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Is acupuncture good if you have rheumatoid arthritis?

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This traditional form of Chinese medicine uses super-fine needles to stimulate energy pathways called "meridians" in the body to correct imbalances of energy, or "qi."

There�s not a lot of research specific to rheumatoid arthritis, but studies do show that acupuncture helps with pain, especially back pain. It may also help with osteoarthritis.

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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