Tumeric may be better than drugs for rheumatoid arthritis


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Rheumatoid arthritis is a crippling autoimmune disease.

Dr. Mercola talks about rheumatoid arthritis and self-help treatment.

Drugs are typically prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis but there is a natural remedy that has a great success rate in reducing the symptoms.  You may even have this remedy in your kitchen on the spice rack, especially if you like curries.

Tumeric is root that is dried and ground up into a yellow powder.  It’s active ingredient is called curcumin, which is a potent anti-inflammatory and has strong anti-arthritic properties.  In studies, curcumin has been shown to be more effective in reducing rheumatoid arthritis symptoms (including tenderness and swelling) than traditional drugs.  Patients that took curcumin actually experiences an improvement in the condition.

In an article by Dr. Mercola, he describes a drug-free approach that has a 60-90 percent improvement rate.  He describes a method for improving the absorption of curcumin which is actually very difficult for the body to absorb.

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About Andy Williams

In a processed food culture, simply eating may not be enough. Dr. Andy Williams is a scientist with a strong interest in Juicing and how it can supply the body with the nutrients it needs to thrive in modern society. You can subscribe to his free daily paper called Juicing The Rainbow and follow him on Facebook orTwitter.

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