Tag: Rheumatoid Arthritis

How to Treat Arthritis Pain Naturally?Types,Symptoms and Natural Treatment

Overview

Arthritis is most common disease throughout the globe and mostly seen in  elderly people.Arthritis is inflammatory disease of joints.Stiffness and tenderness in knee, hip, finger, shoulder, wrist joints are the main symptoms  in arthritis and in case of long run it also affect the long bone .Most common two types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. In this rheumatoid arthritis affects body systems  like  cardiovascular system and respiratory system so it also called as systemic disease.

Risk factor:

  • Age-Arthritis is mostly seen in elderly persons, commonly  in females in the middle age.
  • Weight-Over weight  is also a cause of arthritis
  • Injury-Repeated injury to  joints may lead to arthritis
  • Infection-Different type of infections like bacterial, fungal, and viral can causes Arthritis

Sign and symptom:

  • Most common symptom of arthritis is morning stiffness, swelling around joints, redness, numbness, tingling sensations, soreness and throbbing pain in joints, difficulty in walk and difficulty in doing work, weakness

How to Treat Arthritis Pain Naturally

Type of arthritis:

1.Osteoarthritis:

  • Osteoarthritis is degeneration of weight bearing  articular cartilage due to repeated injury and genetics.. In osteoarthritis pathological changes  like thinned cartilage and bone end rub together.
  • Stiffness of all joint, numbness, difficult movements, soreness, redness of all joint along with the associated other symptom like  colitis, constipation, anemia are seen

2.Rheumatoid arthritis:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis result due to the  inflammatory condition of synovial lining of joint and it is also auto-immune disease. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease   which affects all the small joints and leads to the deformity changes in  the bones.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis can cause inflammatory change in synovial membrane that leads to erosion of bone. Joint pain , swelling, difficulty in moving are the common symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Also lupus  with rheumatoid arthritis causes  fatigue, fever, skin rashes, shortness of breath, stiffness , numbness ,redness with swelling of joints .Rheumatoid arthritis causes backache  due to the inflammation of spine and vertebral synovial lining of bone.

Ankylosing spondylitis

  • Ankylosing spondylitis is one  type of arthritis which results in rigid spine due to fusion of bones of  spine like BAMBOO SPINE. There occurs pathological firstly inflammation of the vertebral spine, than erosion of bone, than syndesmophytes and finally fusion of bone occur.
  • In ankylosing spondylitis symptom like severe backache, fatigue, difficulty in  movements and doing work occurs, associated with symptoms like fever, shortness of breath .It mainly occurs in young age.

Causative factor:

  • Hormone: In female rheumatoid arthritis is mostly seen in menopausal time
  • Genetic factors are also responsible for RA.
  •  Psychological factor: Anxiety, depression, stress
  • Age and weight:People above 55 to 60 yrs are more affected and overweight act as a trigger factor of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Diet:  High fatty diet, smoking, , alcohol,  carbohydrate rich diet
  • Diagnosis of arthritis:  Diagnosis of  arthritis is made physical examination and Rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis confirmed by RA factor level by blood tests, -X-ray of joints ,CT scan, MRI

Treatment of Arthritis in ayurveda

Ayurvedic Treatment of Arthritis

Herbal remedies for arthritis by Planet Ayurveda:

Joint Support Pack

  • Planet ayurveda offer best combo pack for arthritis. This Joint Care pack is highly effective for arthritis . These herbal remedies are prepared from best quality herbs and strictly following law of Ayurveda.

Curcumin Capsules:

  • Curcumin is an anti-inflammatory agent which is highly effective in any type inflammation in whole body. Curcumin is highly active chemical compound present in turmeric which is used  for medicinal purpose.
  • curcumin capsule is used for treating the abnormal functioning of immune system which is responsible for the inflammation of body. Planet Ayurveda offers an effective capsules to cure osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

2.JOINT AID PLUS:

  • Joint aid plus capsule are most effective in relieving all type of joint condition which causes   skeletal problem. This capsule also has nutritional value which help in reliving joint pain and increase strength of bone.
  • Joint aid plus has standardized extract of Nirgundi  (Vitex negundo), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Shallaki(Boswellia serrata),Sonth(Zingiber officinale) and Ashwagandha(Withania somnifera) they all helps  to make joint healthy.

3.BONE SUPPORT

  • These capsule have extract of calcium. Bone support capsule are prepared from  standardized extract of shudh laksha(laccifer lacca),  Hadjod(cissus  qudragular), praval pishti(corallium rubrum), Suhanjana beej (moringa oleifera),Arjun (Terminalia arjuna), mukta (compund of pearl calcium) and these all are useful in treat to arthritis.
  • This capsule decrease the inflammatory condition of synovial membrane and improve joint mobility.

4.CORAL CALCIUM COMPLEX:

  • Coral calcium complex is combination of all natural plant extract which is mostly effective in calcium absorption by the body. This capsule contain ingredient like coral (praval pishti), an Ayurvedic compounds(jawar mohra pishti and kamdudha ras) ,agate(akik pishti), Pearl(mukta pishti), Giloy satva(Tinospora cordifolia) that provide natural calcium  to body. This capsule is useful in reducing bone fragility by maintaining bone density and decrease the chance of bone fracture.

Dosages:

  • Curcumin Capsule-2 capsule twice daily
  • Joint Aid Plus-2 capsule twice daily
  • Bone Support-2 capsule twice daily
  • Coral Calcium Complex-1 capsule twice daily

HOMEOPATHIC REMEADY FOR ARTHRITIS

Some of homeopathic remedies are also useful in arthritis and  particular rheumatoid arthritis.

  • Calcaria carbonica
  • Arnica
  • Pulsatila
  • Rhus tox
  • Belladonna
  • ledum pal
  • podophyllum

HOME REMEDY FOR ARTHRITIS

  • Weight loss
  • Improve your life style and always be happy
  • Regular exercise
  • Regular massage  helps in reliving  pain andkeeps mind fresh by boosting  the serotonin level
  • Ginger: Powder form of ginger is very useful in arthritis
  • Apple cider vinegar: In apple cider vinegar there is highest value of vitamin-c and it  work as anti-inflammatory
  • Green Tea: It have highest value of anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory properties
  • Cherries: Cherries and other citric fruit are richest source  of vitamin-c so this is very useful in   arthritis
  • Oil fish: Oil fish have best properties like omega -3 fatty acid that is very useful in reducing inflammation of synovial membrane and  relive  joint pain
  • Nuts: Nuts have highest protein value and rich omega-3 fatty acid so it will help in  relieve arthritis

Natural Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a common debilitating autoimmune disease in which body’s immune systemthat is meant to produce antibodies against any foreign pathogens like virus orbacteria,start attacking its own system by fault, causing inflammatory and painful condition in joints and causes inflammation, swelling, pain and stiffness in the joints. It is progressive, that conditions get worse with time and leads to deformity.

Amavata is its Ayurvedic name.

Causes

The cause of RA is not known exactly but combination of Genetic and Environmental factor may be the reasons.

rheumatoid arthritis

Symptoms

Generally it starts with fatigue, morning stiffness (might last for more than an hour), extensive muscle aches, and loss of appetite and weakness and joint pain start appearing. If joint is not used for a while, it can become warm, tender, and stiff. Joint involvement is symmetrical that is on both sides of the body, and affected areas are like wrist, knees, elbows, fingers, toes, ankle or neck.

Other symptoms include:

  • Shortness of breath with chest pain
  • Dryness of  eyes and mouth (Sjogren syndrome)
  • Eye burning, itching, and discharge
  • Rheumatoid nodules formation (usually a sign of more severe disease)
  • Numbness, tingling, or burning in the hands and feet
  • Difficulties in sleeping.

Natural Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis

This chronic inflammatory diseaseis common disease and it is to be treated seriously to get rid of the pain and lead a healthy life. Rheumatoid arthritis is a hereditary disorder which cannot be completely cured, but with effective management of the symptoms, the progression of the disease can be easily controlled. Planet Ayurveda has herbal remedies for rheumatoid arthritis that is capable to alleviate the pain and get relief at the earliest and which is extremely beneficial.

Product Description

1. Joint Aid Plus (Capsules)

Joint Aid Plus is an herbalpreparationavailable as capsules. A perfect amalgamation of standardized extract of amazing Ayurvedic herbs that work synergistically to reduce pain and inflammation of joints up to a vast extent.

The herbs present in this formulation are:-

  1. Nirgundi (Vitex nirgundo) – Nirgundi is a small plant aromatic herb whose flower, fruit and leaves are used for its medicinal properties. It has anti-histamine, anti- inflammatory properties and is a muscle relaxant. It acts as a mild topical analgesic and helps in inducing natural sound sleep.
  2. Shallaki (Boswellia curcumin) – Boswellia is an herb that consists of boswellic acids which can fight against inflammation and is helpful in treating arthritis. Boswellia has an anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic action in acute and chronic conditions of inflammation. Does not have analgesic effect but suppresses inflammation. Boswellia is effective herb in reducing joint swelling, arthritic pain and morning stiffness and increases the mobility.
  3. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) – Ashwagandha is a natural herb with anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. It maintain balances of tridosha, specially kapha and vata. It is an amazing herb for keeping the joints healthy. Ashwagandha in combination with other herbs supports Osteoarthritis and other similar inflammatory conditions of the joints.
  4. Sonth (Zingiber officinale) – Zingiber officinale south, commonly known as ginger. It is commonly known as dry ginger. Dry Ginger is also one more useful anti-inflammatory herb and very potent analgesic that improves appetite and good for digestive and respiratory system.
  5. Guggulu (Commiphora mukul) – Guggulu herb has analgesic and anti-inflammatory action that providesnatural remedy to reduce joint pains and swelling. Ayurvedic texts have defined it as one of the useful herb for rheumatoid arthritis.Guggulu has property that reverses the degenerative effects occurring in bones and joints and relieves pain in arthritis.
  6. Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) – Giloy is the herb having antipyretic and anti-inflammatory property which makes it to be used in fever and general debility. It balance the three doshas.

Dose: 2 capsules, daily two times with water after meal.

2. Boswellia Curcumin (Capsules)

Boswellia Curcumin is a combination of natural extracts of 2 herbsvery well known for their actions and properties. Boswellia Curcumin Capsules are effective to bring relief in inflammatory and painful conditions that makes its successful use in rheumatoid arthritis. These besides reducing pain and swelling also improvelocal blood circulation and flexibility of your joints.

Herbs are:-

  1. Shallaki (Boswellia curcumin) – Boswellia herb having boswellic acids reduces inflammation and arthritis. Boswellia is a resource of anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic properties and is effective in reducing joint swelling, arthritic pain and morning stiffness and increases the mobility.
  2. Haridra (Curcuma longa) – It is an extraction of rhizomes of Curcuma longa. This herb with medicinal nature has anti-inflammatory effects and ishelpful to treat the Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Dose – 2 capsules daily for two times with water after meal.

3. Ashwagandha Capsules

Ashwagandha capsules are herbal formulation that is 100% vegetarian is beneficial in debilitating conditions. Its regular use can bring the strength back to muscles, relieves the muscles and calmsdown the nervous system. These are prepared from the standardized extracts of pure herb

Ingredients:-

  1. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) – This Ayurvedic herb having medicinal values that gives anti-inflammatory effects resulting in reduction of swellings and restoring blood supply and is also rich in natural alkaloids providing relief from stress, anxiety relief, improves the stamina, and ability to maintain physical effort. Ashwagandha is a good forrejuvenationand helps togive nourishment of the tissues, mainly of muscles and bones.Results with very beneficial effects are seen in diseases like Amavata (rheumatoid arthritis)

Dose – 2 capsules daily two times with water after meal.

4. Aamvatantak Churna

Aamvatantak churna is purely a natural herbal remedy with a good blend of a number of herbs. The ‘Aam’ actually means endotoxins and this churna helpin digestion of ama (endotoxins) in body. This herbal formulation gives beneficial effects particularly in condition where joints are stiff in the morning and there is severe joint pain and brings reduction in the symptoms of local pain, swelling and stiffness. This also boosts the immune system and improves the blood flow of affected joints.
Its unique herbs aredescribed in Ayurveda as best anti-inflammatory, detoxifying herbs. So it is an effective remedy for Rheumatoid arthritis and joint pains due to other reasons.

Ingredients:-

  1. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) – Ashwagandha is a medicinal herb.It is an anti – inflammatory and relieves the joint pains naturally. Ayurveda has explained the use of this herb in severe cases of crippling rheumatoid arthritis in ancient time especially in case of deformity in the joint structure due to erosions. It prevents the depletion of calcium from the joints, and lessens the pain and helps in building the body strength. Much effective in case of swollen joints, inflammatory conditions of joints. Ashwagandha is therefore very useful herbal remedy for RheumatoidArthritis.
  2. Methi – Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum graecum) – Fenugreek is an aromatic herb that acts as a herbal remedy for Rheumatoid arthritis. As Ayurvedaexplains that ‘Aama’& ‘Vata’ are responsible in causing joints problem and severe joint pains.
  3. Suranjan – Autumn Crocus (Colchicum automnale) – This herb is not only useful in Rheumatoid Arthritis but also effective in disturbed uric acid metabolism. Ayurveda has made this herb useful for painful joints swollen due to imbalance in uric acid metabolism. Due to presence of ‘Colchicine’, it reduces the pain and inflammation in the joints naturally. Found to have great use for rheumatoid arthritis and joint pains due to other reasons.
  4. Gorakhmundi (Rice Field Weed) – It is another valuable herb for normalizing the uric acid metabolism and is as well helpfulin managing the painful joints. It is worthwhile in cleansing the system and reducing symptoms of Rheumatoid arthritis.
  5. Haridra (Curcuma longa) – This medicinal herb known to have anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antioxidant and immunity booster properties thatgive relief by lessening the pain, tenderness, inflammation of the joints. It Providesnourishment to joints and gives strength to the joints as well as to body. It is beneficial for overall health.
  6. Sonth (Zingiber officinale) – Usually called as ‘Dry Ginger one of the major herbs that makes the removal of ‘ama’ acting as a detoxifying. It is aneffective pain killer as well as anti-inflammatory herb. The great natural remedy to reduce joint pains and swelling. Ayurvedic medicine for rheumatoid arthritis.

Dose – 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful twice daily, with plain water or Aloe Vera juice or Kumari Saar after meals.