Regardless of age or gender, everyone has experienced uncomfortable bone pain at least once, most often in the back, knees, or wrists. It is estimated that almost 90 percent of people over the age of 65 suffer from rheumatic diseases, but not all of them show the same intensity.
Changes to the joints are visible on x-rays, but the clinical picture and symptoms only occur in a specific group of people. Although cold and humid days are not the cause of rheumatic diseases, they significantly exacerbate the difficulties of the sick.
Changes in atmospheric pressure, humidity, and low temperature affect pain receptors. Because of this, rheumatic conditions, especially painful symptoms, worsen.
In addition to medication, the disease can be alleviated by better menu choices, exercise. For example, people suffering from rheumatism should eat integral products while avoiding white flour products.
They should also discard purine-rich foods that are converted to uric acids, such as beef and pork, beans, peas, lentils, beer, soy products.
Meat can be on the table only twice a week, and due to the presence of arachidonic acid, which plays a significant role in the onset of rheumatic diseases, yolks, Emmental cheese, whipped cream, and lard should be moderately used. Fruits and vegetables, rice, nuts, and vegetable oils do not contain this fatty acid.
Calcium – Some foods accelerate the release of calcium from the bones, while others help the joints work better. People suffering from rheumatism should avoid meat, fatty cheeses, and salami. Any vegetables, especially cabbage and beans, helps better performance joints.
Cabbage – Cabbage wraps are an effective remedy for rheumatic pain. Peel off one large leaf and place it on your cutting board. Hammer the leaves with any kitchen utensil to gently bruise the leaves in order to release some of the cabbage juices. Layer the cabbage leaves around the knee or ankle joint and wrap it in place with gauze. Let the cabbage bandage sit for up to an hour. You can even wear the bandage overnight if it does not irritate your skin.
Diet – People who have rheumatic problems and who are overweight should lose weight gradually. Because being overweight has a particularly detrimental effect on the joints of the legs.
Burdock – Burdock root can help against rheumatism: boil a teaspoon of finely chopped Burdock Root in 500 ml of water for five minutes and leave covered for 10-15 minutes and strain. Drink two tablespoons, twice daily (morning and evening).
Walnut – Mix a liter of unprocessed olive oil and 10 tablespoons of chopped walnut. Keep warm for a month, shaking several times each day. Use the resulting oil to massage the sore spots.
Lilac – Fill a liter and a half jar with lilac flowers (without compaction), pour to the top with olive oil, close well and keep in the sun for 15 days. Use the obtained oil to massage the affected. areas.
Massage – Painful joints will also benefit from a lighter massage of the surrounding muscles. Slight stretching is also recommended.
Bath – Baths in lukewarm water and rubbing the skin around the affected area with a towel can help with rheumatic problems.
St John’s-wort and Rosemary – In a liter of olive oil, place 100 g of dried leaves and flowers of St John’s-wort and 50 g of rosemary leaves, close and store for 30 days in the sun, with occasional shaking. Strain the oil and used for massaging the affected place.
Honey – Mix two kg (70 oz) of honey with two tablespoons of finely ground leaf and flower of the St John’s-wort, rosemary leaf, birch leaves, ginger, and wild lily root. Leave in a sunny place for twenty days, and with the resulting mixture, massage the diseased area for four consecutive days. Take a break of 15 days and then repeat treatment.