How bee venom can halt arthritis

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BEE venom therapy has been used for treating conditions including arthritis. The assumption behind the treatment is that bee stings cause inflammation leading to an anti-inflammatory response by the immune system.

Could bee venom halt the destruction of cartilage, the body’s built-in ‘shock absorber, and the reason for arthritis? Can it ease joint pain and stiffness? There are no drugs to cure arthritis and many sufferers rely on anti-inflammatory painkillers to ease their suffering. However, bee venom can help to ensure relief from joint aches from not-too-severe cases of osteoarthritis, said Dr Najimu Raji, a physiotherapist at the Adeoyo Hospital Yemetu, Oyo State.

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Source: Nigerian Tribune