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How can thunder god vine help with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?

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A few studies have shown a drop in inflammation and tender joints in people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who take this supplement. This includes some studies which compared this root with sulfasalazine, a traditional drug used to treat RA, and found that symptoms improved more with the use of thunder god vine. Side effects may include stomach upset, headache, hair loss, upper respiratory tract infections, and sterility in men. Pregnant women and women at risk of getting osteoporosis should not take it.

Keep in mind that it’s hard to get safe and high-quality thunder god vine made in the U.S. The safety and effectiveness of thunder god vine from outside the U.S., for example from China, can't be verified according to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

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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 March 07, 2020

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 March 07, 2020

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