Arthritis

Bone-Building Drugs are Causing Broken Bones

…vitamin D and calcium). Worse yet, they also continue to ignore the myriad of disturbing side effects associated with bisphosphonates, including arthritis, muscle pain, esophageal cancer, and kidney and liver toxicity, and rotting of the jawbone. If you are taking bisphosphonates, I urge you to talk…

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The Health Perks of Yoga & An Invite to Kripalu 2013

…I’ve seen yoga help numerous patients with their cardiovascular health, arrhythmias, high blood pressure, anxiety, depression, lower back problems, arthritis, and even digestion. Yoga also connects with your body’s energy systems. Its focus on breathing, gentle stretching, and clearing the mind connects…

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Prevent Breast Cancer with Lifestyle Choices

…intended. That’s why inflammation, as you may know, is involved in all the autoimmune disorders from diabetes and chronic fatigue to rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s disease. This is a view Dr. Sinatra shares with women’s health expert Dr. Christiane Northrup. Over the years, Drs. Sinatra and Northrup…

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The Best Homocysteine Level for Cardiac Health

…imbalances that can impact many aspects of healthy body functions. Too much homocysteine can cause vascular inflammation, arterial disease, rheumatoid arthritis and neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s. Meanwhile, too little homocysteine can promote oxidative stress, limit the body’s capacity…

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Laugh Your Way to A Longer, Healthier Life

…teachings so credible was the fact that he successfully employed this approach in overcoming his own heart disease and what could have become disabling arthritis. Since the 1970s, Cousins’ work has influenced my own. He advised that watching humorous movies—for him the famous Marx brothers—could have…

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Walking Club Check-In: 10 Reasons to Walk!

…adults aged 18 and older reported being inactive. 2. It will reduce your risk of cancer. 3. You'll minimize your risk for stroke. 4. You'll improve arthritis symptoms. Increased muscle strength restores range of motion and flexibility and reduces pain. 5. You'll slim down. When you walk in the morning,…

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Cooking Healthy: Quick and Easy Eggplant Parmesan

…sprinkling of parmesan cheese, and garnish with fresh basil or parsley—and enjoy! One final note: eggplant is a nightshade vegetable. So if you have arthritis, this is one recipe you want to avoid. Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite recipe for cooking healthy on the grill? You May Also Be Interested…

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The Health Benefits of Watermelon

…for your health. The health benefits of watermelon include quenching inflammation, an underlying culprit in heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer, arthritis, and asthma. How to make Watermelon Delight: Fill up a blender with chunks of chilled watermelon. Add water (either filtered, bottle, or fresh spring…

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