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Got Arthritis? 3 Steps to Heal Your Joints Naturally

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: Arthritis can be painful, and the traditional treatments used may not always work.
Air Date: 2/4/15
Duration: 10
Host: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Guest Bio: Jacob Teitelbaum, MD
Jacob Teitelbaum head shotJacob Teitelbaum, MD, is a board certified internist and Medical Director of the national Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers and Chronicity.

He is author of the popular free iPhone application "Cures A-Z," and author of the best-selling book From Fatigued to Fantastic! (Avery/Penguin Group), Pain Free 1-2-3 — A Proven Program for Eliminating Chronic Pain Now (McGraw-Hill), Three Steps to Happiness: Healing Through Joy (Deva Press 2003), Beat Sugar Addiction NOW! (Fairwinds Press, 2010), and his newest book Real Cause, Real Cure (Rodale Press, July 15, 2011).

Dr. Teitelbaum knows CFS/fibromyalgia as an insider — he contracted CFS when he was in medical school and had to drop out for a year to recover. In the ensuing 25 years, he has dedicated his career to finding effective treatment.
Got Arthritis? 3 Steps to Heal Your Joints Naturally
Even though you may associate arthritis as something elderly people get, you can actually get it at any age.

Arthritis is a combination of diseases that affect your musculoskeletal system (specifically your joints) and has characteristics of swelling, stiffness, inflammation, and pain.

According to the Arthritis Foundation, there are more than 50 million Americans living with arthritis. Most treatments for arthritis include pain relievers, medications, surgery (depending on the severity), and certain exercises.

What are the steps you can do to heal your joints naturally?
  • Proper nutrition using vitamins and glucosamine sulfate, calcium, MSM
  • Ease your joints with curamin, boswellia cherry, and comfrey topical cream
  • Use your joints by reclaiming your range of motion (use heating pads or herb bags)
Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, joins Dr. Holly to discuss what arthritis is, as well as the four steps you can use to heal naturally.