Home Remedies for Rheumatism

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Home Remedies for Rheumatism Rheumatism is a medical term which is associated with the pain in connective joints and tissues. The name is derived from the Greek word ‘rheuma’ which literally means swelling. And most often it is associated with arthritis and rheumatic fever. Nonetheless, it can be also associated with symptoms of many conditions that may cause severe or mild pain and weakness. Causes of Rheumatism Many physiological factors can cause rheumatism. However, there is no scientific prove that considers mental stress to be sole responsible for rheumatism. The other causes of rheumatism are listed below: • Excessive intake of meat and de-mineralized starch • Excessive intake of acid forming foods like soda • Intake of refined sugar • Too much of consumption of fatty food • Consumption of artificial food items • Teeth infections • Presence of toxic food in the body due to prolonged use of drugs and medication. • Hormonal imbalance in the body • Gall bladder problems • Another cause of rheumatism can be hereditary. Symptoms of Rheumatism The onsets of this condition are characterized by the following signs and symptoms: • Intense swelling • Fever • Soreness • Stiffness on the affected areas • Joint and body pain • Pain in the eyes • Insomnia • Coma • Improper urination Types of Rheumatism The major types of rheumatism disorders are listed below: • Ankylosing spondylitis • Rheumatic fever • Rheumatic heart disease • Rheumatoid arthritis • Psoriatic arthritis • Systemic lupus erythematosus • Tenosynovitis • Temporal arteritis and Polymyalgia rheumatica There are medicines which are both conventional and complementary which can be used for the treatment of rheumatism. However, ... ... middle of paper ... ...e treatment for rheumatism. Take a cup of the extracted juice of bitter gourd and to taste better add a teaspoon of honey which will lessen the bitterness. A daily dose of this juice is effective to cure the condition. • Walnuts can also be used in the treatment for rheumatism. However for better results, they need to be well masticated. You can always take half a dozen of them everyday to relief the condition. • Fenugreek seed are also effective for the treatment of rheumatism. Take few of the seeds with a glass of warm water in empty stomach in the morning. This is by far one of the best home remedies for rheumatism. Nonetheless, apart from all these home remedies for rheumatism, a well-balanced diet ensures a good health and reduces the tendency to get any kind of ailment. Therefore the motto of most of the patients should be ‘eat healthy and live healthy’.
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