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Diet for arthritis pain
Hi, my mother has severe arthritis pain, swelling and stiffness in both knees. Want to know a healthy diet to follow specific for arthritis and also to lose weight.. pls help. She is already taking medications as pain relievers, has tried alternative medicine, massage and physio therapies, etc. In the past. Pls advise.
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There’s no cure for osteoarthritis as yet, but there are a number of treatments that can help ease symptoms and reduce the chances arthritis becoming worse...options are analgesics, NSAIDs,intraosseous steroid injection and hyaluronic acid injections,Physiotherapy like strengthening exercises etc ....Regarding diet - have small multiple meals instead of 3 big meals, eat food rich in proteins and fibres like egg white boiled chicken vegetables fruits pulses, avoid carbohydrate rich foods like rice curds oily foods sweets ghee and other junk food...good luck.
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