Omega 3 and 6 for arthritis and joint pain

Fatty acids for arthritis

The joint pain is a typical symptom of arthritis, and occurs in both men and women. Osteoarthritis is the most common arthritis, but other types of arthritis: rheumatoid arthritis, gout, infectious arthritis, Reiter's disease, arthritis, lupus, psoriatic arthritis.

As we age, the constant movement of the joints causes wear of the joint. Toxic wastes that circulate in the blood, dead cells, uric acid, inorganic acids and fluids accumulate in the various joints and cause inflammation and pain.

The continued inflammation can damage the joints. In some cases, the cartilage that covers the ends of bones wears away and ends up having a rubbing bone to bone causing extreme pain.

Conditions and lifestyles that contribute to arthritis

  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Heritage
  • Malnutrition
  • Maldigestion
  • Dehydration
  • Allergies
  • Repetitive use of fingers, hands, legs or arms
  • Body injuries - sports or accidents

Arthritis is a difficult disease to treat because there is usually more than one cause. Many times working on a single cause may not help enough to relieve pain. So learn about the many causes that contribute to arthritis along with the use of different supplements and changes in lifestyles are essential to combat the symptoms of arthritis.

Omega 3 and 6 and joint pain

The use of omega-3 and 6 is known to provide anti-inflammatory benefits. Other articles in SaludBio on fatty acids explained that digestion or metabolism of omega-3 fatty acids ultimately produce prostaglandins. It comes to the prostaglandins that provide relief for its ability antiinflammatory.

Thus, by the use of omega-3 fatty acids, GLA and EPA / DHA or fish oil supplements, you can get relief from pain and inflammation of arthritis. This helps avoid further damage to the joints.

It is recommended that you use a good dose of some of the different oils:

  • * Borage oil
  • * Primrose Oil - Evening Primrose Oil
  • * NKO Krill Oil
  • * Fish oil
  • * The flax seed oil

Omega-3 fatty acids and the stomach mucosa

The use of these oils spread over the day will help you feel like it reduces the stiffness and pain. An additional benefit of using these oils is protection of the coating having GLA in the mucosa of the stomach.

The standard treatment for arthritis is the use of NSAIDs and COX-2. These, however, have undesirable side effects, such as attacking the stomach lining. Hundreds of deaths and emergency room visits associated with NSAID use. You can avoid many problems if you add to your treatment against arthritis oils fatty acids in your diet.

Using fatty acid oils can reduce arthritis pain and protect the stomach lining from acid attack.

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