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8 Of The Best Natural Remedies For Arthritis Symptoms

There is no one-size-fits-all treatment for arthritis. This is because the broad category that we call arthritis is made up of a number of conditions. All of them have different causes which then require different treatments. Here are the basics when it comes to natural remedies for arthritis, as well [...]

By |2018-09-13T17:11:41-07:00October 8th, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 8 Of The Best Natural Remedies For Arthritis Symptoms

15 Of The Most Common Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

Approximately 1.5 million people in the U.S. suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This is a chronic autoimmune disease where your body's immune system attacks your own joints and tissues. This can lead to a number of painful symptoms, from early rheumatoid arthritis symptoms of fatigue and joint stiffness to more [...]

By |2017-11-21T13:56:21-07:00November 22nd, 2017|Tags: , |Comments Off on 15 Of The Most Common Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

Capsaicin For Pain

Capsaicin, the compound in peppers that gives them their tell-tale heat, is a surprisingly effective treatment for pain. It is hard to believe when you bite into a particularly hot pepper and flail around for relief that this heat can be a positive force for pain management. The heat level [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:27:01-07:00December 13th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Capsaicin For Pain

5 New Research Studies Into Arthritis

There are over 100 different types of arthritis affecting nearly 175 million people worldwide. The severity of arthritis pain can range from mild osteoarthritis as a natural part of the aging process to severe early-onset rheumatoid arthritis that is debilitating. Most types of arthritis share similar symptoms that can include: [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:31:52-07:00October 13th, 2015|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 5 New Research Studies Into Arthritis

Sharing Your Story Through #chroniclife

When Britt Johnson started a blog, she thought she would use it as a way to explain her chronic pain. Chronic pain is a hidden disease, and many who experience chronic pain feel isolated and lonely. Even the people they live with have a hard time understanding what they are [...]

Causes And Risk Factors For Hip Bursitis

There are many causes of hip pain, but the most common cause is hip bursitis. The hip joint contains several fluid-filled sacs called bursa that cushion bones and reduce friction in the joints and tendons. When these bursae become irritated or inflamed, the result is hip pain. Trochanteric bursitis is [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:51:18-07:00July 30th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Causes And Risk Factors For Hip Bursitis

Medicine, Pills – Pfizer Research

By Ted Swing Millions of Americans suffer from osteoarthritis, break down of cartilage of various joints due to aging and wear and tear, or rheumatoid arthritis, inflammation of joints and surrounding tissues caused by the body’s immune system. Many of these people require daily treatment with medications for their arthritis [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:58:08-07:00January 27th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Medicine, Pills – Pfizer Research

Osteoarthritis Care

Ways To Counter Osteoarthritis By Chance Moore, DC Physical aging thankfully occurs slowly; a common sign is injuries suffered and recovered during youth slowly starting to reappear. Change within the joints of the body is called arthritis, with the most common type being osteoarthritis (OA), or degenerative joint disease. These [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:03:15-07:00October 17th, 2013|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Osteoarthritis Care

Could Broccoli Help Fight Osteoarthritis?

A study from the University of East Anglia (UEA) found that a compound in broccoli may help prevent and even slow the progress of osteoarthritis. Sulforaphane is a compound that is released when eating cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli. The same compound is also found in cabbage and brussels sprouts. [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:03:20-07:00October 17th, 2013|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Could Broccoli Help Fight Osteoarthritis?

Understanding Osteoarthritis and Weight Loss

Arthritis affects many people, as we talked about yesterday on the blog. Of those people, 27 million suffer from a form of arthritis called osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage--the portion of the joint that cushions the ends of the bones--breaks down and deteriorates. This causes stiffness and pain in [...]