What is LDN? Is It a Viable Treatment for RA?

What is LDN? What is LDN and is it a viable treatment for RA? Naltrexone was originally approved by the FDA for treatment of opioid addiction. Scientists have since discovered that very low doses of naltrexone (LDN) can benefit people with autoimmune diseases. Small studies have  shown that LDN can improve pain for patients with fibromyalgia, Crohn’s […]

How Turmeric Supplementation Benefits Your RA and Your Overall Health

How Turmeric Supplementation Benefits Your RA There are many ways turmeric supplementation benefits your RA and your overall health. In 2016 NIH conducted a extensive review of many of the studies that evaluated the efficacy of the use of turmeric for the treatment of arthritis. (10) They concluded that  “the studies used in this meta-analysis do […]

Essential Oils to Treat Joint Pain

Essential Oils to Treat Joint Pain Essential oils to treat joint pain are extracted from branches, leaves, stems, flowers and fruit from many plants. they contain minerals and nutrients that can soothe arthritis inflammation and pain. Mixtures of more that one essential oil have been proven to enhance the effectiveness of relieving pain. Frankincense and […]

Improve RA Pain By Including Sea Vegetables In Your Diet

 Advantages of Eating Sea Vegetables to Improve RA Pain Sea vegetables can improve RA pain because they contain many substances that reduce inflammation and improve pain. Sea vegetables can significantly improve your overall health because they are low in calories and rich in many vitamins and minerals. Many experts believe that they are a very […]

Can You Improve RA with a Ketogenic Diet ? This Diet May be Your Path to Better RA Health

     What is A Ketogenic Diet? A Ketogenic diet is a low carb, high fat diet that was originally used to successfully treat epilepsy. Recent science has proven that you can improve RA with a ketogenic diet. Recent science has proven that a ketogenic diet can also help you: loose weight quickly, improve brain […]

A Gift Wish List for Someone With Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Here are ten gift suggestions for someone with rheumatoid arthritis. If you have friends or family members who have Rheumatoid Arthritis, the best gift you can give them is a gift that will make what they love to do easier and less painful. Below is a gift wish list for someone with rheumatoid […]

Dehydration Exacerbates Rheumatoid Arthritis and Harms your Overall Health

Did you know that dehydration exacerbates rheumatoid arthritis and can seriously harm your overall health? Water is essential to your health. Water supports many vital functions including: lubrication for your joints,  lubrication for your eyes, elimination of toxins from your body, balancing your electrolytes, and supporting optimal functioning of your digestive system , brain, kidneys, […]

RA Junction Research Report

  This RA Junction research report brings you a summary of four new studies that have identified ways to improve RA treatment. People With RA Are At Increased Risk for Blood Clots While Hospitalized Medical scientists have known for years that patients in the hospital are at risk for blood clots due to poor circulation […]

New Treatments for Osteoporosis: The Role of Vitamins D3, K2 and Calcium

Did you know that, based on new research, physicians are now recommending new treatments for osteoporosis and osteoporosis prevention? New research has proven that you still need Calcium for bone health, but Vitamins D3 and K2 are very important supplements. They work synergistically to reduce your risk of fractures as you age. Calcium supplements at […]

Lectins Are Proinflammatory and Associated With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Did you know that lectins are proinflammatory and are associated with rheumatoid arthritis?  Those of us who have Rheumatoid Arthritis should probably consider reducing our exposure to lectins. This post is a sequel to a previous post about lectins. A new book has been published about the dangers of lectins so I am revisiting the […]