Category: Inflammation

Why Are You Living with Knee Pain?

When people hear “total knee replacement” (TKR), they imagine risky surgery, a lot of pain, and months of recovery time. If you have knee problems, you may avoid the discussion and choose to grin and bear the daily pain. I am here to tell from personal experience that addressing it at the start makes so...

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Adrienne’s Journey: The Power of Turmeric

Click Play & Hear from Adrienne…   Outside San Antonio, Texas, Adrienne began a fine day in July 2018 as she usually does, riding the ring with her horse Dusty. But what happened next wasn’t usual.  Spooked, Dusty reared up and threw Adrienne to the hard ring floor. “I shattered my ankle and my talus...

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6 Signs You May Have Chronic Inflammation & What to Do About It

If you’re focused on keeping yourself healthy for now and as you age, then there’s one thing you should pay close attention to, perhaps more than anything else, and that is chronic inflammation.  Inflammation is a good thing. It’s a self-limiting response to infection or injury. For instance, if you sprain your ankle, your body...

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The 10 Worst Foods for IBS

For many people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), symptoms may be triggered by specific foods. What triggers your symptoms may be different from what triggers the symptoms of fellow sufferers, but these 10 foods are likely culprits for anyone with IBS. 1. Gluten Although gluten is often unfairly demonized, it’s fair to say that gluten...

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How to Stop Urinary Tract Infections Before They Start

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are common in women, especially as we age. Unfortunately, UTIs are commonly over-diagnosed and over-treated with antibiotics, which can lead to antibiotic-resistant organisms. Urinary tract infections have a number of causes. A UTI may result when urine pools in the bladder due to an obstructed urinary flow, and the pooled...

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5 Crucial Omega-3 Benefits and How to Make Sure You’re Getting Enough

Omega-3 fatty acids are an essential part of any diet, but it’s especially important to get adequate omega-3 as you advance in age. Since your body doesn’t make omega-3 on its own, the only way to get them is through what you eat or through supplementation....

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9 Benefits of Turmeric Golden Milk & a Recipe to Make It at Home

Turmeric, that bright yellow spice that flavors many a tasty Asian dish also packs a health punch that benefits your body in numerous ways. Turmeric is one of the most studied natural spices on Earth with know health benefits going back thousands of years....

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5 Easy Steps to Improve Your Liver Function

Your liver works hard to remove toxins from your body and plays a key role in your metabolism, circulation, hormonal balance, and healthy digestion. It detects the presence of toxic substances like heavy metals and by-products from the breakdown of medications and either converts them into harmless substances or releases them into the bowels so...

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Top 10 Terrible Foods for Digestive Health

As we age, our digestive systems can get out of whack. Foods that we used to eat with impunity now keep us up all night with heartburn and indigestion. Even seemingly harmless foods can do a number on your gut health. Avoiding foods that cause problems for you is the best way to deal with...

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How B. Lactis Improves Your Gastrointestinal Health

In your digestive tract is a veritable zoo of microorganisms, a complex community that works together to keep things moving gracefully through your digestive system. Your gut flora plays a major role in your digestive health and your overall wellbeing. According to the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, your gut bacteria supplies essential nutrients to...

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The Role L. Gasseri Can Play in Your Weight Loss Journey

It’s not so easy to lose weight at 50 as it was at 30 but dropping even just 10 percent of your body weight can dramatically improve your overall health and help you live longer. Unfortunately, there are no miracle magic cures for weight loss, but the good news is that certain supplements can help....

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