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    Old 07-24-2018, 03:12 PM   #1
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    Can you recommend any herbal/alternative remedies?

    Hello everyone,

    I am dealing with severe arthritis in my knees and cannot take traditional meds due to intestinal bleeding.

    I have tried turmeric with limited success...are there any other remedies you might recommend?

     
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    Old 07-25-2018, 06:03 AM   #2
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    Re: Can you recommend any herbal/alternative remedies?

    A few suggestions:

    -Magnesium spray (directly on the area). You can also supplement with magnesium

    -Epsom salt bath soaks

    -Glucosomine Chrondroitin with MSM is a supplement that works for many

    ***Braggs Apple Cider Vinegar with the Mother. I take this every day: 1 or 2 tablespoons with 1/4 tsp. baking soda in a glass of water. This makes the body more alkaline. Some folks complain about the vinegar taste. Adding honey should help.

    I hope you find some relief soon.

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    Old 03-14-2019, 09:24 AM   #3
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    Re: Can you recommend any herbal/alternative remedies?

    Topical anti--inflammatory gel. Shouldn't effect your stomach because it is topical.

    You need a script. I have a generic of the voltaren gel. It might work on knees cause the bone is near the surface. Does not work well on joints that covered with muscle. I use it on my foot.
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    Old 03-22-2019, 12:43 AM   #4
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    Re: Can you recommend any herbal/alternative remedies?

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    A few suggestions:

    -Magnesium spray (directly on the area). You can also supplement with magnesium

    -Epsom salt bath soaks

    -Glucosomine Chrondroitin with MSM is a supplement that works for many

    ***Braggs Apple Cider Vinegar with the Mother. I take this every day: 1 or 2 tablespoons with 1/4 tsp. baking soda in a glass of water. This makes the body more alkaline. Some folks complain about the vinegar taste. Adding honey should help.

    I hope you find some relief soon.

    Tess
    Would this work for autoimmune arthritis too? Fingers pain? I can't stand antiinflamatories.

     
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    Old 03-22-2019, 04:40 AM   #5
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    Re: Can you recommend any herbal/alternative remedies?

    Have you tried over the counter sprays which "freeze" the area...there are so many OTC sprays which get hot or cold... I have an autoimmune disorder which causes inflammation- I use a spray which is cold...it works to numb the area temporarily, which usually results in relief long enough to get through the next few hours or the night..talk to your doctor OR Pharmacist...they might be able to recommend something in the pharmacy.
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