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Apples and Pain Relief

Debra Murray

  An apple a day—natural pain remedies  Everyone knows the old expression, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but did you know that you can “Eat an apple a day to chase arthritis away”? Apple cider vinegar has been used for centuries in traditional medicine as a natural remedy for many ailments. Home remedies such as a towel soaked in hot water and apple cider vinegar, then wrapped around the painful joint, was a common hot compress used to relieve pain and swelling. Apple cider vinegar and honey stirred into a glass of warm water and drunk once a day will help relieve...

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Simple Health Tips for Spondyloarthritis – Inflammatory Arthritis

Debra Murray

  Spondyloarthritis is an inflammatory type of rheumatic arthritis that affects the joints in the spine. This condition can also affect the legs, soft tissues, eyes, and many internal organs. Although medications can be prescribed to block the inflammatory activity of certain proteins that increase inflammatory response, there are some over-the-counter and home remedies you can use to reduce pain and improve movement at home.    NSAIDs  The first line of defense to reduce pain and inflammation of spondyloarthritis is to take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. These drugs are available over the counter in products such as ibuprofen or naproxen. However, these NSAIDS often have negative side...

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