Arthritis

McInflammation: Are You Really “Loving It”?

by in American Sickcare System, Arthritis, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autoimmune Diseases, Cancer, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Constipation, Depression, Diabetes, Digestion, Eczema, Fast Food, Fatigue, Headaches, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Inflammation, Kitchen Sink, Migraines, Multiple Sclerosis, Pain Management, PMS, Popular, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogrens, Skin Rashes, Weight Loss May 6, 2008

Recently a friend reported over dinner that his inflammatory problem (and let’s just say almost all medical problems are caused by inflammation) was not much better. He said he was diligently taking everything I had recommended, and had only noted minor improvement. Although natural remedies take time, I was curious how the dietary recommendations were […]

Fish Oil vs Flax Oil? The Great Debate

by in Arthritis, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autoimmune Diseases, Cholesterol, Depression, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Immune Support, Inflammation, Kitchen Sink, Memory, Mercury, Multiple Sclerosis, Omega-3 Oils, Pain Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis April 14, 2008

One of the greatest flaws in the Standard American Diet (SAD) is a lack of omega-3 fatty acids. Repleting this deficiency typically improves memory and mental functioning as well as corrects a gamut of other annoying health problems. The reason for this is that these essential oils are necessary for proper brain functioning, immune function, […]

Anti-Inflammatory Diet

by in Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidants, Arthritis, Cancer, Cholesterol, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Inflammation, Injury Care, Lupus, Pain Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogrens February 29, 2008

Who should be on the anti-inflammatory diet?  Well– just about everyone! Anyone with arthritis, chronic pain, chronic disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, or sjogrens, as well as those looking to slow the aging process and disease prevention will benefit from an […]

Castor Oil Pack

by in Arthritis, Castor Oil Pack, Diarrhea, Fibroids, Gall Bladder Disease, Injury Care, Kitchen Sink February 22, 2008

Castor oil packs aid in elimination and detoxification processes in the body, through some mechanism that is likely related to its anodyne and anti-inflammatory properties such as cytokine modulation. INDICATIONS Uterine fibroids, non-malignant ovarian cysts, headaches, liver disorders, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, intestinal disorders, gallbladder inflammation or stones, night time urinary frequency and inflamed joints […]

Natural Treatments for Arthritis

by in Arthritis February 5, 2008

The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis. The term ‘osteoarthritis’ refers to local or general degeneration of the articular cartilage and the formation of bone “lips” and “spurs” at the margin of joints. Affected joints typically have symptoms of unilateral or bilateral stiffness, pain and reduced range of motion that worsen over time. Joints […]