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What is Super Blue Stuff OTC Pain Relief Cream?

Debra Murray

    Super Blue Stuff OTC Pain Relief Cream by BLUESPRING is a safe topical remedy that provides amazing results in as fast as 5 minutes. It is uniquely formulated from 23 natural ingredients, 11 of which are therapeutic herbs. For this reason, it is safer to use than aspirin, pharmaceuticals and drug store pain pills.   In fact, it can safely be used together with many other medications and prescriptions. It absorbs deeply and quickly into the skin providing soothing and effective natural pain relief.   And no worries about continuous use – all of the side effects are...

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What is Emu Oil?

Debra Murray

  For thousands of years Australian Aborigines have used one natural ingredient that would require an entire medicine chest today. This ingredient is Emu Oil.   The oil comes from the Emu bird. The bird is a hardy native of Australia that roamed the outback nearly 80 million years ago and still exists today.   Nationally acclaimed researcher, Dr. Barry Sears said, "Emu Oil is an untapped resource and currently now is where aspirin was in the early 1900's."   Emu oil is an amazing and versatile product.  It can be used internally and externally, it can be used anywhere...

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Reducing Inflammation to Relieve Pain

Debra Murray

Why is Reducing Inflammation So Important?    Your body wants to be healthy. It is always seeking equilibrium. When something is out of balance, the body compensates, sometimes painfully so, as any chiropractor can explain if you have strained a muscle, or simply sat in a position such as at a desk, or repeated movements such as typing or driving over a long period of time.    Every day we hear about sickness and pain. But how do we acquire health and participate in our own wellness? Simply put: reducing inflammation helps reduce pain in joints, muscles, skin, and organs. When an ankle sprain, for example, causes...

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Vegetables and Nutrition That Help Reduce Pain

Debra Murray

  How to reduce inflammation with natural anti-inflammatory food    Perhaps you have heard your mother or grandmother tell you to eat more vegetables. Why? Dark green vegetables, especially, contain vitamins and minerals that are as important to adults as much as to growing children. Athletes, for example, are expounding the virtues of eating more green and leafy vegetables as well as beans and legumes as much for the nutrients as for filling up on low-calorie food that helps keep excess weight off and nourish the body.    A few years ago, a group of nutritionists and scientists visited a village in a remote part of China where people reportedly...

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Apples and Pain Relief

Debra Murray

  An apple a day—natural pain remedies  Everyone knows the old expression, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but did you know that you can “Eat an apple a day to chase arthritis away”? Apple cider vinegar has been used for centuries in traditional medicine as a natural remedy for many ailments. Home remedies such as a towel soaked in hot water and apple cider vinegar, then wrapped around the painful joint, was a common hot compress used to relieve pain and swelling. Apple cider vinegar and honey stirred into a glass of warm water and drunk once a day will help relieve...

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Simple Health Tips for Spondyloarthritis – Inflammatory Arthritis

Debra Murray

  Spondyloarthritis is an inflammatory type of rheumatic arthritis that affects the joints in the spine. This condition can also affect the legs, soft tissues, eyes, and many internal organs. Although medications can be prescribed to block the inflammatory activity of certain proteins that increase inflammatory response, there are some over-the-counter and home remedies you can use to reduce pain and improve movement at home.    NSAIDs  The first line of defense to reduce pain and inflammation of spondyloarthritis is to take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. These drugs are available over the counter in products such as ibuprofen or naproxen. However, these NSAIDS often have negative side...

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Breaking Health News: Holidays and Increased Pain

Debra Murray

  The holiday season is fast approaching, and for many people, that means increased pain. This pain can take a number of forms including arthritis, gout, inflammation, headaches and muscle soreness. Unfortunately, many people don't understand why they experience such flare-ups during this time of year. Here are some of the most prevalent causes.    Overeating   Overeating is one of the worst things you can do to yourself, but it's very common around the holidays. With so much delicious food at the ready, who could possibly resist? That said, eating excessively places too much demand on your body and can...

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Manage Your Pain during the Holiday Season

Debra Murray

    Most of us are aware that stress is a big contributor to chronic pain, and many people live with constant discomfort on a daily basis. Stress and pain can be elevated during the holiday season due to various factors. Juggling demands, shopping in crowded locations, accommodating relatives and attending parties can all result in anxiety that aggravates a persistent condition.    Tension   A contributing factor to holiday stress and pain is tension. This may include tension in the back, neck, shoulders or legs. While some people may only suffer with slight discomfort or headache, others experience severe body aches and...

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Health Warning: Dangers of Psoriatic Arthritis

Debra Murray

  Psoriatic arthritis (PA) is a form of arthritis that occurs with the chronic skin condition psoriasis. Symptoms may vary in individuals, and may affect any joint. PA generally affects the skin first, but the symptoms of arthritis may develop before the red and silver scaly patches that generally characterize psoriasis.     What Is Psoriatic Arthritis?    Psoriasis is caused when the body starts attacking its own cells, in this case skin cells. In about 30 percent of all cases of psoriasis, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation, the body's immune system does not stop with attacking skin cells, but...

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Simple Health Tips for Osteoarthritis Sufferers

Debra Murray

  As we age, we often start to feel twinges of pain in our joints, most likely in the hips and knees. Most of the time, this pain is caused by osteoarthritis. When the stiffness and pain start to affect your everyday living, it may be time to do something about it. Following are several tips to help ease the pain of osteoarthritis.    Keep Your Weight in Check  If you are overweight, you are putting extra stress and strain on your knees with every step you take. One of the easiest ways to help relieve osteoarthritis pain in your...

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Breaking Health News: Symptoms of Osteoarthritis

Debra Murray

  Osteoarthritis often occurs with aging but younger people can acquire it too. When the cartilage that cushions joint bones becomes worn, it no longer cushions the moving bones of the joint. This condition can cause swelling, stiffness and pain in the joint. A number of treatments are recommended to reduce pain and increase mobility.     What Occurs in Osteoarthritis    Joint cartilage is composed of collagen, water and certain proteins. This cartilage may become damaged by repetitive movement of the joints or injury to the area. In the condition of osteoarthritis, the cartilage that helps to cushion the bones is...

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Breaking Health News on Psoriatic Arthritis

Debra Murray

  What is Psoriatic Arthritis?  Individuals with skin psoriasis often also develop psoriatic arthritis that affects the nails, tendons and joints. Medical researchers have determined that a particular inherited skin tissue type is usually responsible for the condition. Patients often have inflammation in the bones of the vertebral column such as various forms of arthritis.    Additional symptoms of psoriatic arthritis include pain in the ligaments, tendons, joints and muscles of the feet. Plantar fasciitis creates pain on the sole of the foot throughout the connective tissue. Most patients have tears in the tissue of the feet that develop over many years...

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Health Warning: Avoid the Risk of Osteoarthritis

Debra Murray

  Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition of the joints that occurs from normal wear-and-tear. It generally affects people over the age of 40, causing chronic pain, stiffness and immobility in joints of the ankles, knees, hips, fingers and other areas. Osteoarthritis problems often have their genesis earlier in life. You can avoid the pain of osteoarthritis with proper care of minor injuries when they occur.     What Happens in Osteoarthritis?  Osteoarthritis begins when the cartilage wears away and is no longer available to provide the cushioning for joint bones. The bones become gradually more misaligned, leading to poor function and...

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How to Reduce Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Debra Murray

  Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease. The immune system of RA sufferers mistakenly attacks healthy tissue, and this includes the membrane that covers the body’s joints. The initial result is usually pain, swelling and warmth of all affected areas. Some people run a fever during a flare up and feel generally run down.    Rheumatoid arthritis should be diagnosed quickly so that treatment can begin as soon as possible. This helps prevent future complications. After your diagnosis, you have several options for treating the pain both via your physician and at home.    Oral Medications    Your doctor may...

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Nature’s Secret: Pure, Prime Emu Oil

Debra Murray

  Treat Yourself to the Best Natural Moisturizer for Skin  Save money and forget about abrasive skin peels and microdermabrasion treatments. Like our skin, emu oil contains no phospholipids. A moisturizer with phospholipids is rejected by the skin so part of the moisturizer is never absorbed.    Emu oil quickly and easily absorbs through all of the layers of your skin, hydrating even the deepest layers. Over time, it can also help thicken your skin, making it smoother, softer, and suppler.   But it does much more than just moisturize and soften the skin. Emu oil can also improve the appearance of:  Scars  Burns ...

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Health Warning: Dangers of Arthritis Causing Bursitis

Debra Murray

  Arthritis and bursitis are hard to differentiate. Arthritis inflammation is caused by degenerative bone and connective tissue. Bursitis involves inflamed bursae, the fluid-filled sacs that surround the joints. Arthritis is one of the most common causes of bursitis.   The bursae are small structures that cushion the muscles, tendons and bones. The age-related "wear and tear" of osteoarthritis can easily lead to bursitis. However, the condition is more likely to stem from the systemic inflammation of rheumatoid arthritis.   The shoulders, elbows and hips are the most common places for bursitis to develop. The pain may also occur in...

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Steel and Iron: What to do After a Workout to Avoid Pain

Debra Murray

Nothing makes people dread exercise more than thinking about how sore they are going to be afterwards, especially if they have ever struggled with muscle or joint pain from an injury. Luckily, this pain can be avoided if the body is cared for properly after strength training or lifting weights. Read on to find out more about some ways to prevent pain after a workout.    Eat Right Away    Because there is so much emphasis on keeping calories down, many people don't realize that they have to eat more often to stay fit, especially before and after exercising. Carbohydrates are used...

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Natural Supplement Formulas That Prevent Joint Pain

Debra Murray

  Many people are starting to turn to natural remedies instead of prescription medications. There are three main reasons for this. First, they have fewer side effects, since they are made from natural ingredients instead of chemicals. Secondly, they don't require a doctor's approval to get them. And lastly, they cost significantly less. One of the most common conditions that people use natural supplements for is joint pain. The following is a list of some of the natural remedies that are available to treat this condition:    Turmeric    Turmeric is considered the best spice in the world because of...

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The Most Common Causes of Joint Pain

Debra Murray

  The joints act as connectors to all the bones of the body. Their job is to allow a person to move easily. Joints get a lot of use as a person ages, so they have to be tough, but they aren't impermeable to disease or injury. The most common sign that there is something wrong with one of the joints is pain. It can be caused by many medical conditions, but the following are some of the most common ones that occur:    Rheumatoid Arthritis  This severe type of arthritis is an autoimmune disease that is extremely painful. The...

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