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Do supplements help if you have rheumatoid arthritis?

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A few studies show some benefit for certain supplements and natural remedies. But the research is still in its early stages, so the bottom line isn�t clear.

Keep in mind that supplements can affect other medications. Tell your doctor about anything you take, even if it�s natural, so he or she can check that it�s safe for you.

SOURCES:

NCCAM: "Rheumatoid Arthritis and Complementary and Alternative Medicine;"  "The Use of Magnets for Pain" and "Thunder God Vine."

Session 3: Joint Nutrition Society and Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute Symposium on "Nutrition and autoimmune disease" PUFA, inflammatory processes and rheumatoid arthritis.

Arthritis Today: "Supplement Guide."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Sales, D.   July-September 2008. Reumatismo,

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on April 03, 2018

SOURCES:

NCCAM: "Rheumatoid Arthritis and Complementary and Alternative Medicine;"  "The Use of Magnets for Pain" and "Thunder God Vine."

Session 3: Joint Nutrition Society and Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute Symposium on "Nutrition and autoimmune disease" PUFA, inflammatory processes and rheumatoid arthritis.

Arthritis Today: "Supplement Guide."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Sales, D.   July-September 2008. Reumatismo,

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on April 03, 2018

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