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CAROLE914 Posts: 7,364
3/6/14 4:46 P

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Stay warm.

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3/3/14 9:23 A

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I try to follow Dr. Andrew Weil and Dr. Joel Fuhrman food recommendations. Dr. Weil still allows gluten. I'm still on the fence about that.


www.drweil.com/drw/u/ART02995/Dr-Wei
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www.drfuhrman.com/

There's also something called "The Plan". I don't know much about it, but some people in the anti-inflammatory sparkteam advocate it. In a nutshell, certain food sensitivities can lead to inflammation and "The Plan" teaches you how to figure this out.

Personally, I found that removing all processed foods (and limiting red meat and sugar) has helped to reduce pain in my joints.

Edit: the team is called Challenged by Arthritis.

Edited by: ANEWTATIANA at: 3/3/2014 (09:24)
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. – Thomas Jefferson

When diet is wrong medicine is of no use
when diet is correct medicine is of no need. - Ayurvedic saying

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” - Maya Angelou
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3/3/14 2:26 A

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Thank you! Very useful ideas. I will try to find more information about an anti-inflammatory diet.

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3/1/14 6:58 P

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- stretch in the shower
- pool exercises
- yoga
- try to stick to an anti-inflammatory diet as much as possible
- if you have winter where you are, make sure to dress warmly when outside

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. – Thomas Jefferson

When diet is wrong medicine is of no use
when diet is correct medicine is of no need. - Ayurvedic saying

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” - Maya Angelou
CAROLE914 Posts: 7,364
3/1/14 5:01 P

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keep moving at low impact. I love hot showers .

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3/1/14 3:31 P

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My best advise is keep moving, being a couch potato is one of the worst things you can do.

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3/1/14 2:55 P

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I'm 49 years old and relatively new to the diagnosis of arthritis.
Last year an x-ray showed arthritis in the right hip, I may also be getting complaints in my right hand.

I wonder if you would share your best tips for dealing with this? I'd be grateful!

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