Tag Archives: arthritis
The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports, “Regular exercise can be beneficial to people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but a study finds that two out of five people with the disease may not be active at all.”
HealthDay reports, “A diet consisting of eight weeks of protein shakes and soup followed by adding low-calorie, high-protein foods can help people with knee osteoarthritis (knee OA) lose weight, which may lessen joint pain and improve their quality of life,” … Continue reading
ABC World News reported, “There is a revolutionary new treatment for the wear and tear on joints that can come with exercise after 50.”
A prescription-grade formulation of chondroitin sulfate (Condrosulf) helped improve pain and function in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand, according to a single-center randomized study of 162 patients who had been suffering from OA for more than six years.
Arthritis patients may gain physical and emotional relief from the ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi, finds a new study, the largest of its kind. This study just confirms the finds of previous smaller studies, but raises the question: “Just … Continue reading
The New York Times reports that although “tablets that combine glucosamine and chondroitin are popular for those seeking relief from arthritis. Elations offers the supplements in the form of a bottled eight-ounce juice drink or powder mix, and it turns … Continue reading
In my newest book, 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People, I teach people how to utilize the ten essentials that are necessary to live a happy and highly healthy life. Under The Essential of Self-Care, I’ve developed a list of what … Continue reading
More reasons to consider having your vitamin D level checked – you may think better and have less arthritis
Low vitamin D levels may impair thinking and adequate vitamin D levels may help prevent knee osteoarthritis, according to two studies released this last week. Both of these studies, added to the others I’ve discussed in this blog in the … Continue reading
Aspirin and ibuprofen are staples in just about every medicine chest and first aid kit. They’re sold over the counter, and they’re not expensive. Most people don’t think twice about taking them. But you should — especially if you’re elderly. … Continue reading
Knee Arthritis Supplements (Glucosamine & Chondroitin) May Not Help – Why you should NOT believe this headline.
WebMD Health News, along with many other news outlets, are reporting that the results from a national study which examined whether two popular supplements (glucosamine and chondroitin) slow the progression of knee arthritis. The news stories tell you the study … Continue reading
According the BBC, gels or creams containing painkillers are better than tablets for chronic knee pain. This report is based upon National Health Service research in Great Brittan. Their study of almost 600 patients aged over 50 found the anti-inflammatory creams … Continue reading