Rheumatoid Arthritis is an inflammatory disease that is marked by pain and swelling in joints. This discomfort can make it tough to be as active as you would like. However, a little bit of exercise goes a long way, and can actually improve your symptoms greatly. So, the question is, how do you do this without making your condition worse?
The word mindfulness might conjure images of meditation, yoga, and other mainstream new age trends. At a first glance, that wasn’t for me or my lifestyle. But the more I learned about mindfulness and how simple it was, my health improved dramatically!
So what is mindfulness, anyway?
Mindfulness is defined as: a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. Continue reading How Mindfulness Can Improve Your Health: A Scientific Explanation
Rheumatoid arthritis can make doing even the smallest tasks around the house unbearable. The good news is that you have natural remedies for your joint pain sitting in your own kitchen! The bad news is that… you still have to do your housework. If you have a few days before you can see your doctor, or experience short periods of soreness, check out these natural remedies: Continue reading Natural Remedies Series: 4 Antidotes for Arthritis You Can Use at Home