Unlike osteoarthritis, which damages your joints over time and only affects the surface of them, rheumatoid arthritis affects the lining of your joints and causes a painful swelling that may eventually lead to bone erosion and joint deformity.

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that affects the joints as well as the skin, eyes, lungs, blood vessels, and sometimes other organs of the body. It happens when your immune system attacks your own body’s tissues inadvertently.

Rheumatoid arthritis is much more common in women than in men, and although it can strike at any age, it typically develops after the age of 40.

Rheumatoid nodules, which are firm tissue bumps under the skin on your arms, tender, warm, swollen joints, morning stiffness that may last for hours, fatigue, fever, and weight loss are all possible signs and symptoms of the condition.


The use of RHUS TOX 1M is recommended if you have joint pain that worsens after resting and gradually improves after moving around or walking. It also works well in weather that is damp and rainy because it suppresses perspiration.

BRYONIA ALBA 30 —Bryonia is also used when there is inflamation around the joints causing red hot swelling. These symptoms are quite typical of ostearthritis pains where the articular surface of joints have gotten eroded and are inflamed.

LEDUM PAL. 200–this is used more for pains in small joints when they are swollen, hot, and painful; patient feels chilly, but does not like to be covered as his pains are better by cold. In chronic cases, chalk stone oozes from the finger joints.

CAUSTICUM 1M-It is indicated whenever there are severe tearing pains in limbs that are relieved by warmth, Cold increases all pains, restlessness at night due to pain, cracking and tension in joints, stiffness in the hollow of the knees, and more.

ARNICA MONTANA 200-Arnica is an excellent homeopathic remedy when the pain in joints is caused by a fall or injury. It is also a great homeopathic remedy when there is extreme pain all over the body and every joint hurts. The whole body feels bruised and sore; as if it had been beaten with sticks. The patient desires to be alone and is better by gentle movements for a short time, worse by vigorous movements.

ACTEA SPICATA 3X-One of the best homeopathic treatments for joint pains when the hands’ joints are involved. This medication is especially helpful when the wrist joint is involved. The main indications for the use of this medication for joint pains are: rheumatic pain in small joints of hands and wrist; wrist is swollen hot and swells after least exertion or movement/use of hand.

CHINIUM SUPH 30-is the most recommended medication for sudden onset of acute articular rheumatism, which is distinguished from sudden onset of rheumatoid arthritis by the sudden onset of severe joint pains throughout the body in all articular joints.

PULSATILLA 200–is a great homeopathic treatment for joint pain, especially if it shifts from one joint to another. This is usually caused by changes in the menstrual cycle. The patient tends to cry easily and needs sympathy. The pain is worse in the evening, at night, and when lying on the painful side.

PHYTOLACCA 30-. Joint pains that shift suddenly enough to feel like electric shocks to the patient are a sign of this.

Colchicum 30 is an excellent homeopathic treatment for severe Rheumatoid Arthritis pain. The affected areas are red, hot, and swollen, with tears of pain that are worse at night, in the evening, and when touched. Other symptoms include pain in the heels, edematous swelling of the legs and feet, and sharp pain down the left arm.

RADIUM BROMIDE 30—It is extremely helpful in treating chronic rheumatoid arthritis, which causes severe pain in all the limbs and joints, including the knees, ankles, toes, calves, hip joints, and others.

Extreme pain in the left knee, femur, and hip joints (TONGO 3X).

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