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9 Unconventional Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Pomegranates

Extract from this exotic fruit decreased joint tenderness by 62% in one small, 12-week study. The researchers credit pomegranates' antioxidants, which reduce inflammation and repair cell damage. The extract included the same number of antioxidants as in one serving of pomegranate juice. Plus, parts of the peel are shown to have anti-inflammatory properties.

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Biologic RA medicines can be injected in the front of your thighs or abdomen. Injection sites should be rotated so that the same site is not used repeatedly.