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Tips on complemetary medicines

Arnica gel

When I use arnica gel regularly I have very little trouble with my finger and it's splendid for my arthritic knee...

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Celery seeds

I have osteoarthritis and have found that a 'brew' of celery seeds to be very beneficial for the pain.

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Devil's claw

I must tell you of the incredible success I'm having with green-lipped mussel supplements and the herbal remedy devil's claw...

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Emu oil

I've been using emu oil on my arthritic hip and both knees for perhaps five years and have found it has given me considerable relief from pain.

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Fish oil

I've been taking a fish oil supplement for about 15 years, but in my experience I'd urge caution with the recommended dose of a 5 ml teaspoon...

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FLEXISEQ

Mixed results on using FLEXISEQ to ease pain.

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Ginger

I treated myself with a local alcohol-free ginger wine and found an extra benefit in that I became pain-free in my arms and hands...

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Glucosamine

My ankle and foot became very swollen after taking glucosamine. I stopped taking it, and more or less immediately my foot and ankle returned to normal...

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Green-lipped mussel

I must tell you of the incredible success I'm having with green-lipped mussel supplements and the herbal remedy devil's claw...

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Magnesium oil

I have restless leg syndrome and have come across a remedy – magnesium oil.

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Rosehip

I've been taking rosehip extract for about a year now and the results have been amazing! I was able to walk and wear heels again without pain.

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Sea buckthorn oil

Regarding Sjögren’s syndrome, I wonder whether researchers are aware of sea buckthorn oil in capsule form and available as ‘Omega 7’?

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Turmeric

For the previous three weeks I'd been taking Golden Paste (containing turmeric), and for the first time in years I was completely pain free...

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