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Rheumatoid Arthritis - cause and treatment


What is Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?

The term Rheumatoid Arthritis is Greek for inflamed joints. It is a chronic long term autoimmune disease, where the body’s own immune system starts attacking the cells, muscles and tendons of different joints. It affects more than 25 million people1, and more than 100 Thousand new cases per year are discovered2

What is the cause of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease, which means that the body’s immune system is the main cause for this disease. Immune cells of the body start attacking synovial membranes (which are the tissues that line most joints). This results in thickening of the joint capsule (which is the covering layer of the joints), as well as adverse effects on the underlying bone and cartilage3.
Genetics were recently introduced as a trigger for developing RA, with a risk of 3 to 5 times that the disease develops in the same family2. Smoking, particularly in men, could also be considered a risk factor for developing RA4.

What are the signs and symptoms of RA?

Of course such condition could be debilitating, and have a tremendous effect on your movement, wellbeing and lifestyle in general. Patients with RA literally have to think twice before even trying to get up to take a walk, visit their family , and even do a simple task as going to the bathroom.

The joints become swollen, warm and painful. The condition starts with small joints as the hands and feet, and gradually moves up to bigger joints as shoulders, knees and the spine5. Other organs are also affected, mainly the skin with a form of rash called the Rheumatic nodules6. On the long run, fibrosis of the lungs7 and amyloidosis of the kidney8 can result from the chronic inflammation. Eventually, the eyes, the heart, the liver and the brain became affected by rheumatoid arthritis, but only if the condition is not properly controlled.

Treatment according to the western medicine tradition

There is no known treatment to cure RA. Antirheumatic drugs such as methotrexate are the most commonly used means of control, to decrease the effect of the immune system on the joints. Anti-inflammatory and pain medications are also used to treat the pain and inflammation of the joints. In advanced cases, surgery will most probably be needed to correct the deformity caused by the long term inflammation.

Treatment according to the natural medicine tradition

Unlike Western Medicine, our solutions focus more on lifestyle changes to accommodate the condition far less invasive and much easier to comply to. Research has shown the effect of natural constituents, such as fish oil, Primavera plant oil, and simple exercises such as Tai-Chi, in reducing the pain and facilitating the lifestyle for the patients living with this chronic condition. With our help, we can design the best plan for you to stop the degeneration of the joins and live normally and happily with the condition.

DisorderFree’s solution

At we support you by re-powering your immune-system. For this we develop the best Natural Medicine solution, personalized specifically for your needs. We look to the self-healing power from the body and find out where the immune system needs support and more power. When the immune system can’t handle the viruses, bacteria parasites, fungi, toxic substances etc anymore, you lose energy in your cells and your body switch from the living modus to the surviving modus.

In most situations when the immune system uses your free energy you feel more tired and less powerful. In the natural medicine tradition we look to the self-healing capacity of the body from a holistic view and we use only the best working ingredients to get you healthy again. This means that we look for the underlying root cause (physical, mental and food) instead of symptoms. Real-life evidence show that cleaning the body helps to re-powering the self-healing capacity of the body.

How do we support you?

We support you with the physical part of the treatment. This means that we develop the best possible Personalized Natural Medicine recipe and herbal formula for your situation. This herbal formula supports your immune-system to clean the blood system, organs and tissues and lymphatic system from viruses, bacteria, parasites, fungi, toxic substances etc.

To develop a Personalized Natural Medicine recipe and produce the herbal formula we need some information from you. After receiving your information, several days later you receive the herbal formula and can start the treatment. During the treatment period your immune system clean your body from viruses, bacteria, parasites, fungi, toxic substances etc.

When the body is clean it can recover and the new cells can be healthy. The total natural treatment is in 3 steps: Step 1: cleaning the blood system (2 months)
Step 2: cleaning the organs and tissues (2 months)
Step 3: cleaning the lymphatic system (2 months)

When the blood is clean you feel more power/energy in your body. The re-powering of your body increase during step 2 and 3 when you clean your organs/tissues and lymphatic system.

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Topics: Rheumatoid arthritis

Professor Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar

Written by Professor Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar

Professor Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar has over 25 years teaching experience in biomedical sciences. Besides teaching, he has a very strong portfolio of academic administration and he is an accomplished researcher in the area of infectious diseases. Dr. Mukhtar received his Ph.D. in Biosciences from the Drexel University of Philadelphia, USA, and also completed a Graduate Certificate in Research Management from Thomas Jefferson University of Philadelphia, USA. He served in various academic/administrative positions in the USA on an outstanding scientist (O-1) visa.