Joint Health

  1. Decreased Vitamin D Means Increased Pain

    Decreased Vitamin D Means Increased Pain
    The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis, a painful and debilitating condition that affects 13.9% of adults over the age of 25 and 33.6% of those over 65, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Studies of osteoarthritis patients showed a positive correlation between low levels of vitamin D3 and pain.  Those with higher serum levels...
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  2. Three Stress-Relieving Yoga Poses

    Three Stress-Relieving Yoga Poses
    Yoga is an ancient practice that originated in India about 5000 years ago. It calms and balances your mood and gently stretches all your muscles to help maintain strong bones, bring balance to your posture, and encourages you to breathe deeply. Yoga is something everyone can learn to do to help with stress management in today’s busy stressful lifestyle.  ...
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  3. Why You Can’t Crunch your Way to Six-Pack Abs

    Why You Can’t Crunch your Way to Six-Pack Abs
    If you want a flat, toned stomach, six-pack, washboard, or whatever you call your midsection, there is no magic wand to get it; what is needed is core exercise. Our bodies are made in such a way that you cannot just concentrate on spot reduction for toning and reducing fat because it comes as part of the entire fitness physique...
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  4. Stop Stress-Related Insomnia with GABA

    Stop Stress-Related Insomnia with GABA
    If you have difficulty getting off to sleep, or wake up and cannot return to sleep, you may find it comforting to know that one in three people have some degree of insomnia, according to the Sleep Health Foundation. Much of the problem is due to a stressful lifestyle, but effective stress management using natural herbs and supplements can help...
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  5. White Willow Bark - Nature’s Aspirin for Joint Pain Relief

    White Willow Bark - Nature’s Aspirin for Joint Pain Relief
    According to the National Health Institute (NIH), approximately 11% of the population is suffering from some form of pain, from mild or occasional to chronic or severe. That’s about 25.3 million Americans!  Many of those aches are in the joints, and a reason that sends millions of people to their doctors for relief.  For those seeking more than the traditional...
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  6. Menopause Treatment Pregnenolone May Reduce Inflammation

    Menopause Treatment Pregnenolone May Reduce Inflammation
    Menopause is a life transition experienced by women as a normal part of the aging process.  Menopause is caused by declining hormone levels needed for fertility, marked by increased inflammation in the body, causing a host of side effects from time to time. Fortunately, pregnenolone, often called the “mother of all hormones,” is showing great promise as a menopause treatment...
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  7. Can Melatonin Help During Menopause?

    Can Melatonin Help During Menopause?
    Many women dealing with menopausal symptoms experience disruptions in their sleep cycles. This can exacerbate some of the other side effects such as increased anxiety, depression, trouble focusing, memory lapses, hot flashes and a decreased libido, just to name a few. The good news is that increasing shows that melatonin supplements can be an effective menopause treatment to help you...
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  8. Five Tips to Improve Brain Function | Memory Improvement Tips

    Five Tips to Improve Brain Function | Memory Improvement Tips
    You may not be able to make yourself taller, or alter your shoe size, but there are ways to improve brain function. As you age, maintaining mental acuity is increasingly important to stave off the symptoms of mental decline. Here are our top five memory improvement tips to help you keep your brain healthy! 1.     Exercise Exercise is not just...
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  9. Omega-3 Deficiency Symptoms – How Much do we Need?

    Omega-3 Deficiency Symptoms – How Much do we Need?
    Omega-3 deficiency is also known as FADS – Fatty Acid Deficiency Syndrome. The symptoms are hard to pinpoint as they are often shared with other health issues and can easily be overlooked, misdiagnosed or trivialized.   Let’s consider first why we need omega-3 fatty acids in our diet. The body is unable to make omega-3 fatty acids, yet they are...
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  10. Sensitivity to Fluoride: Stories, Symptoms and Allergy Facts

    Sensitivity to Fluoride: Stories, Symptoms and Allergy Facts
    Are you suffering from fluoride sensitivity? Do you know the symptoms of fluoride sensitivity? Do you even know if your public water supply is fluoridated? Let’s answer these important questions about fluoride and perhaps solve your undiagnosed health problems caused by fluoride sensitivity. What are Fluoride Sensitivity Symptoms? Not everyone has a fluoride allergy but those who are born with...
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