Tag Archives: Arthritis

Arthritis Tied to Heart Disease. Pain Relievers May Be to Blame.

Osteoarthritis has been linked to an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, and a new study suggests that a large part of the risk comes from the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines, or NSAIDs. Such drugs include ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve), as well as a variety of prescription NSAIDs. Researchers used Canadian health… Read More »

How Far is diet linked with Arthritis?

The link between diet and arthritis has yet to be proven scientifically, but there are certain nutritional recommendations that doctors believe are helpful in the management of symptoms and prevention of further deterioration. According to Dr. Fisher, the Indianapolis orthopedic surgeon, “Maintaining an ideal bodyweight does your joints a favor.” The link between nutrition and… Read More »

Medical News Today: Just 8 weeks of yoga benefit rheumatoid arthritis

New research, published in the journal Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, finds that an 8-week regimen of intensive yoga eases both the physical symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and the psychological distress that usually accompanies the condition. Yoga may help those living with rheumatoid arthritis to achieve remission. Dr. Rima Dada, Ph.D., who is a professor in… Read More »