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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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Quercetin and Joint Health Scientific Study

Debra Murray

  Protecting joint health in a proactive way is a serious concern for many older people who are suffering through arthritis and other degenerative diseases. Numerous scientific studies have been conducted on the efficacy and action mechanisms of Quercetin, and the latest findings give hope for people who are often paralyzed by the pain, stiffness and immobility that is associated with the aging process.   Improving overall health through diet has been recognized since the Roman Empire as an ideal approach, and taking Quercetin supplements is one way for anyone to ensure that they have the necessary nutrients, vitamins and...

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Health Warning: Pain Medications Can Increase Blood Pressure

Debra Murray

New warnings about the dangers of prescription and over the counter medications for pain are serious enough to make anyone pause before reaching in their medicine cabinet. Common medications, including ibuprofen and other NSAID pain relievers, are linked to an increased risk for developing high blood pressure, also known as hypertension.    If you need to take medications to control the pain and inflammation of a chronic disease such as arthritis, adding a natural supplement to support a healthy blood pressure is one step toward preventing serious side effects of your regular medications.    Switching to a Natural Cure  Natural...

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The Dangers of Over-the-Counter Pain Medication - INFOGRAPHIC

Debra Murray

  It cannot be denied that over-the-counter pain medications are convenient. No doctor trips required. No prescriptions needed. These drugs can be found in almost any drugstore or supermarket. However, the most convenient option does not always mean the safest option. Below, you’ll find a list of the dangers that are associated with over-the-counter pain medications along with some replacement natural remedies.   The Effect on Your Heart The improper use of ibuprofen blocks two important enzymes. Blocking these enzymes causes a gradual increase in blood pressure, which in turn causes inflammation and pain. Ibuprofen is actually associated with a...

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Studies Prove Boswellia Improves Joint Health

Debra Murray

Boswellia is a key ingredient in Joint Support by BLUESPRING   Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition that progressively degenerates the knee joint as people age. Boswellia serrata possesses favorable anti-inflammatory qualities, and has been shown to bring relief to painful arthritic conditions especially among the aging population, 50 and over. Boswellia can benefit those with arthritis!   The small Boswellia tree grows in hilly forests of India, and its acids are known to block leukotrienes synthesis— these are compounds that cause inflammation. For over 3,000 years the resin from Boswellia serrata has been used to treat inflammation, focusing especially on the goal...

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