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Glucosamine: The Knee Joint Pain Supplement

by Chris Williams
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What is Glucosamine? Glucosamine is a naturally produced substance around the joints. It is found in animal bones, bone marrow, and even in shellfish. It assists in the repair of damaged joints. It plays an important role in building cartilage and is commonly used as a supplement for people affected by osteoarthritis. Glucosamine is harvested from shells. It comes in different forms such as glucosamine sulfate, glucosamine hydrochloride and N-acetyl-glucosamine. Glucosamine for Joint Pain Relief As we age the tissue in our joints get damaged and degenerate. This is a fact especially for people who are already in their 40’s. [...]

Acupuncture: An ancient way to relieve your severe joint pains

by Chris Williams
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Joints are complex systems that are comprised of tendons, ligaments, and muscles which connect bones. They allow our body to move articulately. Damages to the joints affects our ability to move and are commonly preceded by pain. Osteoarthritis is one of the most common conditions that cause joint pains, this along with bursitis, gout and sprains. Knee pains are the most common complaint of adults as it is commonly caused by overuse. As people gets older, their joints become more prone to injury, and in some cases SEVERE knee joint pain which may require reconstructive surgery. Modern Medical Fact:  Knee [...]

Turmeric Ginger: Keeping Your Joints Healthy in a Million and One ways

by Chris Williams
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What is Turmeric Curcumin? Turmeric Curcumin is a very popular Asian Ginger which is most commonly used in cooking. The spice has been used in varied curry flavored dishes. It also has been popular for its medicinal anti-inflammatory uses as they have been used since ancient Chinese times as well as in Indian cultures. Inflammation has been believed to be the cause of chronic diseases like RA, Alzheimer’s, Crohn’s disease, heart diseases, and cancer. Before any modern scientific research discovered its medicinal purpose, turmeric has already been used to boost the immune system of people, it was also used to [...]

Elbow Ailments: Pain, Treatment and Exercises

by Chris Williams
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We all know how complex the human body is. Organs, nerves, joints, muscles, bones and a whole lot more function both independently and as a system depending on the activities we do. Although we have become more aware of our body’s complexity there are times when we overlook how our bodies work and push them to limits almost the boundaries of breaking or over use which we are well reminded of when things start to become painful. The ulnar nerve runs from our necks down to our arms passing through and along the bones and muscles. As it runs through [...]

What to Eat During the 3 Stages of Recovery

by Chris Williams
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These days it has become easier to maintain our health, information regarding health and fitness has become accessible to everyone and a lot of people are able to research about what they need to do to keep in shape. Facilities and other factors are also more established making it a likely outcome. Articles can be found online and are shared through common outlets such as social media making it much more available to people. It has encouraged people to write blogs and share their experiences to more people and giving advice. More importantly people have accepted and embraced the idea [...]

Treating Cervical Radiculopathy and Knowing its Symptoms

by Chris Williams
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Body pains are serious conditions which you cannot ignore or “walk off”, especially if you have been diagnosed with a condition call Cervical Radiculopathy. This condition occurs when the nerve roots near the cervical vertebrae are compressed. This shoots bolts of pain along the pathway of the nerves extending to the arms, hands, and fingers. It also causes a loss of sensation in the affected area. This condition isn’t something that go away after taking a couple of pain killers or by shaking it off. We also have to keep in mind that pain killers are a temporary solution and [...]