Do Herbal Meds Help Osteoarthritis? Probably Not

Jan 16, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: MediLexicon

A comprehensive review of herbal medicine products in the latest issue of the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin shows that there is little conclusive evidence to justify the widespread use of herbal medicines to relieve the symptoms of the painful joint condition osteoarthritis.

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1 - 13 of 13 Comments Last updated May 31, 2013
Jeremy Parks

Chicago, IL

#1 Jan 27, 2012
Using medication that is not approved by your doctor for osteoporosis may not help with your illness, in fact it could make it worse when you think about the possible side effects the medication may have. Fosamax lawsuits have been built around side effects of these drugs that are supposed to help people. http://www.rotlaw.com/fosamax/
Janine

Torrance, CA

#2 Mar 14, 2012
Indeed herbal medicine has no clinical studies showing how effective it can be in getting rid of any form of health problems such as osteoarthritis. See also http://www.depuypinnaclelawsuit.com/
HumanSpirit

High Springs, FL

#3 Jun 7, 2012
Some very negative , pharmaceutical supporting people on this thread that have already made judgement without knowledge. I have received benefits of the herbal products.
HUMANSPIRIT

Live Oak, FL

#4 Jun 18, 2012
Your doctor could be classified as psychotic (IMO) in not using available treatments in herbal chemistry for your health and welfare. Certainly the pharmaceutical industry has mislead the public whereas herbal products have been around for millions of years and I haven't read of anyone harmed like with the conventional medicines that have killed and maimed millions of persons including children.

I wouldn't have a doctor that didn't incorporate herbal products into their practice.
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sam

Netherlands

#6 Jun 22, 2012
Try this one - it really works - http://www.noflam.com/...
Maybeline T

Chicago, IL

#7 Jun 29, 2012
As far as taking medications go, it is always better to err on the side of caution and to ask a professional. But it also helps to be informed: http://fosamaxbonefractures.typepad.com/blog/
HumanSpirit

Live Oak, FL

#8 Jul 21, 2012
Here,s a hint to investigate. I warn you not to become enraged at your doctor as he doesn't know considering the pharmacutical sales force and the misinformation in his profession

DL pheylalanine.

WHAT DO YOU THINK THE DRUG TESTING WAS ABOUT IN EACH STATE? The pharmaceutical industry wants control of this amino just like they did with the Amino Acid Tryptophan in the same time frameframe as Prozac came in the market. The Republicans (ALEC) are class A slime..
Rossana L

Flushing, NY

#9 Aug 24, 2012
Any evidence that herbal or alternative medications work is anecdotal at best so if anyone claims that these alternative forms of medication works they should do a great deal of research and ask their healthcare provider first before taking any. http://www.fosamaxclassactionlawsuit.com
HumanSpirit

Interlachen, FL

#10 Aug 25, 2012
Healthcare providers receive their information from the pharmacutical industry. The pharmacutical Industry has been less then truthful in their research of drugs killing thousands worldwide.

http://tv.naturalnews.com/v.asp...
Holli

Atlanta, GA

#11 Sep 14, 2012
Remember that before you start taking any medication or undergo any treatment, make sure that it is doctor recommended. It is important that you go through a medical check up first to determine the proper medication you should take. If the medicine prescribed doesn't seem to take its effect on you, ask your doctor for an alternative one.

See http://www.depuyhipreplacementlawsuit.com .

Since: Jan 13

Miami, FL

#13 Feb 15, 2013
Almost 99% we trust on our doctors and their suggestions. There are few times where these herb medication works without any doctors prescriptions.
HumanSpirit

Lake Butler, FL

#14 Feb 15, 2013
Holli wrote:
Remember that before you start taking any medication or undergo any treatment, make sure that it is doctor recommended. It is important that you go through a medical check up first to determine the proper medication you should take. If the medicine prescribed doesn't seem to take its effect on you, ask your doctor for an alternative one.
See http://www.depuyhipreplacementlawsuit.com .
Vioxx, Statin drugs along with the pharmaceutical mind drugs and many other drugs is a good reason to question any drug prescribed by any doctor and to look for alternative medication
George

Kaysville, UT

#15 May 31, 2013
Meds can be helpful, but I found the acuknee from acuknee.com and this has helped me tremendously.

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