In our never-ending quest to completely cure (with the Lord's help) Mike's RA, we are constantly searching for new tips and ideas to help ease inflammation, reduce joint pain, and see noticeable improvement in mobility.
I was reading through some natural remedy tips for Rheumatoid Arthritis today, and stumbled across something that, for Mike at least, may really help!
Have you ever even heard the term "Nightshade Family"? I hadn't until earlier today! The Nightshade Family is selection of fruits and veggies that contain compound groups of alkaloids. The main culprits are:
- Pepper (sweet and hot) and
Some RA patients have shown great improvement by doing a "nightshade cleanse" where you eliminate all members of the nightshade family from your diet for 2 weeks, then slowly add one back in at a time to see which ones, if any, effect you.
So, tonight, we are starting our Nightshade Cleanse! I will be sure to update this blog with any improvements as we go!
Wish us luck!
For more information on the Nightshade Family, click here!
For more information on the anti-inflammatory diet, click here!