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 →