Living with Chronic Back Pain

31 million Americans face some form of back pain on a daily basis. It is an all-too-common occurrence that has a variety of causes, but sadly, limited treatment options. Accidents and injuries are the most common sources of back pain, although other factors such as obesity, poor posture, and osteoporosis are to blame as well. Unfortunately, back pain is a …

Lose Weight & Protect Joints with this Raw Food

This particular raw food is not only relatively cheap and super easy to find, but a new study indicates that it can help lose weight. Not only great for losing weight, but they also contain essential fatty acids that can help protect joints and reduce inflammation – an all natural joint pain relief remedy, if you will. Curious as to …

Power of the Mind to Reduce Stress

Stress isn’t fun. Despite our best efforts, it gets the best of us sometimes. Unfortunately, stress is known to cause, or exacerbate, a number of health issues (including arthritis). For this reason, it should be everyone’s priority to do what they can to eliminate or reduce stress. Luckily, there’s an easy way to do it that only requires one thing… …

Research Indicates OTC Drugs can be Dangerous

There’s no doubt about it, arthritis is a painful condition. Typically, and regrettably, it’s incurable. Due to this, OTC Drugs are often integrated into the treatment of arthritic symptoms. While it is common knowledge that prescription drugs often have negative side effects, new research shows over-the-counter pills can exhibit such ill effects as well.

Joint Replacement Considerations

Joint replacement surgery is a common procedure for people struggling with arthritis and painful joints. It is a relatively common operation, but weighing the risks and benefits is important for each individual considering their options. While there is very little to fear of the surgery itself, knowing what is involved could sway your decision.

Reduce Anxiety & Increase Energy the Simple Way

Admittedly, at some point we all experience anxiety or depression, we may just not recognize it. Regardless, there’s an easy way to help reduce anxiety naturally, and luckily it costs very little. Not only does this trick work for mood elevation, but it can power you through workouts and increase energy. Less stress and more energy equals a happier and …

Similar Diseases, Similar Cure

Gout is a condition caused by the buildup of uric acid in the body. The uric acid forms deposits around joint areas, which causes sudden swelling, redness, and acute pain. The condition is often attributed to an unhealthy lifestyle, like being overweight or obese. Type 2 diabetes is a disease characterized by high levels of blood glucose (or sugar) in …

After Eating These 4 Foods, No Sleep for You

Sleep is important. Adequate sleep can help quell the symptoms of arthritis and other painful joint conditions. Rest is the period when your body undertakes most of it’s routine repairs and without enough, those pains and injuries can become progressively worse.

What Healthy Foods you aren’t Eating – but Should Be

It’s easy to get stuck in the same eating routine. That one restaurant you pass every day, your kid or spouse’s favorite meal, easy to cook pasta—before you know it, you’re eating that food several times a week. Most likely, it’s something that wouldn’t be considered very healthy. Luckily, there are a few foods and drinks you can incorporate into …

How to Lower your Risk of Developing Arthritis

By the time you reach the age of sixty, you’ll have a twenty percent chance of developing arthritis. Millions of people across the world are afflicted with the arthritis and it makes even the simplest of tasks more difficult and painful. What people don’t often realize is that there are numerous ways to reduce your chances of ever developing the …

5 Easy Ways to Lose Weight

More than one-third of adults in the United States are obese. Being overweight or obese can cause a variety of health issues and complications. Even carrying just a few extra pounds can trigger or exacerbate issues like arthritis. Luckily, there are a few easy tweaks you can make to lose weight and feel better.

Is Cardiovascular Exercise causing you to have Aches & Pains?

Everyone knows that cardiovascular exercise is a key element in any type of exercise program. But what a lot of people don’t know is that cardiovascular exercise, especially running, can cause you a wide variety of chronic aches and pains. Over time, it can even cause permanent damage; however, if you understand what’s causing your aches and pains, how to …

Consider these Points before Choosing an OTC Pain Relief

There are a plethora of over-the-counter medications(OTC pain relief) designed to alleviate pain caused by injuries, illness, or conditions like arthritis. It is important to understand how these medications work and to consider which would be the best suited one for your issue, if one is at all.