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Science Backed Health Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice For Arthritis & Inflammation
Jun19

Science Backed Health Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice For Arthritis & Inflammation

There are several beneficial alternatives which can enhance your health beyond the doctor’s office, recommendations and prescribed medications. For those with Rheumatoid Arthritis however, options are not near so many. Sure, there are the typical home remedies such as exercise and hot or cold applications for flare ups. Your doctor probably tells you to relax, try not to stress too much. There must be something else that can...

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World Lupus Day – Let’s Get Together to Raise the Awareness!
Apr30

World Lupus Day – Let’s Get Together to Raise the Awareness!

World Lupus Day is usually celebrated on the10th of May. The World Lupus Day was started eight years ago as a call to action to increase the awareness of the disease at the international governmental level. In America, Lupus Foundation of America has been at the forefront in creating awareness and campaigns of the disease. Lupus or Lupus Erythematosus is a chronic inflammatory disease that is a result of attack of the body and organs...

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Is Injection Therapy An Answer For Osteoarthritis?
Mar30

Is Injection Therapy An Answer For Osteoarthritis?

It is estimated that over 21 million adults in U.S are living with osteoarthritis (OA). This condition is known to affect the knee joints more than any other part of the body. Available research studies indicate that more than 30% of people aged 50 and above are currently living with knee OA. A whopping 80% of people over the age of 65 are suffering from this condition. In fact, it is very difficult for over 100,000 people in the U.S...

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How Rheumatoid Arthritis Hurt Your Knees?
Mar26

How Rheumatoid Arthritis Hurt Your Knees?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease that can affect all people from all age groups. An autoimmune disease is a condition by which the body’s defense mechanism mistakenly identifies some body cells as foreign and as a result it produces chemical substances to fight those cells. Typically, the immune system comprises of a complex system that is responsible for killing anything perceived to be foreign in the body, more...

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Study Found Arthritis Degrade Bone Density
Mar25

Study Found Arthritis Degrade Bone Density

Over Two million Americans are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), which causes joint pain, swelling and deformity as well as causing of thinning of bone. Autoimmune diseases like RA, cause the body’s disease-fighting immune cells to identify mistakenly some parts of a person’s body as foreign, akin to bacteria, and, as a result, produce chemical substances to destroy them. Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha), is...

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Boron in Food: Is It Good For Bone and Joint Health
Mar24

Boron in Food: Is It Good For Bone and Joint Health

What Is Boron? Boron is categorized under rare elements that are found in the earth. This element is found in nature as a combination of other elements in the form of borate and borax. Boric acid is also another form of boron. Boron is also found in diets mostly derived from plants. Though the role of boron in the human body has not been conclusively studied, it is thought that it plays a big role in the body. For instance, this...

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5 Best Home Remedies for Gout Pain
Mar21

5 Best Home Remedies for Gout Pain

Gout is one form of arthritis that is known to attack different parts of the body such as small joints of the hands, wrists, ankle and feet. Typically, gout is associated with such symptoms such as acute pain, intense tenderness, inflammation and swelling in the joints. Though the exact cause of gout is not known, it is strongly indicated that excessive levels of uric acid in the body is one of the causes. Some other possible causes...

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Synvisc-One: 3 Signs, It’s Time for a New Joint Pain Treatment
Mar20

Synvisc-One: 3 Signs, It’s Time for a New Joint Pain Treatment

Treatment for Joint Pain Treatment can be tricky what’s worked for you in the past may not always keep your Rheumatoid arthritis under control. In fact, it’s fairly common to need an occasional change in your treatment plan, whether it’s a switch from a drug class or you want to step up from using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to using disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) or to using...

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The Hidden Health Benefits of Bone Broth
Mar09

The Hidden Health Benefits of Bone Broth

Bone broth is one of the oldest traditional medicines around. It is used not just for one health benefit but several that have already been proven through research. For instance, it helps improve joint health. Studies have shown that it also helps in the healing process of a leaky gut, assists in overcoming food allergies or intolerances and gives the immune system a boost. In this article, we will be taking a closer look at the said...

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Talking and Texting can lead to Postural Strain, Aches, and Pains
Mar07

Talking and Texting can lead to Postural Strain, Aches, and Pains

We live in a tech-dependent world where interactions are dependent on swiping, scrolling, flipping and tapping. While dependence on our smartphones isn’t new news, the health implications are making big headlines. We can’t deny that our cell phone usage is an unhealthy distraction. Research has determined that texting, and to a lesser extent reading on a device, modify gait performance. If the body is not functioning at optimal...

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