Many people experience stiff joints as they become older. Years of use can wear joints, muscles, and bones down. After waking up, many people suffer stiff joints. When you lie down for several hours to sleep, you lose a lot of fluid. It may be more difficult to move joints first thing in the morning as a result of this.
Joint stiffness can be modest, affecting your mobility simply for a few minutes each morning or after sitting for long periods. The stiffness may be more severe, limiting your mobility. Joint stiffness is sometimes accompanied by pain and inflammation. Walking, standing, or putting weight on your joints may become uncomfortable as a result of this.
Age is not the only cause of tight joints. Stiff joints can be caused by several factors. Arthritis, lupus, and bursitis are examples of these diseases. Joint mobility can also be affected by lifestyle variables including food and weight.
Doctors can prescribe medicine to relief arthritic pain, but they also frequently recommend natural remedies. Before attempting any arthritis treatment, whether medication-based or not, consult your doctor. But also here are list of Things you can do to Reduce Bone Stiffness and Pain Caused Arthritis.
1. Follow a healthy diet
A diet high in fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole foods can help strengthen your immune system and improve your general health. Dietary choices may have an impact on persons with RA and OA, according to some research. Antioxidants found in a plant-based diet can aid in inflammation reduction by removing free radicals from the body.
A diet high in red meat, processed foods, saturated fat, sugar, and salt, on the other hand, may increase arthritis-related inflammation. These foods can cause obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, and other issues, so they're probably not good for someone with arthritis.
2. Consider getting a massage.
Massage can improve your overall well-being. It may also help to relieve joint stiffness and pain. The ACR/AF does not currently suggest massage because there is insufficient evidence to support its effectiveness. Massage, on the other hand, is unlikely to cause harm and may have additional benefits, such as stress relief.
3. Add turmeric to your diets
Turmeric, a yellow spice popular in Indian cooking, contains the chemical curcumin. Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties can be found in it. In trials, it has been demonstrated to reduce arthritic pain and inflammation. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health cites a study in which researchers fed turmeric to rats. According to the findings, it helped to minimize joint inflammation.
4. Maintain a healthy weight
The severity of your arthritis symptoms may be influenced by your weight. Your knees, hips, and feet, in particular, are put under more strain as you acquire weight. The American College of Rheumatology and Arthritis Foundation (ACR/AF) suggests losing weight if you have OA and are overweight or obese. Your doctor can help you set a weight-loss goal and devise a strategy to help you reach it. By lessening the stress on your joints, losing weight can help:
- Make your mobility better
- Reducing pain and preventing future joint injury
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