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Dietary Treatment for Patients

1. Omega 3 fatty acid supplementation, 2.5g/day (2500 mg) - best to have a DHA:EPA ratio of 2:1

2. Vitamin Considerations

3. Mineral Considerations

     *GREENS are a good source of minerals - Chlorella, Spirulina, Broccoli, Kale, Beets...

4. Foods for Eat

5. Foods to Avoid/Minimize

6. Decrease citrus fruits & juices, especially orange juice; the acidity may cause                  increased joint pain.

7. Ice 20 minutes 1-4 times per day.

8. Breathing exercises: in through the nose for 7 seconds, hold for 8 seconds, out through the mouth for 4 seconds. Do this 4 times in a row, 4 times a day.

9. Increase aerobic activity to tolerance with daily walking.

Diego Varela

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