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Hip pain and myofascial release

March 30, 2013

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by Maria Troia —  Hip pain affects individuals of all ages and can have various causes, including osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis or common muscle strain. Such hip pain can happen while walking on flat surfaces, up and down stairs, squatting or sleeping on the painful side. Hip pain may be experienced in the hip […]

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Replacement medicine vs. regenerative medicine

March 24, 2013

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Far too often, I hear from a patient that he or she was never told that there was an alternative — such as regenerative medicine — to surgery and joint replacement. It is particularly sad when a patient has had replacement medicine and is still in pain. This article […]

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Serrapeptase — an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever

March 17, 2013

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by Dr. J. Michael Pece —  Serrapeptase is a relatively new supplement that is gaining wide recognition among medical providers for its anti-inflammatory, pain relieving and fibrolytic (breaking down fibrin, scar tissue, atherosclerosis, etc.) effects. The Serratia peptidase enzyme was discovered in the early 1970s in silkworm intestines. The silkworm uses this enzyme (Serratia E15 […]

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Is a gluten-free diet in your future?

March 1, 2013

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by Marianne Crafts-Brandner —  Is someone you know on a gluten-free diet? It is quite possible that person has celiac disease, an intolerance to gluten that causes damage to the intestine. Gluten is found in the following grains: wheat, rye, barley and wheat-related grains such as triticale, kamut and spelt. Oats, although they do not […]

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Boost the immune system with beta glucan

February 19, 2013

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by Debbie Williams —  Do you ever get the feeling you have been duped by the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and traditional medical industries? You may be a member of the growing group that is questioning and asking, “Do I really need to take that drug or is there something natural that does not have side […]

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Wag your tail to health

February 4, 2013

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by Steve Kricun —  Dr. Ichi Lee believes he has unlocked the key to improving your health in the simplest way. And it all starts by wagging your tail. Lee, a Korean physician, subscribes to the philosophy that we should heal ourselves. “The best and most knowledgeable healer lives inside of you,” Lee said. More […]

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Lyme disease

January 22, 2013

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by Dr. Warren M. Levin —  If you have been traipsing from one doctor’s office to another with a potpourri of symptoms ranging from rashes to achy joints to arthritis, chronic flu, fatigue, sore throat and headaches, to name just a few, you might have Lyme disease. Lyme disease gets its name from the town […]

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The heavy facts about being overweight

January 9, 2013

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by Dr. Melissa Dawahare —  With the popularity of NBC’s hit show “The Biggest Loser” and Dr. Phil’s book, The Ultimate Weight Solution, the topic of weight loss is in the spotlight. People across America are beginning to participate in weight loss programs, eat better and exercise more. This trend comes just in time, because […]

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The anti-inflammatory diet

December 31, 2012

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by Marianne Crafts-Brandner —  Why is eating a rice cake as bad for you as eating a doughnut? Why are so many people plagued with arthritis these days? What’s the connection between fat and wrinkles? The answer to these questions: “It’s all about inflammation!” Whether it is doughnuts, potato chips or rice cakes, each of […]

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Meadowsweet — not just for pain

December 30, 2012

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  by Dr. Jennifer Burns —  Meadowsweet (Spirea ulmaria), a member of the rose family, was one of the sacred herbs used by the Druids. In the early 1800s, a doctor extracted salicylate from the flower part of the plant and used it to treat pain. The anti-inflammatory effects of this herb make it ideal […]

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Celiac disease: a hidden cause of osteoporosis

December 24, 2012

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by Marianne Crafts-Brandner —  One night, at the age of 62, Doreen rolled over in bed and fractured a vertebra in her spine. Unable to move, she had to be rescued by an emergency medical team. She spent three weeks flat on her back in a hospital bed. Initial tests showed that she had severe […]

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Antioxidants = anti-aging

December 21, 2012

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by Amber Geller —  What are antioxidants? You may have heard that they have something to do with blueberries. While that is true, there is much more to these powerful nutrients that ultimately guard your body against free radicals. Dr. Michael Cutler, M.D., director of anti-aging research at the National Institutes of Health, says, “The […]

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Trigger point tools to release fibromyalgia pain

December 10, 2012

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by Betsy Timmerman —  Healing from fibromyalgia requires a multifaceted approach. Vitamin and mineral deficiencies must be corrected; an acidic cellular state must be made more alkaline; muscles must be stretched and strengthened just so; sleep disorders must be rectified; and a proper food plan must be in place. Some people use a combination of […]

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