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Intensity and Duration - Interval Excercise: Part 3
08/12/10  JR Rogers
Those who suffer from arthritis and want to gain maximum exercise benefits with minimum effort need to focus on two other important issues. Let's examine each in turn.

Stunning News for Users of Aleve
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
From the newswires across America another stunning announcement coming on the heels of studies implicating prescription pain medications as bearing cardiac risks. Vioxx was removed from the market and of course, concerns have arisen regarding the use of Celebrex and Bextra. Now, a clinical study has demonstrated that Aleve is also putting consumers at risk of cardiac complications. That’s not all.

Twelve Ingredients That Will Ease Your Arthritis Pain
08/12/10  J. R. Rogers
From glucosamine to chondroitin to bromelain to boswellin, a listing of twelve compounds that (in one high-quality formula) will significantly reduce your osteoarthritis pain, improve joint health, assist in rehabilitation of cartilage, and slow the progression of your disease.

What Exactly is Glucosamine?
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Although this natural remedy still inspires controversy, there is increasing evidence that glucosamine does, in fact, relieve joint pain and inflammation for many arthritis sufferers, and that it may slow progression of the disease.

Is Glucosamine Really The Answer to Arthritis?
08/12/10  JR Rogers
If you are among the millions who suffer from osteoarthritis, we do not have to tell you about pain. Nagging, persistent and at times unbearable pain is a way of life for you.

What Are NSAIDs?
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
If you suffer from arthritis, you will be familiar with NSAIDS. They have become a part of American life. Some examples are Aspirin, Advil, Aleve, Excedrin, and Motrin just to name a few. They are a favorite of doctors when prescribing pain relief for osteoarthritis.

The Research Backing Glucosamine
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Glucosamine works to stimulate joint function and repair. It is beneficial in the treatment of osteoarthritis, the most prevalent type of arthritis. A number of studies over the last 20 years have shown this.

Glucosamine Side Effects
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Unlike COX-II inhibitors and NSAIDs, glucosamine is a very safe compound. There are, however, two reasons why you wouldn't want to take glucosamine.

Living With Osteoarthritis
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Osteoarthritis is the primary example of degenerative arthritis. It affects approximately 70 million people in the United States. The condition affects both men and women and occurs primarily in individuals over 40 years of age.

The Common Types of Arthritis
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Of more than 100 different kinds of arthritis, these are the most common: Osteoarthritis - Also called degenerative arthritis. Occurs when the cushioning cartilage in a joint breaks down.

Win The Battle Against Osteoarthritis with Liquid Glucosamine
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Almost everybody over 60 will have some sign of OSTEOARTHRITIS in some part of their body, also known as “wear and tear arthritis.” It is caused by a breakdown of the protective layer that covers and cushions the ends of all bones.

The Benefits of Omega 3 & 6
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
These fatty acids otherwise known as fish oil and salmon oil are often sold as separate products. They reduce inflammation, fight arthritis, and protect against heart disease.

The Role of Glucosamine in Fighting Osteoarthritis
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis and typically damages the weight-bearing joints such as the hips, knees and spine.

Liquid Glucosamine is More Effective
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Until about the beginning of the new century, glucosamine was available in two forms. These were topical analgesics and pill/capsule form.

Lifestyle and Supplements
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
We have talked about the bio-availability (absorption) of liquid supplements as opposed to pill or capsule form(s). For those who suffer from arthritis, this discussion centers on the use of liquid glucosamine.

The F.D.A. and Acetaminophen
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Since about 2001, the FDA has been taking a deeper look into dangers associated with taking acetaminophen (best known under the "Tylenol" brand name).

Maximizing Your Exercise
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
In the last edition, we talked about getting maximum benefits from exercise. Our discussion centered around how "interval" exercising can enhance the joint and other health benefits you derive. (If you did not read the last Chronicle, please review it.)

Possible Benefits of Combining NSAIDs with Glucosamine
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
A recent study conducted at Temple University has revealed an interesting development regarding the use of NSAID's (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). It would seem that these researchers share the same concerns that have been frequently reported in the Arthritis Chronicle.

Are Your Treatments Failing You or Are Other Forces in Play?
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
There are many different factors at play when you are trying to beat the pain of arthritis. Not only are there different physical and psychological issues, each and every person's case is different.

Osteoarthritis and Alternative and Complementary Medicines, Supplements, and Treatments
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
With recent news about even more side effects resulting from usage of Cox-2 inhibitors like Vioxx and Celebrex, and heightened concern regarding long term use of other arthritis drugs, it is crucial that you know your options and the risks.

Rheumatoid Arthritis
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease causing inflammation and deformity of the joints. Other problems throughout the body (systemic problems) may also develop, including inflammation of blood vessels (vasculitis), the development of bumps (called rheumatoid nodules) in various parts of the body, lung disease, blood disorders, and weakening of the bones (osteoporosis).

Using Glucosamine for Osteoarthritis
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Information on how glucosamine actually works, the science backing glucosamine, and how to select the best glucosamine product...

Osteoarthritis: Explained Simply
08/12/10  Administrator
The first sign of osteoarthritis is the deterioration of healthy cartilage, therefore, understanding cartilage is crucial to understanding osteoarthritis and how you can effectively ease your osteoarthritis pain.

The Arthritis Diet: Foods to Avoid
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
I will start this tip with a list of foods to watch out for. While there over 100 different kinds of arthritis, they all have one thing in common. There are one or more foods that the sufferer is allergic to.

Celebrex and Vioxx Potentially Fatal
08/12/10  Article provided by www.vioxx-celebrex-side-effects.com/
Celebrex and Vioxx were approved for the U.S. market back in 1999 for the treatment of arthritis and other types of pain. Both of the drugs constituted a new class of drugs called Cox-2 inhibitors.

Fueling up with Water: The New Twist
08/12/10  J. R. Rogers
We have always been told that drinking eight 8-oz. glasses of water a day is essential to good health. As well, we have always been told that drinking soft drinks, coffee, tea and other liquid substitutes is not the answer.

Reducing Weight & Saving Your Load Bearing Joints
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Excessive weight can play a major role in the increase of osteoarthritis-related issues. It not only increases the amount of damage, it also has long-term consequences that can be severe. Let us consider this example.

Hip Dysplasia: Is Your Pet Suffering?
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Canine hip dysplasia (CHD) is a genetic, painful, crippling disease that causes a dog's hip to weaken, deteriorate, and become arthritic. It is a congenital condition and is the leading cause of lameness occurring in the rear legs of dogs. CHD is common in dogs, particularly in certain large and giant breeds, although smaller dogs and cats can suffer from the condition as well.

Glucosamine's Role in the Rehabilitation of Cartilage
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
There is often a misunderstanding of exactly what role glucosamine plays in rehabilitating cartilage within joints.

Secondary Osteoarthritis in Athletes
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
For anyone involved in sports activities, injuries are a way of life. It doesn't matter if you engage in these activities professionally or for recreation, you are at risk all the time.

The Exercise Component of Healing Osteoarthritis
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
When we experience pain, it is nature’s way of telling us that something is wrong with our body. Pain comes in two different forms: Acute pain is that which generally lasts less than 5-6 weeks. Chronic pain is the kind that seems to go on forever and is the most typical for those suffering from osteoarthritis.

Facts About Calcium
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Hi, this is Amy Wallace. I will be a contributing writer to the Arthritis Chronicle every now and then. I have suffered from osteoarthritis in my knees for a little over three years now. In this issue I will be writing about the benefits of taking calcium.

Tendonitis and Bursitis: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Reducing Symptoms, and Care
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Tendonitis is an inflammation of the tendons, the fibrous muscles that connect muscles to bones (Tennis elbow would be a classic example). A calcium deposit often accompanies tendonitis, causing inflammation. Bursitis is the inflammation of the fibrous sac that cushions the tendons.

Understanding & Dealing with Arthritis Pain
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
The first thing that one needs to learn when dealing with arthritis pain is to be able to manage it. Whether your pain is excruciating or merely a minor bother, it is not fun.

Stretching for Success
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
We have discussed the importance of exercise in increasing the odds of beating osteoarthritis in previous articles. Now, we are going to add some simple stretching exercises that can be added to your arthritis-beating regimen.

Body Focus: Proper Lifting Technique
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
If you are an arthritis sufferer, you may have a difficult time doing the very simplest of chores like going up and down stairs. Even getting out of bed can prove painful. When lifting objects, special care needs to be taken to lift things properly and with the least amount of strain.

Beating Fatigue
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
In even the mildest cases of osteoarthritis, fatigue can be a major issue. It is a "double-whammy" when pain gets out of control. Moreover, we are not talking about someone who is constantly in pain. It can affect any of you who are simply having a bad day. (Even one day of bad pain can become excruciating.)

Living Life Out of Alignment
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
There are simple things that we do in everyday life just because we become accustomed to doing them. You walk with a little outward “swing” in your step. Or, you twist your arm slightly when picking up something off the ground. Is there anything wrong with your leg? Or how about that ‘habit’ of twisting your arm?

Osteoarthritis and NSAIDs
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
There are many dangers and discomforts associated with using NSAIDs (Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs). The milder problems include cramps, constipation, confusion, drowsiness, indigestion, swelling in your extremities and (the hands, feet and fingers).

Isometrics
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
We have talked a great deal about the use of glucosamine and other synergistic ingredients that are being used to ease the suffering of osteoarthritis. We have also talked a great deal about diet issues. Finally, we have talked about exercise.

Building on Isometrics
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
We have discussed the importance of continuing an exercise program that will assist in beating the debilitating effects of osteoarthritis. Staying with this simple plan will make a big difference in your life if you are following all of the other tips we have provided.

Building on Isometrics (Part II)
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Each of the simple isometric exercises we have discussed play an important role in improving your upper body. One of the most affected areas for arthritic patients is the upper and middle back. This area in particular is one that feels the impact of arthritis and maintaining these muscle groups pays big dividends.

Building on Isometrics (Part III)
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
I can't count the number of emails I receive that ask about specific exercises that target some very difficult areas of the body. Here is one that seems to be a frequent trouble spot.

Arthritis and the Shoulder
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
If there is one joint in the body that has versatility it is the shoulder. There is no other joint that has the range and corresponding ability. Unfortunately, it is also the one that is most prone to frequent injury.

Danger of NSAIDs
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
In recent years, many have warned about the dangers of using NSAIDs to try to counter the pain from arthritis. Generally, users hope to reduce pain and inflammation which is of course, a problem for OA sufferers.

Lower Back Pain
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Oh, yes. Nearly everyone over the age of 40 is eventually plagued with that nagging, persistent lower back pain. In fact, being younger does not make you immune from lower back pain. Frequently, it strikes much younger individuals as well. It can range from mild pain and discomfort to pain that is simply crippling.

DMSO (Dimethyl Sulfoxide)
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Occasionally, someone will ask for an opinion about DMSO as an arthritis pain reliever. Although most who use high-quality glucosamine formulas know that clinically and practically they are on the right track, a few will explore DMSO. Before considering the use of DMSO, there are a few facts you should be made aware of.

Body Cells and Aging
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
I am contacted regularly by those who continue to believe that aging alone is the most significant factor in the development of arthritis. Of course, those of you who are regular readers of the Arthritis Chronicle know that I disagree.

Protecting your Shoulders
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
For those who are regular readers of this chronicle know that I am a strong advocate of exercise for those who suffer from arthritis. The benefits are powerful and at the same time, you have to use a little caution. This is one instance when I say do not tackle the problem with exercise; at least, not right away.

Holiday Time and Arthritis
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Since we are in the middle of and approaching more holidays, this might be a good time to talk about a common problem for those who suffer from arthritis pain. Of course, I am talking about depression.

Lifestyle and Supplements
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
We have talked about the bio-availability (absorption) of liquid supplements as opposed to pill or capsule form(s). For those who suffer from arthritis, this discussion centers on the use of liquid glucosamine.

The F.D.A. and Acetaminophen
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Since about 2001, the FDA has been taking a deeper look into dangers associated with taking acetaminophen (best known under the "Tylenol" brand name).

Maximizing Your Exercise
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
We have talked about getting maximum benefits from exercise. Our discussion centered around how "interval" exercising can enhance the joint and other health benefits you derive.

Intensity and Duration - Interval Exercising: Part 2
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Those who suffer from arthritis and want to gain maximum exercise benefits with minimum effort need to focus on two other important issues. Let's examine each in turn.

Possible Benefits of Combining NSAIDs with Glucosamine
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
A recent study conducted at Temple University has revealed an interesting development regarding the use of NSAID's (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs).

Stretching and Mobility
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
In previous editions of this Chronicle, we talked about some fundamental "static" stretching exercises that will assist with increasing mobility. Given the ease with which this can be used, it is something that every sufferer of arthritis should be doing every day.

New Glucosamine Studies in Europe
08/12/10  Posted by Administrator
The latest round of European studies regarding the use of glucosamine is not surprising. While these studies focused on post-menopausal women, there are important findings for men as well.

Sitting Down?
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
I have said many times that exercise is extremely important for those who suffer from osteoarthritis. It is especially important for those that are less active or work in an environment that is sedentary.

Liquid Glucosamine Better than Pill Form?
08/12/10  Administrator
Glucosamine is beneficial to the sufferers of osteoarthritis -- both humans and pets. It has been proven effective in easing osteoarthritis pain, rehabilitating cartilage, renewing synovial fluid, and repairing joints that have been damaged from osteoarthritis.

Special Report: What You Need To Know Before You Buy Glucosamine
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
Glucosamine is very promising for relief of arthritis pain and is backed by numerous double-blind, placebo-controlled studies. In these studies, glucosamine has been shown to rehabilitate cartilage and reduce the progression of osteoarthritis, and significantly lessen pain from arthritis.

The Demise of Vioxx
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
We have been telling our readers for years that there are inherent dangers in using prescription drugs like Vioxx. Citing the risk of heart attack and stroke, Merck Pharmaceuticals has now pulled its product from the market. This is the largest recall of its kind in medical history.

Riding a Bicycle and Arthritis
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
By now, all of you should understand that exercise is an important ingredient to handling arthritis. And of course, some of you are much more active with your approach to exercise including some who ride bicycles. Although this is not everyone's "cup of tea" many of you do ride.

Herbal remedies can have harmful interaction when taken with drugs for rheumatic arthritis
08/12/10  MedIndia.com
A recent study had pointed out the fact that herbal preparations and over the counter alternative medicines may react badly when taken along with medication for rheumatic arthritis.

More Precautions and Approaches to Using NSAIDs
08/12/10  JR Rogers
As our readers know, I am dead set against the use of NSAIDs. Over the counter NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are now being implicated in possible cardiac complications just as Vioxx and Celebrex have been. Of course, Bextra is on that list too.

Pedometers: An Interesting Finding
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
I was reading an interesting article in my local newspaper the other day. I say it is interesting because it raises an issue about some of the motivating factors involved in exercising.

Alternatives to Vioxx and Celebrex
08/12/10  Vioxx Lawsuit Help
Celebrex and Vioxx were introduced to the U.S. market in 1999 as arthritis painkillers. Both drugs, alongside Bextra, are part of a class of drugs called COX-2 inhibitors that were immediately popular when emerging onto the market.

Drug Company Empire Ready to Fall
08/12/10  Mercola.com
The $500 billion drug company dynasty finally appears ready to fall as the industry struggles to save face among continual reports of serious problems with well-known drugs.

Vioxx and Celebrex Side Effects
08/12/10  Vioxx Lawsuit Help
Patients taking both Vioxx and Celebrex are now finding it is more of a pain to take a pain reliever than it is not to.

What Is Arthr-IT IS?
08/12/10  Dr. Ben Lerner
During my first quarter of graduate school, I had to take a course in medical terminology. As I found out early on, chiropractic school was not much different than medical school. We had to learn to diagnose and, interestingly enough, terminology was the key to diagnosis.

Dangers of Vioxx and Celebrex
08/12/10  Vioxx Lawsuit Help
Twenty million people have taken Vioxx since its 1999 launch, and then in October 2004, Merck and Co. announced the drug was being taken off the market after studies showed patients who took it for more than 18 months had double the risk of heart attack and stroke.

History of Vioxx and Celebrex
08/12/10  Vioxx Lawsuit Help
Vioxx and Celebrex were both widely successful drugs for the pain relief of arthritis symptoms. Both emerging to the U.S. market in 1999, Merck and Pfizer both took part of a major direct-to-consumer marketing campaign of their drugs Vioxx and Celebrex.

How Fish Oil Protects Your Heart
08/12/10  Mercola.com
While there are many (unnecessary) pharmacological treatments for the prevention and management of coronary heart disease, both health professionals as well as the public believe simple dietary interventions may prove to be more beneficial.

Omega-3: How to Properly Increase Intake of Omega-3 with Fish Oil to Protect Against Disease
08/12/10  Mercola.com
You want to increase your overall health and energy level. You want to prevent heart disease, cancer, depression and Alzheimer's.

Coping With Stress and Anxiety
08/12/10  Trevor Dumbleton
Among the hardest parts of living in the modern world is stress and anxiety. With worries about work, the environment, the economy, natural disasters, terrorism, and the general state of the world, it seems that there is no end to the number of things to worry about.

Septic Arthritis
08/12/10  JR Rogers
I think it is important to understand that there are a great many kinds of arthritis. Some can be more serious than others and it is important to at least be aware of some of the symptoms.

Cure Your Arthritis - My Amazing Mom
08/12/10  Susan Graham
From the age of 11 to age 53 my mother avoided holding hands; they were painful to the touch, so puffed up, sore and hot!!!

Limiting Your Physical Activity Worsens "Muscle Arthritis"
08/12/10  Mercola.com
New research may challenge those living with fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions that live their lives believing increased activity means more pain.

Silent Heart Attacks, Sudden Cardiac Deaths Common For RA Patients
08/12/10  Mercola.com
Those suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have a higher risk of coronary heart disease; however, research has indicated silent, unrecognized heart attacks and sudden cardiac deaths are also vastly common in RA patients.

Do Magnetic Bracelets Ease Arthritis Pain?: Five Things You Must Know Before Trying Magnetic Therapy
08/12/10  Tom Frost
Although the idea of magnetic therapy has been around for centuries, the use of magnetic bracelets to ease pain is a hot topic in medical news today.

WHAT'S THE LATEST IN VIOXX
08/12/10  BLUR LOTERIÑA
Are you a Vioxx victim? Here’s something you have to know. Many people from all over the world were victimized by this drug. The Vioxx was produced by Merck and Pharmacia. It comes in liquid and pill form.

Arthritis-Fighting Drugs: The Ulcer Connection
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
If you read these chronicles, you know that I have constantly warned about the dangers of using NSAID's to tackle arthritis pain. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can cause serious problems and ulcers are one of them.

Vioxx Reapproved by FDA Panel Members With Ties to Drug Companies
08/12/10  Mercola.com
How could the FDA get away with such blatant conflict of interest? Ten of the 32 FDA panel members who voted to bring Vioxx back to the market, had financial ties to the drugs’ makers.

Use Omega-3s in Fish Oil Not Drugs to Fight Inflammation
08/12/10  Mercola.com
Relying on natural sources, rather than drugs, has been proven to be the safest, effective way to treat inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, according to scientists.

Our Shoulders Do Plenty and That is the Problem
08/12/10  JR Rogers
It's funny, but before I got involved in the arthritis business after my own injuries, I used to think that our knees were the easiest joint to injure.

Bextra's Safety Questioned
08/12/10  Bob Weiss
An increasing number of Americans are relieved to learn there are non-drug ways to ease pain now that safety questions have been raised about another well-known and widely used painkiller, Bextra.

Pfizer Asked to Stop Selling the Painkiller 'Bextra'
08/12/10  VOA.com
U.S. health officials asked drugmaker Pfizer to stop selling the painkiller "Bextra" because of concerns that the risks of using the drug outweigh the benefits.

Glucosamine Chondroitin and Chondroitin Sulfate
08/12/10  K. Perry
Glucosamine is readily produced in the human body and is necessary for the production of joint cartilage. As we age, producing enough glucosamine becomes more difficult and cartilage begins to detiorate causing stiffness and painful joints.

My Aching Elbow!
08/12/10  JR Rogers
Most of us have been through this at one time or another. For a great many reasons, we can get hit with pain in our elbows that just drives us crazy.

Arthritis Pain Relief 101
08/12/10  Charlene J. Nuble
Coming of age equals coming of a variety of body pains. And do you know what most of our oldies would complain about regarding this issue? Arthritis. An estimate of over 50 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions related conditions.

Using essential fatty acids for reducing arthritis joint pain
08/12/10  Rudy Silva
Essential fatty acids provide protection for the whole body. In particular it is effective in reducing inflammation as experienced in joint pain or arthritis.

What type of arthritis do you have?
08/12/10  Rudy Silva
Arthritis dates back to prehistoric times and is seen all through the ages in the joints of the skeleton remains. Most of you will have problems with your joints and it may be arthritis.

When to Use Walking Aids
08/12/10  Kay Zetkin
There are many factors that contribute to the possession and use of walking aids. From childhood, almost all of us have been in a situation wherein we have needed and relied on walking aids, at certain times in our lives and during certain periods of time.

Stiff and painful neck
08/12/10  Anonymous
Question : I AM 43 years old and lately, I have been suffering from a stiff neck. It starts suddenly and there is pain with movement. Sometimes, it may be accompanied with fever and even affects the shoulder blade.

Discover Which Fruit and Vegetables Help Relieve Arthritic Pain
08/12/10  Emily Clark
If you or someone you know suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, you know how painful and debilitating it can be. If you haven't walked a mile in those shoes, you can't imagine how frustrating it can be.

Herbs to help with gout
08/12/10  Anonymous
Question : I WAS told by my doctor recently that I have gout. My uric acid level is high. Since this may be at an early stage as I just had the pain attack, how can I manage it? Are there any supplements that can help?

Acupuncture
08/12/10  JR Rogers
We have talked about acupuncture before. However, it has been some time ago and I wanted to bring this up and add some interesting points.

Harsher Warnings for NSAIDS
08/12/10  Mercola.com
The FDA sent proposed label changes to various painkiller manufacturers regarding the risks associated with their drugs. According to the FDA's Web site, the new warnings were delivered to all makers of NSAIDS -- both prescription and over-the-counter.

Arthritis & Joint Health
08/12/10  StarHerb
Many millions of people are affected by pain and suffering from Arthritis and research has shown that Glucosamine and Chondroitin sulphates combined have given these people new hope and relief from their painful ailments.

Suffering From Joint Pain?
08/12/10  Yvonne Loubet
Joint pain can be caused by any number of things. It can be the result of an injury or overuse of the joint. If your joint pain is caused by arthritis, you will need to begin your search for an effective way to treat it.

For Arthritis Sufferers, Life Is a Bowl of Cherries
08/12/10  Rachel Williamson
Cherries have been receiving a lot of attention of late due to their beneficial effects on something that affects millions of people: arthritis. According to researchers, cherries contain anti-inflammatory properties that may work even better than over-the-counter drugs.

Arthritis Treatment, The Good And The Bad
08/12/10  Yvonne Loubet
We use this title because not all arthritis treatments are, shall we say, enjoyable. If you suffer from the painful effects of this debilitating condition though, very little can seem worse.

The Strain Factor
08/12/10  JR Rogers
As those who read this column know, I have recommendations that I know will help you to deal with the affects of arthritis. And, by now they are pretty well known. First, use a high-quality liquid Glucosamine for pain relief and to maintain general joint health. Second, eat sensibly and keep your weight down. And finally, get some exercise.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview
08/12/10  L. Hirt & eKnowItAll.com
Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease that affects your joints. It can cause swelling, stiffness, pain and loss of function in the joints it affects. Unlike other types of arthritis, it does not usually affect just one joint, but the matching joint on the other side of your body as well.

FATTY RUBBISH AND FILTH IN FLOUR
08/12/10  Margie - "The Arthritis Lady"
Most governments only scan for the most dangerous of these, like aflatoxin: http://lookup.atomica.com/gurunet/query?cid=180217560 , thought to be one of the most carcinogenic substances on earth. One study showed that, via a typically grain-predominant diet, a citizen could expect to ingest from 0.15 g to 0.5 g of aflatoxin per day.

What Causes Childhood Arthritis?
08/12/10  David Chandler
Childhood arthritis is a disease that occurs in children under the age of 16. It causes pain, stiffness, and swelling in one or more of the joints. This pain, stiffness, and swelling are called inflammation.

Pain Relief Drugs 101 what you need to know
08/12/10  Mansi gupta
Ever given a piece of thought to how actually one feels that a part of his/her body is paining? Majority of the response to this question will be in the negative. And ironically it is one piece of information that a person should be aware of.

Hot and Cold Therapy
08/12/10  JR Rogers
Someone called me the other day to ask this question again. What do you do for a sudden injury? Do you use a "hot pack" or a "cold pack?"

A Nice Reminder
08/12/10  JR Rogers
After all these years of writing about arthritis, it is refreshing to get a little reminder that some are listening. This time it came from a doctor.

For Arthritis, It is Just a Walk in the Park
08/12/10  JR Rogers
As you likely know, I have shared the three things that I feel give you the greatest success in dealing with osteoarthritis. First, that you use a high-quality liquid Glucosamine. Secondly, that you stay with a healthy diet regimen. Finally, that you exercise.

Initial Results of National Institutes of Health (NIH) Funded Study Reveal Glucosamine and Chondroitin Effective in Treating Moderate to Severe Osteoarthritis Knee Pain
08/12/10  Leiner Health Products
CARSON, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- For 21 million Americans hobbled by osteoarthritis, new science confirms nutritional supplements glucosamine and chondroitin are the right combination for effective knee pain relief(1).

Fighting Inflammation in a Big Way
08/12/10  JR Rogers
Over the years, I have discussed the issue of inflammation and arthritis. If you read all of my Arthritis Chronicles, you get a pretty good picture of ways to contain pain which of course, is a consequence of inflammation when you suffer from OA.

Is Glucosamine taking a new direction?
08/12/10  J. R. Rogers
Recently, I have been doing some extra research. And of course, there are always those who want to offer up their opinions whether they are warranted or not. At least, that is what I found in doing some of this extra reading.

Chronic Pain: Are you talking about it?
08/12/10   J.R. Rogers
I recently read some interesting studies about chronic pain. And of course, those who suffer from osteoarthritis can be it that situation.

New Clinical Studies Confirm It
08/12/10  J.R. Rogers
We have been telling our readers for years about the power of products like Syn-flex®. The recently completed GAIT studies have confirmed it. That is certainly more good news for those of you who suffer from Osteoarthritis.

Let’s set the record straight on Glucosamine
08/12/10  J. R. Rogers

Exercise can benefit arthritics and help avoid joint pain and injury
08/12/10  External Source

Walking Barefoot Decreases Lower Extremity Dynamic Joint Loading
08/12/10  External Source

ActiveXAmerica Features Specialized Search Engine on Arthritis
08/12/10  ActiveXAmerica News
ActiveXAmerica features a recently enabled specialized search engine on Arthritis. With this new resource will be easier for you to find related quality news, articles and information all over the selected network of sister pages and friend web sites.

Pound for Pound: My Aching Knees
08/12/10  J. R. Rogers
For those who are readers of my column you know pretty much what my position is on Osteoarthritis. A top-quality liquid Glucosamine product; exercise; and, a sensible diet.

Is Glucosamine taking a new direction?
08/12/10   J. R. Rogers
Recently, I have been doing some extra research. And of course, there are always those who want to offer up their opinions whether they are warranted or not. At least that is what I found in doing some of this extra reading.