Dr. Oz's 7 Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain
Millions more women than men live with pain that lingers for months or even years, but compelling research shows that alternative therapies can offer lasting relief.
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In a study in Arthritis & Rheumatism
, osteoarthritis sufferers who consumed the most vitamin C (an average of 500 milligrams per day) reported less knee pain and were three times less likely to experience a progression of their symptoms over seven to ten years than those consuming the least—possibly due to the vitamin's protective effect on cartilage and bone. Try snacking on C-rich foods like guavas and red peppers.
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As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.