- Q How do cherries ease arthritis symptoms?
Dr. Grant Cooper, Physical Medicine & RehabilitationCherries are a traditional folk medicine remedy for arthritis. They are rich in antioxidants such as flavonoids (including quercetin, a flavonoid that is believed to have particularly potent antioxidant activity), vitamin C, and beta-carotene. Several... Full Answer
- Q Why can exercising in a swimming pool help heal arthritis?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineIf it hurts too much to walk, exercise in a (preferably) warm swimming pool. The buoyancy of the water takes the weight off your joints and allows you to recondition. Pool exercises have been shown to be even more effective than regular walking for... Full Answer