Arthritis manifests itself in pain in the joints, bones, tendons or ligaments.
These ailments were called ‘rheumatism; it is a term that is no longer used in current medical jargon. One in two French people suffer from joint pain and this has a considerable impact on their quality of life in general.
When several joints are affected by this inflammation, it is called polyarthritis. This condition can be caused by trauma or simply by natural wear and tear, but it can also be
caused by an autoimmune disease that causes the body to attack its own tissues and in this case, it is the joints that are damaged.
The different forms of arthritis
It is the most common condition characterized by the deterioration of the cartilage between the joints. It usually affects the knees, hip, feet, or spine.
It rarely occurs before your 40s but can be caused by being overweight and aging.
It is an inflammatory disease that affects the hands, wrists or even the feet. It appears between the ages of 40 and 60 and most often affects women. Its cause can be hereditary or due to an autoimmune disease.
The pain of arthritis may be worse at rest, so the sufferer may feel immediate discomfort upon waking up and without taking anti-inflammatory treatment, the joints will continue to sag because when the inflammation is removed, the joints are less affected.
Not to mention that most of these conditions become chronic and cause the cartilage to wear down, especially over time.
However, there are ways to reduce the risk of arthritis by maintaining a healthy weight first and then exercising to maintain good joint mobility and muscle mass.
support, not to mention rest, relaxation and a good nights sleep. The goal is to find a balance between moments of relaxation and activity.
Natural remedy for arthritis pain
In addition to drugs that certainly offer quick pain relief but harmful to health, there is a natural remedy that will allow you to relieve your pain without side effects.
It is a remedy made from apple cider vinegar and cayenne pepper powder and fresh ginger.
Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar contains calcium, magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus that the body needs to reduce pain. It is rich in antioxidants, beta-carotene and acetic acid preventing damage to cells and the onset of degenerative diseases like arthritis.
This ingredient is known for its spicy and tangy taste. Its active component is capsaicin which is a substance known to relieve pain by having an action on the sensory nerves.
Ginger has been known since ancient times for its natural anti-inflammatory and analgesic qualities.
Indeed, the leukotriene (lipids) and prostaglandins (unsaturated fatty acids) it contains give it the role of a powerful anti-inflammatory.
In addition, its compounds such as shoagols, gingerols and paradols, act as painkillers.
– 2 tablespoons of cayenne pepper powder, organic
– 1 cup of apple cider vinegar
– 1 tablespoon of grated ginger, organic
Add the ginger and cayenne pepper to the apple cider vinegar, then mix until you get a smooth paste.
Apply this preparation to the painful areas, twice a day with a break time of 20 to 30 minutes. Then rinse off with lukewarm water and pat dry gently.
You can keep the rest of the preparation in the refrigerator for later use.
It is advisable to wash your hands well after applying this mixture to avoid irritating the mucous membranes or eyes.
It is possible to feel tingling on the first application.
But if you notice the appearance of redness or stinging after the second application, discontinue use of this remedy.