What are treatment options for RA? There are many medications for rheumatoid arthritis, but painful flare-ups are still a fact of life. The good news is there are many things you can do to reduce, and even prevent, pain. “It is something that affects you throughout life, so you want to find ways to perform activities while protecting your joints and respecting your body,” says Rhonda Reininger, director of rehabilitation compliance at NYU Langone Medical Center's Rusk Rehabilitation.
Here, doctors recommend 10 techniques to help ease the pain of rheumatoid arthritis.

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If you’ve got rheumatoid arthritis, the single best way to fight the disease is with medication. Still, as effective as RA drugs are, they can’t do everything. Several nondrug treatments out there can help you where medication can’t. And exercise is at the top of the list, according to Sharon L. Kolasinski, MD, a professor of clinical medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia. Even though the prospect of exercising may seem painful, the right kind of activity can help prevent RA-related pain and disability. Here's a roundup of a few other therapies that may be worth a try.

Read more …10 Alternative Therapies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Medicine is expensive. From family physician visits to consultations with specialists to prescription drugs, long life is a major investment. But what if there was a free wonder drug that warded off everything from dementia and high blood pressure to diabetes and osteoporosis? Well, doctors and scientists say there is. It’s exercise. And they’re finding new prescriptions for it every day.

Read more …The Wonder Drug That's Free

Frankincense oil is known as the King of Oils – and it truly deserves this title. I use it daily to promote my health and if I ever had to choose just one oil to have, it would be frankincense. Frankincense has a long history of being used as a prized and precious essential oil. Historically it was used by the Babylonians, Assyrians and Egyptians in religious ceremonies, and as a resin for balms and salves. And of course, the three wise men brought frankincense to the baby Jesus as an offering.

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Frankincense Blends and Remedies

Frankincense was among the earliest  incenses, with 3,000 years of continual  religious usage. Valued as highly as gold, it was long used by the Egyptians for religious and ceremonial purposes.  Mentioned several times in the Holly Bible, the Noble Quran, Indian Veda and Egyptian scrolls.  Frankincense grows wild in the deserts of  Somalia, Ethiopia, and Saudi Arabia. The essential oil is colourless with a warm,  balsamic, spicy aroma that is dry and  fortifying with sweet undertones.
Read more …Aromatherapy Blends and Remedies with Frankincense
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