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Avoid painkillers: Best herbal remedies for arthritis

Herbal remedies arthritisThose stiff, aching joints, the swelling, the pain… More often than not, these symptoms are signs of arthritis, a debilitating disease where inflammation of one or more of your joints is causing you grief.

May 2015 is Arthritis Awareness Month, so we want to get the word out that when it comes to common arthritis in hand, back … Read More

6 Natural fixes for joint pain and arthritis

herbal-remedies-arthritis-and-joint-pain-reliefI’ve always been a great fan of dancing, but I don’t dance much nowadays. The reason being I don’t like the modern dancing (if you can call it dancing). Most of my peers who danced the real stuff – the rock-and-roll, the twist, the fox-trot, and even the cha-cha – have all been relegated to the sidelines thanks … Read More

Decrease your risk of rheumatoid arthritis with alcohol?

arthritis, rheumatoidIt sounds too good to be true. But science has done a favor for those who enjoy the occasional alcoholic drink. (I’ll raise a glass to that myself!)

A few alcoholic beverages every week can reduce the chances of getting painful rheumatoid arthritis. In fact, having two to four beers each week may decrease the odds for women … Read More

Fact Or Myth? Cracking Knuckles Causes Arthritis

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You’ve most likely heard the phrase, “Don’t crack your knuckles or you’ll get arthritis.” This may have stopped you for the time being, but once no one was around, you probably went right back at it. (It feels so good!)

But does the saying hold any truth? Or is it just an old wive’s tale? Are we causing … Read More

Why Your Arthritis Gets Worse After Christmas

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When it comes to joint stiffness, most people with arthritis have come to dread the winter months. The pain, swelling and stiffness often get worse, and doctors report more patient complaints during the season.

Winter’s official first day is Dec. 21, making Christmas a flag day for the long stretch of painful arthritis to come.

But why do … Read More

What Your Gut Has To Do With The Development of Arthritis

expressive seniorDid you know that much of the immune activity that goes on in your body takes place in your stomach and intestines? Your gut is where most bacteria can be found, and so your immune system is constantly busy trying to suppress the spread or growth of any harmful bacterial strains. Now, a link has been found between … Read More

Could This Drug-Free Approach Help Relieve Your Arthritis Pain?

120984253Approximately 50 million American adults report being told by their medical practitioner that they suffer from some form of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus or fibromyalgia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By 2030, this number is expected to rise even higher, to approximately 67 million sufferers. Arthritis pain can be debilitating, … Read More

Could Eating THIS Vegetable Be The End of Osteoarthritis?

100274680Literally millions of children around the world have heard their parents say “eat your broccoli, it’s good for you.” Countless studies show that it is true. This flowery, green vegetable is high in vitamin A and K. It is also high in fiber and a rich source of flavonoids, which fight inflammation. And, according to a recent study, … Read More

Natural Pain Reliever Gets to the Root of Arthritis

149821724If you suffer from arthritis, reaching for pain killers or anti-inflammatory medication may be the only thing on your mind when it comes to a pain or  inflammation flare-up. But what if you could access natural pain relief without any of the nasty side-effects of traditional pain killers?  New research is showing that ginger extract may actually provide … Read More

Broccoli and Osteoarthritis – An Interesting Connection

56569383 “A broccoli serving a day will keep the osteoarthritis away.” This may seem like a farfetched statement, and truth be told, it is a bit of an exaggeration, but there is mounting evidence that there’s some truth behind it. Considering the fact that there is no known cure for osteoarthritis, and that broccoli is readily accessible and easy … Read More

The Odd Connection – Feet and Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis pertains to a chronic disease involving the immune system, in which joints undergo inflammation, thus causing pain and stiffness.  People with rheumatoid arthritis generally find difficulty in performing simple movements that involve the joints, such as walking, standing up, and sitting down.

This condition has also affected individual performance at work or school, thus prompting the … Read More

Gin and Raisins…for Arthritis?

pain reliefApproximately 350 million people around the world suffer from arthritis and for many of these sufferers, the pain can be debilitating.  Pain relief options for these individuals are essential for them to maintain a good quality of life. In addition to traditional medical pain relief options, many people seek out alternative pain relief options for various conditions and … Read More

Busting the Top Arthritis Myths

joint painArthritis is the most common cause of disability in the United States. It is no wonder that most people are familiar with the disease. The joint pain and inflammation that comes with arthritis can be debilitating. Many of us have seen someone suffer these symptoms. At the same time we have likely been exposed to a lot of … Read More

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