Fight arthritis pain with Vitamin D!
A study in The Journal of Endocrinology found that taking a supplement as small as 500 IU of Vitamin D can reducing inflammation & improve sleep, leading to a 50% reduction in pain.
Ask Dr. V:
Q: Any tips for managing RA pain?
A: “Try exercises like swimming, walking, yoga & even light strength training! Exercise releases pain & inflammation-blocking endorphins, which help reduce pain & stiffness.” ~ Dr. V
Relieve arthritis pain by walking barefoot!
University of Connecticut researchers found that walking barefoot outside for 10 min can speed up recovery time by 55%, by stimulating acupressure points that help relax tight muscles.