Spring arrived early this year in my hometown, and so did allergy season. The sounds of sneezing and sniffling are everywhere, and allergy medicines are flying off the drugstore shelves. Fortunately, I no longer suffer from seasonal allergies as an adult the way I did as a … Read More
anti inflammatory diet
As medical experts learn more about inflammation and how it affects our overall health, its link to a broad array of diseases and medical conditions has also been discovered. Its effect on almost all parts of the body—heart, lungs, bones, joints, skin, brain, and more—means that doctors often recommend a … Read More
Does an anti-inflammatory diet play a role in pain prevention? It's a worthy—and natural—strategy, considering that pain management has spawned an opioid crisis—one of the worst public health crises of our time. (See the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services post "HHS Acting Secretary Declares Public … Read More
Whether you’re suffering from tendinitis or bronchitis, inflammation can make you feel awful. You pop an NSAID (like ibuprofen or aspirin), but it doesn’t seem to touch your pain. Plus, now you’re suffering from its side effects—nausea, vomiting, constipation, and headaches. If … Read More
Many of us are walking around with chronic inflammation, and the reaction can be extreme, presenting as arthritis (inflammation of joints), colitis (inflammation of the colon), dermatitis (inflammation of the skin), or other inflammatory diseases. But inflammation can be chronic, low-grade, and the cause … Read More
The word anti-inflammatory has practically become a household word. From herbs like turmeric and oregano to foods like berries and cruciferous vegetables, there are myriad selections that boast anti-inflammatory properties.
Following an anti-inflammatory diet or supplementing with anti-inflammatory substances has become more popular than ever. But what … Read More
Although constipation is a symptom of an underlying problem that should be addressed, sometimes urgent action is required to move things along. Magnesium citrate has a high success rate when used as a constipation remedies alternative.
Magnesium Citrate to the Rescue?
Constipation, which can include infrequent elimination, Read More
If you are suffering from chronic fatigue related to fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, depression, or as a side effect of your statin medication, you may have a CoQ10 deficiency and supplementing with CoQ10 may be an effective chronic fatigue treatment for you. Low levels of this vitamin-like compound have been … Read More
In Part I of this article, you learned about the surprising link between fatigue and inflammation. Now, we will explore in greater detail some of the causes of chronic inflammation as well as some of these natural fatigue-beating, anti-inflammatory therapies. The good news is … Read More
If you suffer from any number of inflammatory diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), inflammatory bowel disease, or many others, your doctor may prescribe you a glucocorticoid medication to decrease inflammation and control your symptoms. But prolonged use of these drugs can come with significant risk. Many … Read More