Alternative treatment suggestions gathered from people with myositis, natural health practitioners, acupuncturists, homeopaths ...

Vitamin and mineral supplements may be used to offset side effects of conventional drug treatment. e.g. Calcium and Vitamin D when using Prednisone help prevent osteoarthritis

Calcinosis - pain  - Vitamin C and E.

"Weight gain associated with the use of corticosteroids can be managed by the use of the DASH (Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension) diet, which is high in fruits, vegetables, dietary fiber, and low-fat dairy products. Information concerning this diet, developed by the National Institutes of Health, can be found at []. Weight gain can overtax weakened muscles and should be avoided if possible." FREE MEDICAL DICTIONARY
 Whirlpool baths, heat and gentle massage may help.

Effects of anti inflammatory diet on myositis



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