Arthritus & Tendonitis

Tendinitis Symptoms. This condition causes inflammation, tenderness and pain in areas around a joint, such as the tendons, ligaments and muscles. Some types can occur suddenly, last for days or longer and usually get better with rest or treatment. They can also happen again in the same body area.

Researchers have found eating foods high in vitamin C can protect people from polyarthritis, a form of rheumatoid arthritis that affects at least two joints. According to the study, people who ate small amounts of fruits, vegetables and vitamin C increased their risk of polyarthritis.

In fact, patients who ate the lowest amounts of vitamin C increased their chances of developing polyarthritis by threefold over those who ate the highest number of healthy foods. However, there was little evidence linking the consumption of low amounts of vitamin E and beta-carotene with inflammatory polyarthritis.