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Can spices help my arthritis?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
In Japan, they've learned that turmeric, an antioxidant, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory spice, helps with arthritis by soothing joints -- and it's even been shown to promote weight loss. Just add a half-cup of turmeric to a warm bath.
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Stephen Wechsler
Chiropractic Medicine

Turmeric is a wonder anti-inflammatory spice. Use it on your food by the teaspoon, take it in a pill form powder or extract or as a recommend, put some directly into water and drink it.

Cayenne Pepper though a nightshade can be found in many topical remedies or creams. Try out a small area and see how you respond.

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