Rheumatism

Definition of Rheumatism:

General term applied to conditions of pain, or inability to articulate, various elements of the musculoskeletal system.

Also: Rheumatoid

Topics Related to Rheumatism

Cold Applications (Cryotherapy)

...as a treatment
“...Counter-Indicators and Warnings: Cryotherapy is contraindicated when the following are conditions are present ... Rheumatoid arthritis / Rheumatism...”
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Colloidal Silver

...as a treatment
“...lymphangitis*, malaria, Meniere's disease*, meningitis*, moles, ophthalmology, parvo virus*, pleurisy, pneumonia, prostate enlargement, pruritus – anal and other, psoriasis and skin rashes*, rheumatism, rhinitis*, ringworm*, rosacea, seborrhea, sepsis – infection*, shingles*, sinusitis*, skin cancer, sore throat, staph infections*, strep infections*, syphilis, tonsillitis*, tooth decay...”

Crohn's Disease

...the condition
“...Complications include Peritonitis, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Impaired intestinal absorption, Amyloidosis, Arthritis – synovial fluid similar to that of rheumatoid arthritis, but with negative rheumatoid factor, Ankylosing spondylitis...”

GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid)

...as a treatment
“...History; Source: In the Middle Ages, people used borage to treat heart disease and rheumatism and to reduce inflammation...”

Gravel Root

...as a treatment
“...Gravel Root is also said to be helpful in treating rheumatism and gout by increasing the removal of waste from the kidneys...”

Horse Chestnut

...as a treatment
“Alternative Names: Aesculus hippocastanum, Aesculus californica, Aesculus glabra, Spanish Chestnut History; Source: The horse chestnut has traditionally been used as a remedy for arthritis and rheumatism, as well as for gynecological bleeding, as a tonic, and as a decongestant (tea made from the leaves)...”

Iritis

...related topic
“...Rheumatoid Iritis: An autoimmune (rheumatoid factor) inflammation of the iris...”

Low Back Pain

...recommendation Molybdenum
“...Moss monitored 14 middle-aged people with symptoms of arthritis, low back pain, frozen shoulder, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, as they took 400-500mcg daily (in 4-5 doses of 100mcg) of molybdenum amino acid chelate...”
...recommendation Boswellia
“...It is the first herbal remedy to have documented clinical evidence that it is useful in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, low back pain, soft tissue rheumatism and myositis symptoms...”

Marapuama

...as a treatment
“...Names: Muira Puama, Potency Wood, Mara Puama, Marapama History; Source: Indigenous peoples have used marapuama for improving sexual desire, fatigue, neuromuscular problems, paralysis, beriberi, rheumatism, and as a preventive for baldness...”

MSM (Methyl Sulfonyl Methane)

...as a treatment
“...Look for MSM in products for arthritis, both rheumatoid and osteo, for joint support, and anywhere sulfur compounds would be of benefit...”

Osteoarthritis

...the condition
“...Secondary OA can also occur as the result of another type of arthritis, such as rheumatoid...”
...recommendation Boswellia
“Boswellin is the first herbal remedy to have documented clinical evidence that it is useful in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, low back pain, soft tissue rheumatism and myositis symptoms...”
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Quassia Amara

...as a treatment
“...A time-honored folk remedy from the West Indies, for fevers, malaria, snakebite, dyspepsia, venereal diseases, rheumatism, alcoholism, intestinal worms (pinworms, ascarides), cancer, as a stomach bitter for indigestion, amebic dysentery, giardiasis, and gallbladder pain...”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

...the condition
“...About one-quarter develop rheumatoid nodules, bumps under the skin that often form close to the joints...”
...relationship to Osteoporosis - Osteopenia
“...[Arthritis and Rheumatism, March 2000]...”
...relationship to Zinc Requirement
“There is a possibility that zinc malabsorption may contribute to low zinc levels amongst rheumatoid arthritics...”
...relationship to Chronic Thyroiditis
“...In this study, thyroid dysfunction is seen at least 3 times more often in women with rheumatoid arthritis than in women with similar demographic features with non-inflammatory rheumatoid diseases such as osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia...”
...recommendation MSM (Methyl Sulfonyl Methane)
“...Unlike aspirin, which offers immediate pain relief, MSM takes 3 to 4 weeks before it produces noticeable change, except in rheumatoid patients who have been known to feel differences in just one day, and almost always within 3 to 4 days...”
...recommendation Dairy Products Avoidance
“..." [Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 1985, 78] "In systemic arthritis, like Rheumatoid, the cause is coursing through the blood, and it got there through the diet...”
...recommendation DHEA
“...Hackethal has observed some rheumatoid patients taking DHEA become well even when C-reactive protein and Rh- factor are positive...”
...recommendation Boswellia
“Boswellin is the first herbal remedy to have documented clinical evidence that it is useful in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, low back pain, soft tissue rheumatism and myositis symptoms...”
...recommendation Boron
“...It does alleviate and seems to cure arthritis either by acting against whatever organism may cause rheumatoid diseases and/or as a membrane catalyst that permits repair of damaged cartilage and collagen...”

Sarsaparilla

...as a treatment
“...History; Source: Sarsaparilla root has been used medicinally for hundreds of years in Central and South America who found that it relieved rheumatism, general physical weakness, sexual impotence, headaches, colds, joint pain and skin problems...”

Sjogren's Syndrome

...the condition
“...Rheumatoid factors (RFs) are found in the blood of people with rheumatoid arthritis, as well as in people with Sjogren's...”

Thuja

...as a treatment
“...Loggers drank tea made from white cedar twigs to relieve rheumatism...”

Tylophora

...as a treatment
“Tylophora has been used traditionally as a folk remedy in certain regions of India for the treatment of bronchial asthma, bronchitis, rheumatism, and dermatitis...”

Vinegar

...as a treatment
“...It dissolves the crystal deposits of uric acid that form between joints, and also in muscles in cases of muscular rheumatism...”
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