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Old 12-22-2011, 08:06 PM   #8
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Default Arthritis

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Originally Posted by Lyn2007 View Post
Not only that, but sugar is an inflammatory food (as are many refined grains like white flour) so they cause swelling (water retention) in the body. I have severe arthritis, and if I eat a cookie my hands hurt so bad I can hardly open a jar. It is awful. Getting off the sugar makes the swelling/inflammation go away and then I have no pain.
Wow i didn't know this. I just got a cortisone in my knee today because I was in so much pain.
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