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Information about natural treatment options for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, including home remedies, herbs, supplement, diet, and alternative therapies.

Ease Arthritis Pain with Bromelain
Find out how pineapple extract could put a stop to your arthritis pain.

Natural Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory condition that causes pain and swelling of the joints. Learn about natural remedies for rheumatoid arthritis.

5 Remedies for Osteoarthritis Pain
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that affects the knees, hips, back, and small joints in the fingers. Learn about five natural remedies for osteoarthritis pain.

Acupuncture for Arthritis Pain
With the recent safety concerns of popular pain drugs, there's increasing interest in alternative ways of reducing chronic arthritis pain. Find out about why acupuncture may provide pain relief and improve function for people with osteoarthritis of the knee.

Glucosamine: What You Need to Know
What is glucosamine? Why do people use it for osteoarthritis and what are the benefits? What are the possible safety concerns?

MSM: What You Need to Know
MSM (Methyl Sulfonyl Methane) is a compound normally found in foods. It contributes sulfur, which is thought to help with the strength of collagen in the joints. Learn about the health benefits and side effects of MSM.

Potato Poultice
A potato poultice is a warm compress made with grated potato that is used as a folk remedy for conditions such as arthritis.

Do Two Popular Arthritis Supplements Work?
The National Institutes of Health spent $12.5 million on a study to find out whether two of the hottest-selling arthritis supplements, glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate, can ease osteoarthritis pain.

Where Can I Get Avocado/Soybean Unsaponifiables?
A reader asks, "Can you tell me where avocado/soybean unsaponifiables supplements can be purchased?"

Natural Remedies for Gout
Gout is a type of arthritis that usually affects the big toe. Learn about natural remedies for gout.

Can Tai Chi Help Arthritis?
For people struggling with arthritis, the mind-body practice tai chi may help soothe pain, increase range of motion, reduce stiffness, and even boost mood.

What is Bromelain?
What is bromelain? Why do people use it? What are the possible side effects and safety concerns?

Yoga for Arthritis
Are you interested in trying yoga for the relief of arthritis symptoms? Get the lowdown on how it is thought to help.

Avocado/Soybean Unsaponifiables for Arthritis
Approved as a prescription drug in France, a natural remedy known as avocado/soybean unsaponifiables may help treat osteoarthritis.

Turmeric and Arthritis
Find out whether the curry spice turmeric can help ease your arthritis pain.

Glucosamine
Glucosamine is a natural compound that is found in healthy cartilage. Why do people use glucosamine supplements? What are the side effects and safety concerns?

White Willow Bark for Osteoarthritis
A natural remedy similar to aspirin, white willow bark may help ease the pain of osteoarthritis.

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