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How to Focus on Reducing the Pain and Discomfort of Arthritis

Added February 11, 2020, Under: Arthritis, Exercise, How To, Natural remedies

Just in the USA alone, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that some 52.5 million adults are afflicted with arthritis - that means one in five. Arthritis is a joint disease that causes swelling and pain in and around the joints, usually known as either osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis but can also cover gout or fibromyalgia. Meanwhile, the word arthritis is widely used in the public health world to describe more than 100 rheumatic diseases and conditions that affect joints. We ...

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Knitting Has These Top Ten Health Benefits

Added January 17, 2020, Under: Arthritis, Health

  Who would have thought that the relatively simple hobby of knitting would actually be so beneficial to the knitters themselves? We often think that knitting is something enjoyed by the very young or the elderly, not realizing that it can be beneficial to people of all ages and whether they are male or female. As well as just enjoying knitting, it comes with all these health benefits too, helping to reduce depression and anxiety, slow the onset of dementia and distract from ...

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Mouth-Watering Watermelon

Added November 20, 2019, Under: Arthritis, Nutrition

Who can resist the taste and texture of watermelon especially on a hot summer's day? But watermelon not only tastes good, it does you good too! Low in calories but rich in nutrients... Watermelon comes with good helpings of  vitamin A, B6, C, L-citrulline, fiber, antioxidants, and potassium.  They are the best source of L-citrulline. These nutrients work together to boost your immune system while helping to relieve the symptoms of diabetes, asthma, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. There are other health benefits when you include ...

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What You Eat Can Affect Your Arthritis Symptoms & Even Reverse Them

Added September 7, 2019, Under: Arthritis, How To, Inflammation, Nutrition

Millions of people suffer from arthritis - and the word arthritis means inflammation in the joints. There is a common misconception that if you use your joints too much and work them too hard over your lifetime, you will wear them out. But apparently there is no evidence showing that using your joints causes them to wear out more quickly. Do not believe the wear and tear myth! In fact, you need to keep them moving and active.  To exercise regularly, to walk for ...

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How Climate Changes Can Affect Those Arthritis Symptoms

Added September 4, 2019, Under: Arthritis, Environment

No one wants to suffer from arthritis and joint pain but changes in the weather can be a constant contributing factor to those arthritis symptoms that can affect so many. And it is not just during a special time of the year. Different climate changes at different times of the year can be the cause of joint pain flare up whether  it is cold, it is raining or the weather is humid. There are 4 categories of climate changes Low barometric pressure is ...

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Psoriatic Arthritis, The Early Signs & Treatment Options

Added February 16, 2019, Under: Arthritis, Skin Conditions

If you have been diagnosed with the skin condition known as psoriasis (where itchy and inflamed red patches of skin appear on small or large areas of the body), you have a ten to thirty percent chance of developing psoriatic arthritis. PsA is more likely to affect men and women equally between the ages of twenty and fifty years of age. Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis occur when your body’s immune system attacks healthy cells and tissues. While it is not known exactly what ...

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Feeding Your Dog The Right Food

Added December 31, 2018, Under: Arthritis, Pets

I have been staying in Southern California and came 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! They are more than happy for you to come tour "the only open kitchens in the pet food business and watch your dog’s food being made"! Raw food versus cooked food for dogs Recent scientific research has come down on the side ...

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How Can You Deal With Pain in a More Natural Way? Our Top Ten Tips

Added May 20, 2018, Under: Arthritis, Headaches & Migraines, Health, How To, Inflammation, Natural remedies, Top 10

We all suffer from pain at some stage.  It can be minor pain or it can be chronic. But do we always just reach for the pain meds without a second thought? It could be that we don't think enough about trying something more basic and natural. Something as simple as water! Water Water reduces body temperature which is beneficial for those working in hot climates. Water will replenish the fluids your body has lost - and help cool your body down. Drinking more water is a simple preventative measure to protect ...

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Healing Natural Oils & Me!

Added May 11, 2018, Under: Arthritis, Environment, How To, Insomnia, Natural remedies, Vitamin D

Of course I am a fan of the products at Healing Natural Oils too! Here are the different ones that I use, and why... H-Arthritis Formula As I have a bit of arthritis in my hands and knees, I am a firm believer in applying a few drops of this product a couple of times a day. It helps to prevent that feeling of tenderness and aching during the night.  I also have a daily dose of turmeric in supplement form.  If inflammation and ...

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Our Top Ten Tips to Get You Moving In Spite of Arthritis

Added March 31, 2018, Under: Arthritis, Exercise, Top 10

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. Squatting This exercise can help to strengthen the core and legs, making sure your knees are not affected.  The method is to keep your heels firmly on the ground while you squat with ...

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