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Rheumatoid arthritis: How Ozone can help

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Rheumatoid arthritis: How Ozone can help

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is traditionally considered a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disorder that causes the immune system to attack the joints. It is a disabling and painful inflammatory condition, which can lead to substantial loss of mobility due to pain and joint destruction. RA is a systemic disease, often affecting extra-articular tissues throughout the body including the skin, blood vessels, heart, lungs, and muscles.

The name is derived from the Greek Rheumatos means “flowing”, and this initially gave rise to the term ‘rheumatic fever’, an illness that can follow throat infections and which includes joint pain. The suffix -oid means “resembling”, i.e. resembling rheumatic fever. Arthr means “joint” and the suffix -itis, a “condition involving inflammation”. Thus rheumatoid arthritis was a form of joint inflammation that resembled rheumatic fever.

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, inflammatory, multisystem autoimmune disorder. It is commonly polyarticular; that is, it affects many joints. Inflammation, soft tissue swelling, and the involvement of multiple joints are common signs and symptoms that distinguish rheumatoid and other inflammatory arthritis from non-inflammatory arthritis such as osteoarthritis.

The joints are usually affected initially asymmetrically and then in a symmetrical fashion as the disease progresses. The pain generally improves with use of the affected joints, and there is usually stiffness of all joints in the morning that lasts over one hour. Thus, the pain of rheumatoid arthritis is usually worse in the morning compared to the classic pain of osteoarthritis where the pain worsens over the day as the joints are used. Extra-articular manifestations also distinguish rheumatoid arthritis from osteoarthritis (hence it is a multisystemic disease). For example, most RA patients also suffer with anemia, either as a consequence of the disease itself (anaemia of chronic disease) or as a consequence of gastro- intestinal bleeding as a side effect of drugs used in treatment, especially NSAIDs used for analgesia. Hepatosplenomegaly may occur with concurrent leukopaenia (Felty’s syndrome), and lymphocytic infiltration may affect the salivary and lacrimal glands (Sjögren’s syndrome). Pericarditis, pleurisy, alveolitis, scleritis, and subcutaneous nodules are other features.

Ozone Therapy can help with rheumatoid arthritis as ozone can fight inflammation, reduce pain, decrease swelling, breaks up uric acid, enhance calcium uptake and ozone speeds up recovery of damaged tissues. Ozone will also help fight osteoporosis, heart disease, dementia, Alzheimer’s, poor blood circulation, stroke, heart attack and immune disorders.

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  • Dee - Jan 5, 2016

    You explained what R is. …BUT NOTHING ON HOW OZONE HELPS? ???

  • Louise Pyper - Jan 5, 2016

    Dear Dee,

    As seen in the last paragraph. “Ozone Therapy can help with rheumatoid arthritis as ozone can fight inflammation, reduce pain, decrease swelling, breaks up uric acid, enhance calcium uptake and ozone speeds up recovery of damaged tissues.”

    Please feel free to contact us should you have any specific questions.

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  • Joann Bentley - Mar 27, 2021

    I have Rheumatoid Arthritis & Sjogrens. What do you recommend Ozone that would be beneficial for me. I will need to know what to purchase and how to use it. I also am interested in if you have a device that can be placed into the mouth ? I have dental crowns etc and I have always thought that after I. Had a bunch of crowns and some were not set properly that bacteria leached into my body causing this autoimmune illness. I am a RN so I will follow your instructions exactly. Thank you & im so grateful I finally found this site.

  • Admin - Mar 29, 2021

    Hi Joann,

    Thank you for reaching out to us.

    Please be on the lookout for an email from your team regarding your enquiry.

    Kind regards,

    The Salvagente Team

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