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Foods to Help Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis can cause severe pain and greatly impact your quality of life. The foods you eat could make you feel better.

The pain from osteoarthritis comes when the cartilage that cushions the space between bones wears away. It’s often in the hands, spine, knees, and hips and happens with age and overuse. Once the area is bare, the bones rub against each other, causing the pain.

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superfoods for pain relief

12 Superfoods to Fight Osteoarthritis

“Inflammation” has become a medical buzzword.

As Prevention reports, “According to Nicholas Perricone, M.D, the pioneering nutritionist and dermatologist, our bodies actually depend on temporary inflammation to help fight off sudden injuries or infection. But when that inflammation becomes chronic, ‘the immune system mistakenly attacks normal cells, and the process that ordinarily heals becomes destructive.’”

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gout

Trigger Foods For Gout

When uric acid crystallizes in your body, you start to feel the painful impact of gout. Staying away from three common trigger foods can help.

More and more people are suffering from gout, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The numbers on the pain condition in the United States show that men are at an almost 3 times greater risk of this rheumatic disease:

·      8.3 million people (3.9%)

·      6.1 million men (5.9%)

·      2.2 million women (2.0%).

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