Arthritis and joint pain are common conditions, and while they are not life-threatening, there is no doubt that they can impact considerably on quality of life. While conventional medicine offers an array of painkilling drugs, there do not provide effective relief for everyone, and many medications have toxic side-effects some individuals are keen to avoid.
For those seeking an alternative to conventional approaches, help is at hand. Through his extensive research and experience with literally thousands of patients over the last 15 years, Dr John Briffa reveals the common causes of joint pain and arthritis, and how to combat them using natural, self-help strategies. In this audio Dr Briffa covers:The two main forms of arthritis, and the features that set them apart
The potential underlying causes of joint inflammation (rheumatoid arthritis)
The tests that can be useful for pinpointing the cause of joint inflammation
The dietary changes that can help reduce inflammation in the joints
The natural supplements that can help combat 'wear and tear' arthritis, including glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate
Dr Briffa is a lecturer, broadcaster, and an award-winning health writer. He is a former columnist for both the Daily Mail and the Observer and has contributed to over 80 magazines and newspapers in the UK and abroad. He has written six books on the subject of nutrition and natural health. He is in private practice in London, and his aim is to assist individuals identify and remedy the underlying cause of long-term symptoms and conditions. www.drbriffa.com Download and start listening now!