Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Rheumatoid Arthritis is a form of chronic arthritis which is characterized by inflammation of the hand and feet joints. Since it is an auto-immune disorder, the body’s own cells affect the lining of the joints leading to swelling and tremendous pain. In severe cases, rheumatoid arthritis is known to affect internal organs as well. This inflammatory disease is more prevalent amongst women as compared to men.

Common Causes of Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Genetics leading to auto-immune condition.
  • Age
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Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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  • Pain in joints and muscles
  • Swelling of joints
  • Stiffness of joints
  • Tenderness and weakness in joint regions
  • Lumps or redness of skin
  • Prickling and tingling (Pins and needles)
  • Flaring of swelling and pain
  • Physical deformity

Siddha Healing for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is considered to be incurable, but its progression can be slowed down by various methods. However, Chakrasiddh uses marma therapy in combination with massage techniques to facilitate better flow of energy and blood through the body. The massage techniques and yoga can help in relieving the patient of pain. The holistic approach of this ancient healing method helps arthritis patients lead life in manner that minimizes the effect of the disease.

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