Discuss your arthritis with the younger members of your family. Small children may be concerned that you are injured if you are using wrist splints or walking aids. Discuss the condition with them at their level, so they can understand without fear and perhaps even assist you during a flare-up. Arthritis is becoming more and more... FULL ARTICLE @ http://www.101arthritis.com/arthritis-advice-that-everyone-should-read-about-2/?a=897
Try different treatments with hot and cold packs to see what works for you. Different patients have different success with hot or cold compresses. Generally, chronic pain responds well to heat, while sudden onset pain responds best to cold packs. Everyone is different, however, and your initial treatment attempts may not bring... FULL ARTICLE @ http://www.101arthritis.com/successful-tips-for-managing-your-day-to-day-arthritis/?a=426
Did you know that science is looking to inflammation as the root cause of many if not most diseases. Poor diet, stress and toxins are all sources of inflammation. Here's one step toward an "anti-inflammatory" life-style.
If you have arthritis, try reducing your caffeine intake. Some people are extremely sensitive to arthritis. In those individuals, reducing the consumption of caffeine can have a positive effect on arthritis symptoms. Reduce the amount of caffeine you consume gradually to best gauge if your results will be positive ones. Exercise,... FULL ARTICLE @ http://www.101arthritis.com/tips-and-strategies-on-how-to-deal-with-arthritis-3/?a=023