Arthritis is an auto-immune disease that causes inflammation of the joints. This inflammation is chronic in nature and does not subside on its own. It causes destruction of the joint tissue. Age factors, repetitive stress injuries, excess body weight, infections of the joints are the common causes for arthritis. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis. Osteo arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis and Gout are the common types of arthritis. Different types of arthritis have different symptoms and the symptoms vary in severity from person to person. Pain, swelling, stiffness, tenderness, redness and warmth are the common symptoms for Arthritis. Since Homeopathy essentially works on the principle of correcting and strengthening the body’s immunity. Therefore, Homeopathic medicines are able to get the whole process moving in the right direction by correcting the deranged immunity of the patient.
BestHomoeopathic remedies for Arthritis:
Arnica Montana:One of the best Homoeopathic remedies for Arthritis. Sore, bruised pain like paralytic weakness in the joints, chiefly of the hip and knee. Want of strength in the knee, with failing of the joint when walking. Tension in the knee, as from contraction of the tendons. Sensation of soreness in the legs. Inflammatory erysipelatous swelling of the feet with pain. Arthritis symptoms are increased by movement. Tingling in the legs and feet. Mind symptoms are Hypochondriacal anxiety with fear of dying and disagreeable temperament. Declines to answer any questions.Great agitation and anguish, with groans.Unfitness for exertion, and indifference to work. Over excitement and excessive moral sensibility.Great sensitiveness of the mind with anxiety and restlessness.Tendency to be frightened and quarrelsome.Depression of spirits and absence of mind. Unconsciousness like fainting after mechanical injuries.
Rhus toxicodendron:This is one of the wonderful remedies for Arthritis. Tearing pain in tendons and ligaments. Rheumatic pains in extremities and loins.Soreness of bones relieved by continues motion. Limbs very stiff and paralyzed. Tenderness of joints. Crawling sensation in tips of fingers worse by cold, damp weather and night. Patient is very anxious, sad and excessive anguish, especially in evening and at night, with wish for solitude and inclination to weep.Restlessness which will not suffer the patient to remain seated and compels him to throw himself about in bed.Anguish with fear of death and sighs.Suicidal mania. Helplessness and profound despondency.Uneasiness respecting one’s children, affairs, and the future, with want of self-confidence.Weakness of memory and forgetfulness, cannot remember the most recent events. Delusions of the imagination and visions.
Bryonia Alba:Stitching and tearing pain in joints increased by least movement and sudden change of weather. Pain and stiffness of joints with redness, hot and swelling. Every spot is painful on pressure.Anxiety and inquietude, with fear of the future.Frequent tearswith fear of death.Restlessness, with fear of the future. Fear, with desire to run away. Discouragement, aversion to conversation.Exceedingly irritable and inclined to be angry. After having been angry patient is chilly, has a red face and heat in the head.Momentary absence of mind.Desire for things which are rejected when obtained. Delirium and unconsciousness at night and ravings about the transactions of the day.