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
This vegan, paleo-friendly drink can be enjoyed hot or cold!
When you have aching joints the last thing you want to do is exercise, but The Journal of Rheumatology found that walking can actually ease sore joints.
Just a two-minute walk, several times a day, can ease your chronic pain by 55 percent, and reduce future muscle and joint pain. One University of Nottingham study explains that this simple exercise allows nutrient-rich blood to flow to the muscles, which helps diminish pain-triggering inflammations.
Most people associate Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) with joint health – but RA can manifest in a number of ways throughout the body.
Medical News Today reports that if untreated, RA can negatively affect the lungs and heart.
Reduce the discomfort of arthritis with white, green, oolong and black teas, which contain anti-inflammatory properties that ease arthritic inflammation.
If you are dealing with arthritis, we can help.