Arthritis is characterized by stiff, aching, hard to move joints and bones. There are two main kinds, osteo and rheumatoid, both affect the joint in different ways and that is why the question how to treat arthritis naturally has increased. To get rid of arthritis, you can try the below discussed home remedies.

Lose Weight
Losing a few kilos can improve joint health and reduce the potential risk of developing arthritis about 50 percent. Extra weight puts more pressure on your joints especially your knees, hips, and feet. When the stress is reduced on your joints by losing weight then it also improves your mobility, decreases pain, and prevent from future joint pain.

Physical activity is essential for people with arthritis, whether walking around your apartment or go to parks. Strengthening exercises, such as isometric and isotonic exercises helps keep your joints functioning better for a longer amount of time. Regular movement helps to maintain flexibility in your joints

Soaking In Epsom Salt
Epsom salt contains magnesium sulfate which is a wonderful substance, occurring natural mineral. It has been used to get relief from pain for years, due to containing high levels of magnesium in it.

Though ginger contains natural anti-inflammatory properties, it helps in treating arthritis. Applying ginger oil provides relief in pain and by eating a raw ginger also reduces the arthritis pain.

Turmeric, the common spice should be added to our dishes, which contains a chemical called curcumin that may be able to reduce arthritis pain. It also contains anti-inflammatory properties which imparts swelling of joints.

Hot And Cold Therapy
Take two containers, fill one with cold water and a tray of ice cubes and the other with hot water at a temperature you can tolerate to touch. Put the hurting joint for a minute to both of hot and cold containers. Simple hot and cold treatment can make a potential difference when it comes to arthritis pain.

These helpful fatty acids may reduce joint stiffness by adding them to your diet. Omega-3 foods such as flax seeds, chia seeds, and salmon are the great sources that reliefs your pain. You can take fish oil capsules supplement, rich in omega 3 fatty acids to reduce the pain.

Vitamin C
Vitamin C not only helps produce collagen, a major component of joints, but sweeps the body of destructive free radicals, which are harmful to joints. High-C foods include sweet peppers, peaches, melon, broccoli, oranges and strawberries. Also increase the intake of calcium in your daily routine by having dairy products such as milk and yogurt.

Sun Bath
Many people with arthritis are deficient in vitamin D, studies found that getting more vitamin D may protect joints from arthritis damage. Boost your D levels, by getting in the sun for 10 to 15 minutes daily, it will synthesize your body to what it needs.

Olive Oil
The consistency of olive oil makes your joints ease. Rub a bit of olive oil onto your sore joints twice a day, massaging in to each one gently.

Regular Massage
A massage can release tension around arthritic joints and ease the stress being put on your bones and help you to relax. Mustard oil and camphor massage is very essential in arthritis.

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