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Things you can do to manage arthritis pain

Things you can do to manage arthritis pain

When at home, many of our patient’s experience pain in their joints when the day is almost over. Making it somehow impossible to reach their doctor for a remedy that will calm down the pain. Many quick recommended resources are pain killers, hot and cold ointments, and good night sleep. As we mentioned already, a

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What weight does to your joints

What weight does to your joints

Being overweight is one of the main risk factors in developing osteoarthritis. The pain caused by the pressure on your knee joints makes it very difficult to walk more than short distances. For this reason, you are unable to enjoy some quality time with your family because you feel in constant pain. One of the

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Alcohol may help seniors to avoid physical disability

Alcohol may help seniors to avoid physical disability

New research suggests that light to moderate alcohol consumption may help to stave off the development of physical disabilities. It has been known for some time that moderate alcohol consumption can be good for you, for example drinking a couple of glasses of wine can boost heart health. However, results of a new study by

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Common Pains as we Age

As we get older our circulation decreases, our hormones decrease, our muscle mass drops. As a consequence, we start developing arthritis, which causes severe joint pain. Also, we develop stomach pain and chest pain which can be caused by respiratory diseases or heart conditions. Follow a healthy lifestyle to avoid these age-related pains and visit

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Tumeric Relieves Pain with Osteoarthritis

Tumeric Relieves Pain with Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a leading cause of work disability among older men, and the condition is often associated with a variety of long-term health problems.  While pharmaceutical solutions —  most notably non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) – help to alleviate the pain encountered in osteoarthritis,  these options are linked to gastrointestinal toxicity, increased blood pressure, and increased

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Alcohol Helps to Moderate Rheumatoid Arthritis

Alcohol Helps to Moderate Rheumatoid Arthritis

In that previous studies have revealed the anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects of alcohol, Anthony G. Wilson, from the University of Sheffield (United Kingdom), and colleagues studied the association between frequency of alcohol consumption and the risk and severity of rheumatoid arthritis.  The team assessed 873 men and women with rheumatoid arthritis (and compared them with

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Acai Juice Reduces Joint Pain and Improves Mobility

Acai Juice Reduces Joint Pain and Improves Mobility

New research suggests that drinking a small glass of acai juice each day may help to reduce joint pain, improve joint mobility, and increase blood antioxidant levels. Dr. Gitte Jensen and colleagues enrolled 14 older adults with chronic joint pain to participate in their study. Participants were asked to drink 120 ml of an acai

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