Table of Contents Introduction Fibromyalgia is classified as a rheumatic autoimmune disorder that affects between three and six million Americans. It is most commonly seen in women of childbearing years, but children, the elderly, and men can also develop this disorder.  The diagnosis of fibromyalgia requires that the patient must experience widespread pain in all […]

Diet for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

The research review paper I am citing today was published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition on Nov 8, 2017.  It’s a fabulous review article with concluding recommendations by the researchers that address the role of dietary practices in the management of rheumatoid arthritis.  But the recommendations also apply to other autoimmune diseases that affect […]

How Natural Anti-Inflammatory Supplements Benefit Us

Table of Contents Introduction In recent years scientific studies have demonstrated that many forms of arthritis and joint inflammatory conditions can be managed effectively through specific anti inflammatory foods and supplementation practices, in addition to other natural treatments such as joint mobilization, manipulation, muscle therapy, acupuncture and exercise.  Beyond the use of glucosamine sulfate as […]

Can Stem Cells Injection Heal Joint Injuries?

Based on the prevailing research I encourage most patients over the age of 40 to take a supplement each day that contains 500 mg of glucosamine sulfate combined with several natural-anti-inflammatory agents such as quercetin, bromelain, and MSM. After age 40 the body makes less glucosamine, which is required for cartilage synthesis, and thus, without […]

3 Anti-aging supplements

Table of Contents Introduction It may be hard to believe, but after age 40 our bodies are actually designed to undergo decline, decay and degeneration setting us up for crippling degenerative arthritis, osteoporotic fractures, angina, heart disease, congestive heart failure, powerful infections, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, cataracts, and cancer. Although a healthy diet […]