Herbal Medicines for Arthritis Not Backed By Evidence

 Photo by  Lisa Hobbs

Photo by Lisa Hobbs

"Current pharmacological management is largely focused upon reduction of pain and of inflammation with the use of NSAIDs [painkillers] and Tylenol, offering only temporary pain relief at the expense of known adverse effects associated with NSAID use," [Dr. Robert Graham] added. "Patients have and will continue to use herbal and dietary supplements with hopes of finding the 'cure' for osteoarthritis pain, many times without sharing this with a conventional medical professional."

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