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06 Jan 2003

Rheumatoid Arthritis
My Mother was diagnosed with this arthritis. We would like to know if there is any food that she can eat or affoid to relieve the symptoms. Also what else can she do to relieve the symptons?
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01 Jan 0001

Nellie, the mainstay of treating rheumatoid arthritis is anti-inflammatory drugs. It starts with the simple ones like Voltaren® and Brufen®, and end with drugs also used for chemotherapy of cancer patients. The best would be for her to see a rheumatologist and have it sorted out because unlike osteoarthritis, it can be a very aggressive disease. Good luck.
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