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Nutritional Supplements/Vitamins

Rheumatology Solutions

Board-Certified Rheumatologists located in Northeast San Antonio, TX

If you have a rheumatic condition that causes pain, swelling, stiffness, or other unpleasant symptoms, the highly skilled team of board-certified rheumatologists at Rheumatology Solutions in San Antonio, Texas, can help. They offer a wide array of treatments, including vitamins and nutritional supplements, to optimize your quality of life. Schedule an appointment over the phone or online with the experts at Rheumatology Solutions to learn more.

Nutritional Supplements/Vitamins Q & A

What are nutritional supplements/vitamins?

You may not be getting all the nutrients you need from a healthy diet alone, which is why taking vitamins and other nutritional supplements can improve your overall health if you have a rheumatic disorder. The highly trained team at Rheumatology Solutions enhances your nutrition with natural supplements to reduce unpleasant symptoms.

What are the benefits of vitamins and nutritional supplements?

The experts at Rheumatology Solutions offer vitamin supplements and nutrition counseling to optimize your health if you suffer from a rheumatic condition that affects joints or other parts of your musculoskeletal system. Supplements can relieve symptoms related to:

  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Pseudogout
  • Gout
  • Systemic lupus
  • Systemic sclerosis
  • Vasculitis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Sjogren’s syndrome

Maintaining optimal health naturally with vitamins and other nutritional supplements can boost immunity and help you manage inflammatory conditions more effectively.

What should I expect during my appointment?

When you arrive at your appointment at Rheumatology Solutions, you meet with an experienced, board-certified rheumatologist. They check your vital signs, review your medical history, and complete a comprehensive physical exam.

Your provider might recommend blood tests, urine tests, X-rays, other imaging tests, heart function tests, or tissue biopsies to diagnose your condition and develop a treatment plan tailored to your unique needs.

In addition to taking nutritional supplements, your doctor might recommend regular exercise, physical therapy, oral medications, injections, or infusions. They also suggest you avoid smoking and excessive alcohol consumption.

Which vitamins and nutritional supplements are right for me?

Your rheumatologist personalizes a dietary supplement treatment plan just for you, based on your condition and its severity. Your treatment might include:

  • Vitamin supplements
  • Mineral supplements
  • Herbal and other plant-based supplements
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Other fatty acid supplements
  • Cartilage-building supplements
  • Additional natural or synthetic supplements

The team at Rheumatology Solutions typically recommends high-quality Theralogix supplements to their patients. 

You should note that some dietary supplements may interact with certain medications, so it’s important only to take supplements approved by your doctor. 

Don’t live with excessive inflammation, pain, stiffness, and other unpleasant symptoms associated with autoimmune disorders when numerous treatments can offer lasting relief. Schedule an appointment with the experts at Rheumatology Solutions by phone or online to find out which vitamins or other dietary supplements are right for you.