There have long been claims that nightshade-family vegetables cause or contribute to inflammation. Research has generally shown the reverse, although with some exceptions.
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition that can cause pain and inflammation throughout the joints of the body. Recent research suggests a number of natural treatment approaches might be able to help control symptoms of the condition.
While often thought of as a treatment for constipation, there are other, safer uses of castor oil, including topical applications for joint pain.
Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is a naturally-occurring, fatty compound found in eggs, peanuts and soybeans that has anti-inflammatory activity that might be relevant for a number of different health conditions.
Peripheral neuropathy is a common condition that can cause significant pain and dysfunction. Several natural treatment approaches appear to hold promise for prevention and treatment.
Fibromyalgia is condition that presents with whole body pain. A number of underlying factors can contribute to the condition and should be evaluated and treated to help relieve symptoms.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common cause of wrist and hand pain. While standard treatments can help, benefits are modest. Some of the latest research suggests potential benefits from alternative approaches.