|In Part 1 of this series we looked at what is rheumatoid arthritis, RA symptoms, causes of RA, and commonly prescribed RA medications.
In part 2 of this article we’ll discuss natural rheumatoid arthritis treatment, including rheumatoid arthritis diet, rheumatoid arthritis supplements, and herbs for rheumatoid arthritis.
Natural Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
I hear from many people with RA who are interested in learning which herbs, foods and supplements are “good for RA”. I often get the impression that they look at the bottles of prescribed drugs on their bathroom counter and think that they will simply substitute those drugs for herbs and get the same results. But that isn’t necessarily how a natural rheumatoid arthritis treatment works best.
As an herbalist I don’t diagnose or treat RA, nor do I prescribe medications for RA. This is the role of western medicine and licensed health care practitioners. (more…)