If you are a regular reader, you know how to banish the symptoms of RA without drugs, using food alone. (See other articles on this site or go to the summary below.) You know that evidence – research as well as our own experience – suggests that RA is essentially an allergic reaction, a disorder […]
It has now been almost exactly 20 years since I was diagnosed with severe Rheumatoid Arthritis. The doctor taking my blood and listening to my symptoms looked at me with pity, which, at that time, alarmed me more than the prospect of the disease. I was expected to decline rapidly, a wheelchair and nursing home […]
One of my very first converts when I started this blog was a young mother named Kate who was suffering terribly with severe Rheumatoid Arthritis. She was in a state of rapid decline when she decided to follow my instructions. She had nothing to lose. She went on a 3-day fast and realized beyond a […]
A food diary, also called a food journal or a food log, is recommended for a long list of reasons. Food journals are often used to monitor nutrition (are you getting enough fiber? Vitamin A?) or, commonly, for weight loss to keep track of calories.
But it is also recommended increasingly to monitor disease activity. […]
RA is finally being recognized as what it is: a set of symptoms – a syndrome – and not a disease. The importance of this admission is huge. If RA is not a disease, as it is now regarded by most of the medical establishment, researchers can begin looking for an underlying cause instead of […]
By Denise Lynn Mann/Arthritis Foundation
If you’ve thought your joints felt achy after a meal, only to doubt yourself after hearing that no evidence links food allergies and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you are not alone. Until now there has been little evidence of foods that cause inflammation. Evidence suggests it may be time […]
This article is by Dr. Mark Hyman, a major advocate for using the environment instead of drugs to cure autoimmune conditions like Rheumatoid Arthritis.
After you read what he has to say, you’ll feel like we are on solid footing, and very smart, when we use food to heal RA symptoms.
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The real problem with Rheumatoid Arthritis is not the diagnosis and it’s not the condition itself inhabiting our bodies. Rheumatoid Arthritis is simply the name given to a condition of chronic inflammation where the immune system, designed to be one of our best friends, gets completely confused and turns against us.
It’s inflammation that […]
Strange and scary things can happen to the human body when it has Rheumatoid Arthritis, as though it has a secret mind of its own and it’s not sharing with you.
But, really no need be frightened by the unexpected doings of your body.
Eventually you’ll reach the point that you attribute any new […]
I thought I’d tell you a little about the reception this web site has had since I started posting about a year ago.
There have been some wonderful success stories where someone decided to look for a different answer than the one handed to them by physicians, and, rather than rely on a succession of […]
An article in Science Daily says that a derivative of the popular Middle Eastern spice turmeric, or curcumin, its active ingredient, shows promise for repairing damage due to stroke.
The medicinal properties of turmeric have been known since ancient times in Southeast Asia. It has been used as an antiseptic for cuts, burns and bruises, […]