Results for osteoarthritis

Ashwagandha: Stress, Strength, Smarts and Sex

Ashwagandha: Stress, Strength, Smarts and Sex

This adaptogenic, Ayurvedic herb has been used for thousands of years to rejuvenate and strengthen the body

Boswellia Serrata and Bromelain Extracts Useful in Mitigating Osteoarthritis Symptoms

Researchers find Boswellia serrata and bromelain extracts as safe and effective tools for reducing pain and inflammation in arthritis patients

A study published by the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine identified Boswellia serrata and bromelain, two natural extracts used medicinally since ancient times, as possible nonpharmacological supplements for improving the quality of life for patients with osteoarthritis.

Childhood Osteoporosis Diagnoses Doubled From 1999-2014: The Distressing Pediatric Impact of WHO Bone Health Criteria

WHO osteoporosis definitions ignore child development stages. Misapplying adult DXA criteria overdiagnoses healthy kids, causing unnecessary treatment with highly toxic drugs like Fosamax whose risks remain under-recognized.

Curcumin Effectively Reduces Pain in Osteoarthritis Patients

Curcumin has proven anti-inflammatory effects, and new research confirms that curcumin supplementation is an effective tool for pain management in patients with knee osteoarthritis

Curcumin Goes Toe-to-Toe with Ibuprofen for Osteoarthritis: Comparable Efficacy, Superior Safety

Curcumin, the main active compound in turmeric, was found to be as effective as a common NSAID drug (ibuprofen) in reducing pain and improving function in knee osteoarthritis, with fewer gastrointestinal side effects. This positions curcumin as a promising natural anti-inflammatory

Hidden In Your Fridge: Cabbage Leaves Offer NSAID-Level Knee Arthritis Help

Many "folk medicine" remedies once brushed off as superstitious have gained clinical credibility lately, as modern research uncovers biological mechanisms supporting certain natural therapies. Cabbage leaves for joint pain relief exemplify this pattern - what seemed like an old wives' tale now displays real promise treating knee osteoarthritis.

Is Ibuprofen As Deadly As Vioxx?

Is Ibuprofen As Deadly As Vioxx?

Our medicalized approach to pain may be putting us in harms way.   However, there are safe, natural approaches that can ease painful conditions.

Landmark Study: Topical Frankincense Relieves Knee Osteoarthritis Pain and Stiffness

Can a centuries-old natural remedy from traditional medicine offer new hope for those suffering from the pain and stiffness of knee osteoarthritis?

Study: Knee Surgery No Better Than Placebo

Study: Knee Surgery No Better Than Placebo

Surgery probably won't help you with chronic knee pain.  But here are 10 proven ways to get you safely back in the swing of things.

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee affects over 12 percent of people over 60 years old.[i]  It's a degenerative disease that causes pain, swelling, abnormal bone growth and spurs, and loss of mobility. Cartilage becomes thin and irregular, resulting in joint pain and stiffness.

Tart Cherries: A Safe, Natural Sleep Aid With Over 20 Potential Side Benefits

Could a tart cherry juice from the produce aisle safely rival costly sleep aids that have the potential for life-threatening side effects? This new placebo-controlled trial suggests the affirmative. 

The Problem with Painkillers

The Problem with Painkillers

Use of over-the-counter painkillers is staggeringly common. At least 175 million adults in the United States take OTC painkillers. That makes evaluating their effectiveness and safety crucial. But, it has been a very bad few years in painkiller research. Important recent studies have cast serious doubt on their effectiveness and their safety

Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs 

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