Do I have Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease affecting joints of the body. People with RA might have inflammation or pain in their hands, fingers and wrists or their knees, ankles, feet and/or toes.  Normally, a person’s cartilage acts as a “shock absorber” for the joints. However, RA messes with the cartilage and eventually people… Read more »

The Nightmare of Dealing With Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis, commonly known as MS, is a disease in which the immune system attacks the protective sheath covering a person’s nerve fibers. This causes communication problems between the brain and the rest of the body via the central nervous system (spinal cord), and ultimately there’s deterioration or damage done to a person’s nerves. How… Read more »

Risk Factors for Arthritis

There’s a good chance that you or someone you know has arthritis. After all, about 1 in 4 adults in the U.S. have it! Now here’s the question most people ask: “Can you control some risk factors to avoid getting arthritis?” The answer is yes and no. Controllable Arthritis Risk Factors What are some risk… Read more »

What Are the Causes of Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia’s exact cause is unknown. Even with all the research that has been done, we still don’t know what causes it, but we do know it involves a number of factors. What might be some of the potential causes of fibromyalgia? Central Nervous Changes Perhaps a person has developed changes in the way their central… Read more »

Signs of Chronic Inflammation

How do you know if you have chronic inflammation? It can show up in a number of ways. There are several signs to look for… Tingly Feet First, do you have tingling feet or feel more thirsty or tired than usual? You might have inflammation that’s affecting how well your insulin works. Insulin plays a… Read more »

Things to Know About Inflammation and Microdose Therapy

Are you dealing with arthritis, asthma, dementia, fibromyalgia, MS, osteoarthritis or Parkinson’s disease? One thing all of these diseases have in common is inflammation. Whether it’s acute or chronic, one thing is for sure: it’s awful, isn’t it? Aches and pains along with things like heartburn, headaches and swelling can make everyday life more difficult…. Read more »