joint pain

Bromelain: an NSAID alternative?

Studies show bromelain, an enzyme from pineapples, helps reduce symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis due to its natural anti-inflammatory power. In a study from the University of Reading in England, researchers found bromelain to be effective in relieving symptoms and improving well-being in healthy adults with mild knee pain. The study’s 77 volunteers were [...]

Bromelain: an NSAID alternative? 2015-09-09T13:49:31+00:00

Add the Olive Oil: Fish oil more effective on rheumatoid arthritis when olive oil added

Researchers at Londrina State University in Parana, Brazil, report that adding olive oil to a fish oil supplement increases the beneficial effects for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. In the study, 43 patients (average age 49) with rheumatoid arthritis were assigned to one of three groups. In addition to their usual medication, the first group received [...]

Add the Olive Oil: Fish oil more effective on rheumatoid arthritis when olive oil added 2015-09-09T13:50:26+00:00

Joint Forces: Glucosamine found to enhance pain reliever

Glucosamine, a supplement used for arthritis and joint pain, boosts the pain relieving power of ibuprofen, according to a new study by Temple University researchers. They say the combination could allow patients to take a lower dose and get the same pain relief with fewer unwanted side effects. Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, or [...]

Joint Forces: Glucosamine found to enhance pain reliever 2015-09-09T13:50:29+00:00

MSM-glucosamine best for joint pain

For adults taking either MSM or glucosamine for their arthritis pain, a new study from India says a combination of both nutrients provides the most potent relief. This is important news for the millions of North Americans that suffer from long-term health problems due to arthritis and related conditions such as osteoarthritis, which affects an [...]

MSM-glucosamine best for joint pain 2015-09-09T13:50:30+00:00

Good News for Joint Health: Collagen may prevent and treat osteoarthritis

Collagen could play a role in the prevention and treatment of degenerative joint diseases such as osteoarthritis, suggests new research from scientists at Kiel University in Germany. Collagen, a structural protein in connective tissue, can stimulate the production of cells responsible for maintaining joint-cushioning cartilage, according to the study. The researchers found that one type [...]

Good News for Joint Health: Collagen may prevent and treat osteoarthritis 2015-09-09T13:51:14+00:00

Joint Benefits: ease arthritis naturally

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common causes of physical disability among adults. By the year 2030, an estimated 20% of North Americans will be over 65 and at risk for the condition. Fortunately, there is a growing acceptance in the health care community and the general public that natural therapies for arthritis pain and [...]

Joint Benefits: ease arthritis naturally 2018-02-15T15:53:42+00:00

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