Archive for 'Bone Health' Category

5 ways to make living with gout more bearable!

Gout is an especially painful form of arthritis that is caused by hard deposits of uric acid (a natural waste product in our body) that will suddenly cause acute pain in the big toe. Gout can also affect ankles, heels, knees, wrists, fingers and elbows. An affected joint may be red, swollen, stiff, and feel [...]

How you can manage and enjoy your life despite chronic back pain.

Ways to prevent back pain & ways to keep your back in good condition Back pain can be brutal and severely debilitating, with little relief. If you experience chronic back pain then you understand how many opportunities in life you had to pass on, simply because it hurt too much. Unfortunately, back problems don’t usually [...]

Meriva Bioavailble Curcumin Shows Benefit in the Management of Arthritis

Turmeric has a long history of medicinal use, especially to treat inflammation, and many of its traditional uses have been validated in thousands of clinical investigations, demonstrating curcumin as a potent anti-inflammatory agent. Osteoarthritis is the leading cause of physical disability and impairment in life quality for millions of elderly people, both in industrialized and [...]

Osteoporosis

Our bone is composed of protein, collagen, and calcium, to give bone its strength. Osteoporosis is a condition caused by a decrease in the density of bone, decreasing its strength and resulting in fragile bones. It leads to abnormally porous bone that is compressible, like a sponge. This disorder of the skeleton weakens the bone [...]

The Calcium Crisis

What is Calcium? As adults, we have over 200 bones in our body.  Our bones survive from calcium which is a vital mineral that is needed in shaping and sustaining our bones from conception until the time we die.  Calcium is also the main component of our teeth, and plays an important role in the [...]