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Healthy Foods You Should Be Eating, But Aren’t

These days, new diets are all the rage and we are always reading about foods we should and shouldn’t be eating. You may be familiar with some healthy foods, but what about healthy foods that we seem to forget to eat? Maintaining a healthy diet is a large part of joint health and joint pain management. Incorporating these healthy foods …

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The Benefits of Yoga For Arthritis

The practice of yoga is a combination of meditation, exercises and postures, as well as breathing techniques. The benefits of yoga are not only exercise, but also improvement of mental and physical health, and even the reduction of arthritis symptoms. Yes, you heard that right, yoga is good for your arthritis. It’s also simple to begin as an every day routine and …

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4 Reasons Topical Joint Supplement Lotion is For You

The benefits of joint supplement medications for pain relief have been talked about endlessly, but what about topical joint supplement lotion? When you think of pain relief for your joints, lotion doesn’t normally come to mind as an option. Many people forget that topical joint supplement lotion is available and effective for relieving the symptoms of conditions like arthritis. If …

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What Are The Causes of Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition characterized by musculoskeletal fatigue, pain, and tenderness in certain areas. Fibromyalgia has also been linked to other issues such as headaches, sleep problems, anxiety, and depression. This condition is often grouped with arthritis conditions because of its effects on localized areas and the perception that pain originates at the joints.

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5 Early Warning Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis

The signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis can differ from patient to patient, but if you suspect you might have this condition, what should you look for? Recognizing the warning signs of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be crucial to your overall health and extremely helpful to medical professionals in diagnosing the disease. RA can start out with minor symptoms that …

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4 Causes Of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a term you’re probably familiar with. OA is the type of arthritis most people are talking about when they simply say “arthritis.” Let me guess – you’ve heard OA is an inevitable condition that happens with old age, will cause pain, an you’ll just have to accept and deal with it? Right?  

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How is Fibromyalgia Diagnosed?

If you’ve experienced widespread pain and you’re not sure what is causing it, there are many things you could be experiencing. One possible diagnosis is fibromyalgia. Diagnosing fibromyalgia has proven to be difficult for medical professionals. There is no clear way to pinpoint the disease. To better inform you about how fibromyalgia is properly diagnosed we’ve outlined the way doctors …

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5 Easy Steps To Prevent Falls In the Elderly

Protecting our elderly family members and friends is important to all of us and we want to make sure they stay as safe as possible. Because falls are a leading cause of injury amongst the elderly, it is beneficial for us to know how to prevent these falls. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in …

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6 Tips For Good Posture

As we’ve mentioned before, good posture is an easy way to take good care of your joints. Bad posture has several negative consequences including muscle and joint pressure, bad circulation, and shoulder and neck pain resulting in headaches. These effects can make your body feel more tired earlier than it normally would. The best way to prevent bad posture and …

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What’s the Difference Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis?

When people hear “arthritis”, they generally think of rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis, and the two are often confused. What is the difference between rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis? The truth is, osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are two very different conditions. Both affect the joints and can cause unwanted pain. Here we’ll outline why these two arthritic conditions are different, …

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5 Ways To Protect Your Joints

Your joints are a crucial element to your overall body performance and enable you to get around, exercise, and even complete your everyday errands. Arthritis, sports injuries, and general wear and tear can put extra stress on our joints and can lead to discomfort and pain. If you can protect yourself from this stress or at least limit it, your …

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Herbal Remedies for Natural Joint Pain Relief

For many people the side effects and addictive properties of pharmaceutical drugs are simply too much. Recently, folks have been switching to herbal remedies or joint supplements for natural joint pain relief. Some effective herbal remedies may not only help with the symptoms of joint pain, but also address the root cause of the problem. The following are a few herbal …

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4 Tips For Choosing the Best Joint Supplement for Runners

Running can be a rewarding and healthy hobby, and for some it’s their favorite sport. As with many sports, running can come with injuries or the usual wear and tear of joints like knees and ankles. One way to treat joint pain and discomfort is to add joint supplements to your daily diet. Choosing the best joint supplement for your …

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The Benefits of Taking Joint Supplements: Common Questions Answered

There is currently much hype about the benefits of taking joint supplements. However, with little information being provided to consumers about how these products work, it is not surprising how many individuals are skeptical and do not want to try these supplements. The fact is, that for those who suffer from joint pain, joint supplements can provide much needed relief, support, and …

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5 Foods To Avoid With Arthritis

Arthritis can be a painful burden that warrants a comprehensive solution. As with most things in life, diet is an important factor when it comes to joint pain and arthritis. Many people ask what they can be eating or avoid eating to help them with their arthritis pain levels. Although diet choices won’t remove joint pain altogether, they can contribute …

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6 Arthritis Myths Debunked

Arthritis is one of those conditions that many people have and everyone talks about. There are several known myths that surround this painful disease and certain cures that the rumor mill guarantees will work. Being diagnosed with arthritis can be disappointing, but there is no reason you can’t live a healthy and long life with it. Below, we’ve debunked 6 …

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4 Tips for Choosing the Best Joint Supplement for Seniors

If you are feeling the pains of getting older and looking for a solution, chances are you’ve heard of joint supplements. These non medicinal alternatives for joint issues are a great option to ease pain, reduce inflammation, and get you back on your feet doing the activities you love. The marketplace is full of joint supplements with different prices and …

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Should Chondroitin Be In My Joint Supplement?

If you know how to pick the right one, taking a joint supplement as a complement to your daily diet may increase your mobility and quality of life. In order to choose the right joint supplement, it’s imperative to know what the ingredients are. You’ll need to understand how each ingredient will affect your body and contribute to your joint …

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Glucosamine Sulfate vs. Glucosamine Hydrochloride – What You Need To Know

Glucosamine is a natural occurring chemical compound in the body and is often used in joint supplements to relieve joint pain caused by arthritis. Glucosamine levels fall as you age and this can lead to a slow breakdown of the joint compounds. Glucosamine is important because it contributes to cartilage formation and joint lubrication. When shopping for the right joint …

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4 Effects Of Outside Factors on Joint Pain

Many conditions lead to joint pain such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, gout, strains, sprains, and other injuries. This pain can range from a mildly irritating ache to debilitating pain, and it can last days, weeks, or even months. That’s why joint pain is so hard to treat. Many people ask if outside factors such as the weather, humidity, caffeine, or …