Arthritis is an incredibly common condition in the UK, affecting more than 10 million people. If you’ve been diagnosed with arthritis, you could benefit from making just a few changes to your everyday diet plan – including drinking more ginger water.
Ginger water is essentially just water that’s been infused with ginger.
It’s been claimed to have numerous different health benefits, including protecting against joint pain.
The drink has anti-inflammatory properties which is particularly beneficial for osteoarthritis patients, according to medical website Dr Axe.
It works by helping to relieve joint pain and muscle strain, it added.
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You can make your own ginger water at home, which saves you the hassle of popping out to the supermarket.
All you need is a two-inch fresh ginger root that’s been peeled and rinsed.
Chop the ginger into small chunks and put half into a mug.
Top up the mug with boiling water, and then either drink the water warm or pop it into the fridge to cool down.