How can I support myself naturally?
Dietary tips to help reduce inflammation
Oily fish (salmon, sardines, mackerel), flaxseed oil, chia seeds, nuts and seeds.
A wide variety of vegetables will have an alkalising effect which helps balance any acidity.
TURMERIC & GINGER
Both naturally anti-inflammatory.
Naturally anti-inflammatory and long believed to have immune supporting benefits.
Rich in flavanoids which are powerful antioxidants.
BLUE & BLACK BERRIES
These dark blue and black berries are loaded with antioxidants.
For some people with osteoarthritis, the Nightshade family of foods have been a problem. These foods include tomatoes, aubergine, peppers (including chillies) and potatoes. First try the tips above and if symptoms persist then consider eliminating these nightshade foods to see if that makes a difference.
Supplements to support Osteoarthritis
Support for Rheumatoid arthritis
- Turmeric and Omega 3 – both for anti-inflammatory support
- Vitamin D – optimal levels of vitamin D have been shown to be important for supporting auto-immune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis as vitamin D has immunomodulating properties.