Ayurveda, treatment is aimed towards complete cure from disease. It has the best answers to many diseases, it can be helpful to show the path towards healthy living.
Winter is characteristically like Vata Dosha (dry and cold) and has a harmful effect on joints. With the progress of age, problems like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, idiopathic arthritis, or ankylosing spondylosis become common and winter causes a lot of joints pain.
Whether the joint pain/weather connection is scientifically true or not, you can still use these arthritis pain-relief tips when your aching joints act up in winter.
What Can You Do
=> Dress warmly
=>Let warm water comfort you
=>Herbs and other Supplements
=>Specialized oil therapy
What Should You Eat
Based on three doshas: Vata (air), Pitta (fire), and Kapha (water and earth). A dosha is a primary element, or energy, that exists in the body.
The recommended diet for those living with RA is similar to those of the ayurvedic condition amavata. Amavata refers to a disease of the joints and causes similar symptoms to RA. For amavata, Ayurveda recommends a diet that pacifies, or balances out, Vata.
Examples of foods to eat on this diet include:
Lukewarm water or water boiled with ginger root, to help with digestion and remove toxins.
=> Easy to digest grains like cooked oats, rice, and cream of wheat
=>Lentils, Dal, Mung Miso, Tofu and Beans
=> Ginger, Turmeric, and Garlic, which are anti-inflammatory and helps with digestion
What Oils To Use
Dhanvantara Taila is used to treat arthiritis, rheumatoid arthritis, joint pain, inflammation, and nerve disorders. It is also used post-delivery by women for massaging purposes. Very effective for external application in several vata disorders like convulsion, diplegia, hemiplegia, dysuria and anuria. The massage of the oil nourishes infants and the puerperal mother. It is recuperative taila for exhausted and overworked persons. The “mridupaka” of this taila is used for oral consumption in certain heart diseases under strict medical supervision. “Nasya” with this taila cures hiccups.