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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that results in chronic inflammation and can affect the joints, skin, eyes, heart, and blood vessels. The symptoms include tender and warm joints, joint stiffness, fatigue, fever, and loss of appetite. Rheumatoid arthritis increases the risk of osteoporosis, infections, heart and lung problems, and lymphoma.

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I have rheumatoid arthritis and I am under the tablet Prednisone. Can Ayurveda help my condition?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 24-years-old and I have been diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis for 4 years. I am currently taking Prednisone and stopped taking immunosuppressants recently. Rheumatoid factor, anti-CCP, and HLA-B27 are all negative. The only diagnostics I have is from an MRI of the wrist, showing b...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your query elaborately and I can understand your concern. You have already provided me with enough information. Differential diagnosis are osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, and gout. I suggest Aam Pachana along with mental health relaxing remedies. Amav...  Read Full »

For how long must I take Ayurveda therapy for rheumatoid arthritis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have rheumatoid arthritis and take Trikata, Sinhanad guggul, and Shalaki. I also use psyllium and ginger tea. I take a massage with sesame oil and Maharana yana oil. For how long must I take this therapy to feel better? Is this therapy alright? How is your experience with rheumatoid ...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. The medications you are taking are all good, but rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease. So, you have to take medicine for the long term. The effect of rheumatoid arthritis varies from patient to patient. In some people, after taking prop...  Read Full »

Should I try steroid medicines for my rheumatoid arthritis?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis two years back. I am on Ayurveda treatment and have taken Panchakarma treatment as well. There is a slight improvement, but still, my swelling on the left knee is not coming down, and recently a pain in the left wrist has begun. My ESR and CCP ...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query and saw all the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). In RA (rheumatoid arthritis), allopathic medicines like painkillers and corticosteroids are prescribed which will give you temporary relief, but in the long term, these m...  Read Full »

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