health conditions


Question by  Brandon96 (19)

How can I relieve stiff joints?

My joints are always stiff in the morning and I have a hard time getting started.


Answer by  worker3078 (64)

You can try learning Tai Chai or other similar exercise programs, this will help get you moving and cause your blood to flow better forcing more lubrication into your joints.


Answer by  annie52foof (1459)

You may want to try an antiinflammatory such as motrin or naproxen sodium which is Aleve over the counter. Inflammation can cause stiffness in your joints. If you get no relief from this then you may want to consider seeing your doctor for a prescription strength medication. Celebrex or prescription strength Naproxen and other antiinflammatories are available with a prescription.


Answer by  nairjula (559)

The best thing to do to relieve of stiff joints is to do regular excercises. This is a problem associated with age. When you grow old, the joints become brittle and you start suffering from stiff joints. If you can warm the joints you can get a lot of relief.


Answer by  worker7654 (1033)

Stretching in the morning may help relieve stiff joints. Taking supplements like glucosamine may also help along with increased physical exercise during the day. Taking supplements and eating a healthy diet will also help with stiff joints but exercise is key in preventing stiffness so try to increase physical activity during the day.


Answer by  worker5874 (120)

Stiff joints in the morning may be alleviated by using a heat source and aspirin. You should take a warm shower or bath (a bath will help more), preceded by a dose of aspirin. Aspirin is often taken by people with arthritis, which may be part of your issue.


Answer by  worker857333 (96)

When you wake up you should stretch your muscles. Tight muscles can sometimes cause stiff joints. Additionally, you can try yoga classes.

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