Arthritis Pain: Super Easy Natural Methods for Reducing Arthritis Pain Most Doctors Don’t Know About
By Nathan Wei
While conventional arthritis treatments are extremely effective in controlling pain, they do present the possibility of devastating side-effects. Here are some natural treatments you might want to consider.
“This will only hurt a bit…” Urtica dioica is the stinging nettle plant. Descriptions of the use of the stinging nettle plant for arthritis dates back approximately 2,000 years to biblical times. Taken orally, products made from nettles may interfere with the body’s production of inflammation-causing chemicals specifically tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-a). They may also enhance responses of the immune system. Chemicals in nettles are also thought to reduce the feeling of pain or interfere with the way that nerves send pain signals. All of these effects may reduce the pain and stiffness of arthritis and similar conditions. Another similar “treatment” is bee stings. …