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Do magnets treat rheumatoid arthritis?

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That's not certain. Most research on magnets has been done in people with osteoarthritis, the wear-and-tear type of arthritis linked to aging, not rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Doctors don�t know exactly how magnets might relieve pain, and it�s not clear if they might also help people with RA.

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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