If you suffer from arthritis, you know it is a chronic disease and that it is an umbrella term that describes over 100 different diseases that result in tissue inflammation or degeneration of the cartilage and inevitably results in swelling, pain, and stiffness. Many people have heard diet affects arthritis, both for the good and for the bad. IfRead More →

The results of a  study led by Robin Christensen of the Frederiksberg Hospital in Copenhagen was presented at the 2007 World Congress on Osteoarthritis. The paper titled “Applying the Herbal Therapy Rose-hips in Osteoarthritis Patients” showed joint pain and arthritis can be relieved with rosehips. The study lasted three months andRead More →

From 1955 to 1994 rheumatoid arthritis declined in both men and women; however, since that time both the incidence and prevalence has risen. According to Mayo Clinic researchers, “Compared to the previous decade when approximately 36 women out of every 100,000 developed rheumatoid arthritis each year, the new study showed aRead More →

Boron has been in the news lately, and according to Health Canada, it is possibly an essential trace mineral and one needed by the body to prevent osteopenia, osteoporosis, or rheumatoid arthritis. Osteopenia, osteoporosis, and rheumatoid arthritis are connected in that bone loss occurs in all three, which can lead to broken bones, a loss of independence,Read More →

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease and one of the most disabling and debilitating forms of arthritis. According to the Arthritis Foundation, it affects approximately 1.3 million Americans, and it causes joints to swell and can eventually result in deformity. What causes it is unknown, although most researchers believe it is an immunity problem whereRead More →

ccording to the Cherry Nutrition Report, if you suffer from arthritis or gout tart cherries may help. Studies conducted at Michigan State University by Dr. Muralee Nair shows tart cherries have natural healing compounds, and these compounds allow them to reduce inflammation and ease arthritis or gout pain. When tart cherry components were isolated, theRead More →

AM-e, short for S-adenosylmethionine, is present in every cell of the body, but its levels decrease with age. Clinically SAM-e is known for a helping a variety of illnesses—depression, fibromyalgia, liver disorders, migraine headaches, and osteoarthritis—but in this article we’re just concerned with the benefits associated with osteoarthritis because itRead More →