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Simple Health Tips for Psoriatic Arthritis

Debra Murray

Psoriatic arthritis affects nearly 30 percent of individuals who have been previously diagnosed with psoriasis. This inflammatory condition generally occurs in bursts that often coincide with trigger factors, which are then related to increased inflammatory processes. Stymieing these arthritic outbreaks is the primary goal of treatment, and much of the focus is placed on reducing overall inflammation. From non-steroidal anti-inflammatories to biologic recombinant agents, medicinal treatments seek to reduce the body's inclination to attack arthritic joints.    Psoriatic arthritis patients should seek to combine prescribed medications and topical agents with an anti-inflammatory lifestyle. These holistic practices can be delineated into several...

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Simple Health Tips for Arthritis

Debra Murray

  If you suffer with osteoarthritis you are forced to live with stiff, painful, swollen joints every day. This form of arthritis often affects the hips, knees and hands. Natural topical pain relief medications can be lifesavers as they help manage inflammation and pain. When these medications are combined with healthy lifestyle choices, it can make living with arthritis more bearable.   Get Active Regular exercise can help your joints stay flexible, increase mobility and reduce pain. Swimming, water aerobics, stationary biking, Pilates and yoga are ideal choices for arthritis sufferers as they are low impact and they don't put...

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Enjoy Life Again with Less Joint Pain

Debra Murray

  When joint pain keeps you sidelined, your have the option of watching life go by or taking control of your joint pain with help from BLUESPRING. We offer several options which can be used alone or together to help relieve the pain of aching joints.   Super Blue Stuff OTC Pain Relief Super Blue Stuff OTC Pain Relief cream 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...

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Simple Health Tips to Relieve Lower Back Pain

Debra Murray

Lower back pain can make standing, sitting and bending down cumbersome. This condition is usually the result of sprains, strains, spinal wear and tear and such age-related conditions as osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. Don't let back pain interfere with your life. Use these simple tips to get relief.    Use Hot and Cold Compresses    Applying a hot and cold compress simultaneously can be very effective at relieving lower back pain. Cold reduces inflammation and makes pain more tolerable. Heat loosens tense muscles and relaxes painful back spasms. Wait about 48 hours after the initial back injury to apply heat. Using...

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How to Achieve Pain Relief Without Prescription Drugs

Debra Murray

There are several reasons that prescription pain medicine should be avoided whenever possible. First of all, it is highly addicting. Many people get hooked on it after they innocently take it as their doctor suggests. Also, this type of medication gets processed through the liver, which can get damaged over time from it. And lastly, it is easy to build up a tolerance to pain medications. Those who use them are often forced to take higher doses of them or switch to stronger types of pain medications, since they don't work as well anymore. Because of these reasons, many doctors recommend that...

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Simple Health Tips for Managing Pain While Traveling

Debra Murray

  The effects of flying and driving for long hours can make anyone feel stiff and sore. Back pain is the most prevalent problem for many travelers. Traveling can especially be a pain if you already have circulation problems, back pain or arthritis. If you take the time to consider these basic travel tips before disembarking on your next long journey you can minimize those aches and pains by a marginal amount.   Only Use Shoes That You Know You Can Rely On Comfortable shoes are vital for people who are flying. It's tempting to go for the cute or...

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Health Warning: Dangers of Arthritis 

Debra Murray

There are several types of arthritis. All of them can cause uncomfortable stiffness and sometimes unbearable pain and can eventually lead to disability.    Osteoarthritis is a condition where a joint such as the fingers, hands, neck, back, hip or knee swells and/or causes pain. This can come about due to aging joints or if the joint has been diseased or injured. Other types of arthritis come about when the immune system attacks the body or when an infection attacks a joint. These types of arthritis can lead to complications that may cause some symptoms to be dangerous.    Even...

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Dangers of Lower Back Pain

Debra Murray

  With all of the wear and tear the spine endures, it’s no wonder most people will experience some form of back pain in their lives. Anyone who has ever suffered with an achy back knows it’s no joke. Lower back pain goes far beyond physical symptoms. If it’s serious and persistent, it interferes with every aspect of your life and can damage your emotional health.   The spine and back muscles have the big job of stabilizing the body. Over time, this can cause overuse of the muscles, joints and ligaments. Sometimes, relentless pressure on the lower back can result...

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