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.

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 …