Even 1% of world population suffers from rheumatoid arthritis. It affects people of all ages and the main symptom is joint pain. It is a disease that still cannot be cured, but there are ways to live a quality life even with it.
Joint pain and rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis develops slowly and in some stages. First symptoms are exhaustion, lack of energy, sleepiness and lack of appetite. In the next phase the illness progresses followed by joint pain and morning stiffness of the joints. This is the stage when it is easy to diagnose. This characteristic morning stiffness becomes more serious and lasts longer and it is finally followed by severe joint pain that can lasts during the day.
What can you do?
There is not a medicine yet that can cure rheumatoid arthritis, but there are a lot of things that can relive the symptoms and slow the progression of the disease.
The most important thing to do is try to soothe the joint pain that is the main symptom. Other important thing is to watch what you eat, and provide your body with all needed amounts of calcium vitamin D and nutrients from quality natural products. You also have to engage in some kind of physical activity and get rid of nasty habits like smoking that can harm you more.
Lemon and olive oil for joint pain
There is also a variety of natural remedies that can help you keep the disease in control and relive joint pain. This is a recipe that can relive you from joint pain and requires only two ingredients: lemon and olive oil.
Lemon has a variety of health benefits for the human health. It has positive effects on digestive and respiratory problems, and because it contains a high level of vitamin C it is natural immunity booster.
How to make it and use it
Lemon peel is also very beneficial and you can use it to improve your situation with painful joints, just simply prepare this oil.
Peel of two lemons and put the peels in a jar. Feel the jar up with olive oil, seal it and store it on a dark place for two weeks. After this period strain the oil and it is ready to be applied on your painful joints.
Apply the oil on the affected areas, massaging it on the skin and then it is recommended to wrap the places with bandage. Leave it overnight. If you can’t apply bandage then apply the oil and lay still for about 3-4 hours.