Stiff aching joints, creaky knees, swollen fingers, pain getting up or sitting down… in fact, pain when you’re even moving at all!
Yep, it’s your arthritis playing up.
Arthritis is a common and painful condition that causes inflammation and swelling in the joints. There are more than 100 different forms of arthritis and its related conditions.
Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the US. It’s estimated that around 23% of US adults suffer from some form of it. It occurs more frequently with age, and it’s even more common among women.
The pain from arthritic joints can have a huge impact on your quality of life. That’s why many people end up popping anti inflammatory drugs or getting cortisone injections – which have their own nasty side-effects.
What many sufferers don’t realize is that their pain is worsened by the food they’re putting in their mouths everyday!
Today’s Western diet is FULL of foods that cause inflammation in the body, especially the liver. And when the liver is inflamed, the amount of inflammatory chemicals in your bloodstream can increase, causing more pain and swelling in your joints.
Researchers have identified the foods that are known to worsen your arthritis symptoms – and some of them might shock you!