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5 Ways to STOP Arthritis Pain… WITHOUT Drugs!

With 31 million people suffering from the debilitating pain and stiffness of arthritis, you’d think Big Pharma would have come up with a solution.

They would do a gangbusters business.

Instead, all they have to offer are painkillers that rarely work… and only cover up your pain.

But if you’re looking for something more… something BETTER… you’ve come to the right place.

Here are five natural treatments that are proven to reduce arthritis pain.

Fish Oil

Taking just one gram of fish oil per day can reduce your arthritis pain. That’s because the essential fatty acids in the oil help reduce inflammation in your joints.

A meta-analysis published in 2010 found that fish oil decreased joint tenderness and stiffness so much that it reduced or eliminated the need for NSAIDs.

Vitamin K

Getting plenty of vitamin K from foods like kale, spinach, and parsley can be helpful because the nutrient is essential for “vitamin-K-dependent” proteins that are located in your bones and cartilage. This means that getting enough vitamin K can promote bone growth and repair—two key factors in reducing the risk of arthritis.


Studies show that ginger is just as effective as ibuprofen at improving pain, joint swelling, and range of motion in people with arthritis.

Weight Loss

No, this one isn’t a nutrient or supplement, but it’s too important not to mention. Arthritis is a condition of too much wear and tear on your joints, which causes them to break down over time. Being overweight is like adding salt to the wound, since it increases strain on your joints and causes even more inflammation in the body.

Studies verify that when overweight or obese people lost weight, it eased their arthritis symptoms.


This one isn’t a supplement either, but it’s a drug-free solution that works. Exercise can actually stop the breakdown of cartilage—which means it stops the progression of the disease.

In fact, walking for just 10 minutes per day can reduce the risk of becoming disabled in people with knee arthritis.