If your joints feel stiff and sore, your body could be low on hyaluronic acid.
Your body makes this substance naturally, but as you age, it makes less of it... Which could leave you a little dried out!
Hyaluronic acid is also used to treat dry eyes - so if you suffer from dry eyes, restoring your body's hyaluronic acid levels could be the trick to more comfortable eyes, skin AND joints! Wha... ››› more
Normally, when you take medication for something, you worry about how it's affecting the rest of your body - what side-effects will show up later...
With natural supplements, this is less of a worry...
And now, a recent study out of West Virginia University, published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine shows that if you take a glucosamine/chondroitin combination for your... ››› more
The aches and pains of arthritic joints have been around as long as the human race. And before pharmacies opened on every corner, people used natural remedies to ease pain and stiffness.
“To understand why many old-fashioned pain remedies worked, you need to understand that if someone believes in a pain cure, their brain will produce endorphins that ease their pain,” explains Andrew G Kowal... ››› more
Your skeletal system, composed of a whopping 206 bones, has one of the most important functions in your body: To provide overall structure and support and protect the organs. So how do arthritic joints later in life occur?
The care and maintenance of this powerhouse is often ignored or completely forgotten. Your body builds bone mass until you reach your twenties. Then, by your thirties, you ha... ››› more
Arthritic joints can make everything - from picking up a pen to taking a walk - completely and utterly painful and miserable.
If you're familiar with this feeling, you're not alone. In the United States alone, every one in five adults have doctor-diagnosed arthritis, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
While there's no way to make your achy joints disappear forever, eating... ››› more
Arthritic joints typically present redness, swelling, pain and stiffness. For this reason, exercising with arthritic joints can be a challenge! But dealing with arthritis symptoms doesn't mean you should stop exercising or give up on your favourite activities…
In fact, exercising keeps your joints in tip-top condition and supports your overall bone, muscle and connective tissue health. In the... ››› more
With arthritic joints, there can be joint pain, joint damage and systemic involvement. There are many different treatment options for arthritic joints, but one that we'd like to introduce, or rather tell you about, is an age-old remedy that has worked like a dream for millions of people: Epsom salt baths.
Epsom salt baths is a popular topic that's brought up among people suffering from some for... ››› more
When you were in your 20s, you hit the gym, jump on the treadmill and start working out without thinking twice about stiff joints. Now that you're older, there are days when it seems like a better idea to skip your workout altogether than to suffer with achy joints.
Since you're reading this, we're guessing that you can relate to stiff joints after working out. Not to worry though - we have thr... ››› more
Whether because of an underlying medical condition such as rheumatoid arthritis or the result of an exercise-related injury, stiff joints can be difficult to tolerate and live with.
Even the tiniest bit of joint inflammation can have a major effect on mobility because the space between joints is so compact. While joint stiffness usually reduces over time as the injury heals and inflammation cal... ››› more
If you have arthritic joints but (understandably) don't want to opt for common treatments such as over-the-counter and prescription drugs due to their harmful side effects, you need to know about green tea!
Green tea is a super-healthy, tasty alternative to painkillers that may provide serious joint pain relief. According to research, green tea helps alleviate joint pain by fighting inflammatio... ››› more
Disclaimer: Copyright 2021, Fleet Street Publications. The information contained herein is obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy cannot be guaranteed. No action or inaction should be taken based solely on the contents of this publication. We do research all our recommendations and articles thoroughly, but we disclaim all liability for any inaccuracies or omissions found in this publication. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by means of electronic or mechanical, including recording , photocopying, or via a computerised or electric storage or retrieval system without permission granted in writing from the publishers.