When arthritis strikes, it is so often our hands that are affected. And the most common types of arthritis in the hands are osteoarthritis (wear and tear on the joints) and rheumatoid arthritis (an inflammatory type of arthritis caused by inflammation in the joint)...
Fresh ginger root is always easy to source and is a popular and well loved addition to our diets. But it also comes with a long list of health benefits which are because of its antioxidants, anti-inflammatory properties and therapeutic compounds. Find out more about these benefits...
Gout is a common type of arthritis that causes intense pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. It usually affects the joint at the base of the big toe, known as the metatarsophalangeal joint - and mainly because of the presence of too much uric acid in the body. What can we do to help?
No one wants to be given a diagnosis of arthritis which will often fill you with a feeling of dread and worry about a future possibly filled with pain and stiffness. We share information on the different types of arthritis, the symptoms and what you can do to help relieve any pain or discomfort.
Researchers at the University of Oxford have been studying whether those with rheumatoid arthritis who currently take an anti-inflammatory drug (namely, Methotrexate) are lessening their risk of dementia. Find out more about the results of their research.
I have come across a chain of dog food stores known as JustFoodForDogs. With all fresh ingredients, stainless steel appliances and state of the art shop fittings, the store looked good enough to feed humans too!
No one is happy when they suffer from those aches and pain symptoms of arthritis and they may worry about the level of exercise (if any) that they can safely carry out.
To this end, we are sharing ten ways to help you decide what you can do to get moving...
Back pain is surprisingly common and even factors like depression, anxiety or stress can bring on a sudden pain in the lower back. There is a unique back pain treatment in the news and it originated in Japan.