Bone and Joint

How Cyclists Can Stop Their Arthritic Symptoms With Supplements

Arthritis can hit anyone, from a cyclist to a stay-at-home-mom, and with little notice. While this is a somewhat normal sign of aging, there are supplements that you can take to help limit the symptoms - and for some people, even help alleviate other ailments. Below are the best supplements to help your combat...

Natural Detox Supplements for Body Cleansing

Detox can be used for many things. From weight loss, to trying to get an illicit drug out of the body, and even to clean your system after antibiotics, detox formulations are used by many. While there are many types and formulations available, not all are truly natural. If you plan on doing a full body...

5 Reasons You Need More B12

Earlier this month, a friend of mine barely avoided a nasty fall when she passed out during a hiking trip. Her diagnosis? B12 deficiency. Once she learned the symptoms, she realized it had been progressing for months unnoticed, and her experience isn't rare. It's time to put B12 in the spotlight.Vitamin B12 is vital...

Natural Cures For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel is inflammation of a very small opening just below the base of the wrist. The carpal tunnel holds the median nerve that connects the forearm to the palm and fingers.The tunnel is very small and prone to swelling and inflammation caused by overuse, hormonal changes, or arthritis. It can be either mild...

Is Milk Bad For A Cyclist’s Bones?

The notion that milk is good for all of us throughout life has been fostered by the dairy industry. Except for people of northern European origin, most adults worldwide can’t digest lactose, the natural sugar in milk. This is because as we mature, our bodies stop making the enzyme that breaks down lactose. As...

Gym Rules We Wish Everyone Would Follow

Every gym has "those people" - and if yours doesn't you are probably that person. I'm talking about those obnoxious, rule-breaking, loud grunting gym rats who don't really care that anyone else is around. While all gyms have rules regarding equipment usage and cleaning, the vast majority wish that they had iron-clad rules on...

Are Injections an Option for Bone Health?

There are many remedies or preventatives for bone loss. While some are oral, others come in the form of an injection at the doctor's office. These medications are more potent than supplements, and for some it is just easier to have an infusion or injection than having to remember to take a pill daily....

Is Glucosamine Gold for Aging?

There are many vitamins, minerals, and supplements that are pushed to those who are aging. One of the most popular is glucosamine, and for good reason. Glucosamine has been found in study after study to help promote healthy bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and cartilage, all of which are essential for healthy aging. Many athletes...

Overlooked Remedies For Back Pain

Back pain can hit any of us, and many are prescribed strong medications for it. However, there are better options for relieving your back pain - and some of these are sadly overlooked by even the most astute holistic healers. Below are some of the best - and most overlooked - remedies for back...

Truth or Fiction: Drinking Tea Can Keep Your Bones Strong

Drinking tea is good for many things. From stomach ailments, to weight loss, and even just as a pick-me-up, tea is something that most of us have in our households in some form. But the newest claim about tea has made some raise their eyebrows. This claim, that tea can keep your bones strong,...
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