Chronic rheumatoid arthritis is more common among female. Most of the people would think rheumatoid arthritis develops only after middle age. In fact, rheumatoid arthritis mostly develops in the age from 20 to 30, which starts off with mild symptoms that are often ignored.
Rheumatoid arthritis happens when human's immune system reacts toward certain substance in body. One of the most important steps in treating rheumatoid arthritis is to discover and treat it early. For those already developed rheumatoid arthritis, about 20% of the patients get it cured within half a year. Thus, when you realiaze something different on your body, please get it diagnosed and treated as early as possible.
5 common symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
If you have the below specified symptoms, you might already develop rheumatoid arthritis:
- Feeling pain at fingers' second or third joint.
- Feeling pain around wrist.
- After waking up, cannot seem to control movement of fingers on both hands.
- Lossing weight, getting tired easily or feeling sleep after meal.
- Feeling pain at knee joint.
Vitamin C and Vitamin E are not only effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis, but also effective in prevention.
Vitamin C helps immune system to function normally. It also stimulates secretion of steroid hormone, which suppresses pain and strengthens joint and surrounding connective tissues. Ideally, take Vitamin C three times daily after meal. Daily consumption is 1 to 3 gram.
Vitamin C – food source
- Green vegetables
Vitamin E promotes blood vessels around joints to expand and encourages blood circulation and improves metabolism. Take Vitamin E three times daily after meal. Daily consumption is 150 to 300 milligram.
Vitamin E – food source
- Sesame oil
- Sunflower seed
- Green vegetables
- Egg yolk
- Rapeseed oil
- Wheat germ oil
- Nuts (peanuts, walnuts, almonds, pine nuts, hazelnuts, ginkgo, lotus seeds, melon seeds)
Vitamin B6 helps to generate protein that makes immune system normal. For treating rheumatoid arthritis, take at least 60 milligram of Vitamin B6 daily, split in three times after meal.
Vitamin B6 – food source
- Whole grains