Arthritis can weaken your digestive function and affect your joints and soft tissues, causing inflammation, possible hearing loss and other problems. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),16 more than 54 million American have arthritis in some form. Typical therapies include analgesics and other remedies such as ibuprofen, paracetamol (acetaminophen) and diclofenac.
Unfortunately, as The Ayurveda Experience notes, these drugs reduce symptoms only temporarily and often have side effects that can involve liver and kidney damage, gastrointestinal bleeding and increased risk for heart attack and stroke, cautioning: “In fact, if taken for a long period of time they can have severe side effects including stomach pain, ulceration, heartburn, allergic reactions, liver problem, kidney problems and high blood pressure. Click to read more: