Arthritis is a disorder that affects joints peoples joints. Many joints may be affected including fingers, hands, hips, knees and feet. Arthritis is a condition which affects both men and women. Symptoms include joint pain and stiffness, which usually get worse with age. Other symptoms may include swelling, redness, warmth and decreased movement of the affected joints. Onset can be gradual or sudden.
Arthritis is a general word for many other conditions that affect the joints. The most common types of arthritis are rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease). Although these two are different, they still do cause wear and tear of the joints and bones. Osteoarthritis usually occurs with age and affects the fingers, knees, and hips. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that often affects the hands and feet. Other types include gout, lupus, fibromyalgia, and septic arthritis. They are all types of rheumatic disease.
Since arthritis is very painful and detrimental, it makes sense for patients to seek treatment to control pain, reduce joint damage, and improve function and quality of life. This can be achieved using medication and making lifestyle changes, geared towards protecting your joints and bones from further damage.
Treatment may include resting the affected joints and alternating between applying ice and heat. Weight loss and exercise may also be useful. Pain medications such as ibuprofen and paracetamol may be used, non-pharmacologic therapies, splints or joint assistive aids, physical or occupational therapy, and for some surgery may be required. Taking supplements can also help ease the symptoms of arthritis and possibly prevent the symptoms from worsening.
NutriSol Health offer a range of supplements which can be helpful to treat arthritis naturally.
You will find a selection of some of the best natural remedies for arthritis below. See all of our Bone and Joints Supplements here.
Omega-3 fatty acids contain anti-inflammatory attributes that can help treat rheumatoid arthritis. These nutritious fatty acids can be found in cold-water fish such as salmon and mackerel. However, you need to limit your fish intake to reduce getting too much mercury. It is thus better to consume fish oil supplements to ease symptoms of arthritis.
Antarctic Krill Oil Superba Extract 500mg 60 Capsules provides convenient, easy to swallow soft gel capsules containing Krill Oil extracted from Antarctic Krill, rich in Astaxanthin. HIGH IN Omega-3 fatty acids
NutriSol Health Serrapeptase Capsules provide a daily Serrapeptase supplement supplied in targeted release capsules for improved absorption.
Serrapeptase is a proteolytic enzyme, meaning that it chops up or digests protein. It is produced by bacteria in the gut of silkworms and is used to digest their cocoons. It has natural anti-inflammatory properties and has been widely used in several health support functions, especially in immune system and heart function, joint mobility.
NutriSol Health Rosehip Extract 5000mg Tablets provide a high potency Rosa canina supplement to support healthy joints as well as healthy digestive and kidney function.
Rose hip is a rich source of Vitamin C, and a good anti-inflammatory. These two main characteristics make it great for reducing the symptoms of arthritis. Rose hip is able to decrease inflammation of the joints and bones by inhibiting the production of inflammatory enzymes and proteins.
According to scientific studies Rosehip extract can help soothe and relieve pain in the joints of your knees, hips and hands, whilst also lessening the effects of osteoarthritis.
NutriSol Health Montmorency Cherry Capsules each contain a massive 750mg of pure freeze dried Montmorency Cherry powder. This high strength formula is perfect for people looking for a concentrated and convenient daily dose of montmorency cherry. Montmorency Cherry supports healthy uric acid levels, helps maintain healthy and normal blood pressure, supports joint health and function, muscle health and recovery, healthy sleep patterns, healthy and normal heart function, brain health and function. Its high anti-oxidant levels may protect against free radicals.
Nutrisol Health Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg Capsules provide a vegan friendly rich source of gamma-linolenic acid - also known as GLA. GLA is one of the few Omega-6 oils with an anti-inflammatory action similar to that of omega 3.
Evening primrose oil (EPO) is obtained from the seeds of evening primrose plant. It contains a special fatty acid called gamma linolenic acid (GLA). GLA is metabolised in the body to form hormone-like substances knows as prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are found in all body tissue and help support the normal and healthy inflammatory response, blood clotting, hormone balance and immune system function.
Evening Primrose Oil can be used for skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne. It is also used for rheumatoid arthritis, weak bones (osteoporosis), Raynaud’s syndrome, multiple sclerosis (MS), fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, Sjogren’s syndrome, cancer, high cholesterol, heart disease, a movement disorder in children called dyspraxia, leg pain due to blocked blood vessels (intermittent claudication), alcoholism, Alzheimer’s disease, and schizophrenia.
NutriSol Health Turmeric Curcumin 500mg Capsules are high quality formula of the best Turmeric with Black Pepper. Black Pepper Extract has been added as the Piperine within the black pepper further enhances absorption of the active ingredients. The number one anti-inflammatory plant of ayurvedic medicine (Indian traditional medicine), Tumeric may help to maintain healthy joints, a healthy liver, a healthy digestive tract and a healthy circulatory system. Turmeric has been shown to support liver re-generation, healthy cholesterol balance, increased bile flow and reduced blood clotting. It is also used to help combat bloating and indigestion.