I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis fifteen years ago, and I have had several flare-ups flanked by periods of remission during that time. I'm pleased to say a number of new drug treatments have become available since I was diagnosed, but I've always been keen to explore alternative treatments, such as hydrotherapy, acupuncture, homeopathy and massage, as a way of complementing my medical treatment. I started this blog to document the alternative treatments I've tried and share information about current research into drug-free treatments for managing the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. If you've tried an alternative treatment that's eased your symptoms, I'd love to share your experiences on the blog.

Analgesic Medication: Should You Choose Compounded Drugs?

5 December 2017
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Chronic pain can interfere with your ability to perform your regular activities. Also, the quality of your life and general comfort will decline significantly due to the debilitating aches. Therefore, it is crucial to obtain the right pain management solution to help you suppress the continuous pain. Under ideal circumstances, you will find appropriate drugs for pain relief in your local pharmacy. However, in some cases, the standard analgesics might not work as expected. Read More …

The Different Types Of Aged Care Services

22 October 2017
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Age catches up with all of us. At some point, it will be your own folks or even yourself. At that age, everyone would like to be well taken care of. Aged care ensures that your loved ones are well taken care of. This step might be a challenge as you are faced with a decision whether to register an aging loved one in an aged care service or not. Well, there are different types of aged care services that you can choose from. Read More …

Two Tips To Ensure Your Marriage Survives When Your Family Moves To A New Country

27 June 2017
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Moving house is an emotionally draining task, but moving to a new country adds a whole new level of stress to deal with. Making decisions about shipping personal effects, where to live and what school your children are going to attend is enough to put any marriage under pressure. As someone who is making a move shortly to live in Australia, it is important you are aware of these pressures, so your marriage doesn't fall apart when it all seems too much. Read More …

How a Chiropractor Can Help You in Areas You May Not Have Thought about

29 May 2017
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Over the last couple of decades, chiropractic care has become an important part of the medical industry and a crucial choice if you happen to have any issues of spinal alignment or general movement. A chiropractor is now one of the first people to call if you have any aches and pains linked to muscle fatigue or range of movement. However, did you know that a chiropractor can help you in so many different areas of your life, not directly linked to your spine? Read More …

How to prepare for a medical emergency

5 April 2017
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Medical emergencies can occur at any time. If someone in your household has a health condition which puts them at risk of having a medical emergency (for instance, if they have a serious heart condition which increases their chances of having a heart attack), or if you are simply concerned about your inability to handle this type of situation, read on to learn about the steps you can take to prepare yourself for emergencies of this kind. Read More …