Understanding Diverticulitis – Is There a Treatment?

A Closer Look at Acidophilus Understanding Diverticulitis - Is There a Treatment

The digestive system is made up of made-up of the gastrointestinal tract and your liver, pancreas, gallbladder, and gastrointestinal or GI tract. The GI tract is a series of hollow organs that are connected from your mouth to your anus. The organs that make up your GI tract, in the order that they are connected,…

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Why Your Joints Don’t Have to Hurt As You Age

Why Your Joints Dont Have to Hurt As You Age

Joint pain is a common symptom of aging. As you age, the protective cartilage in your joints begins to break down. However, joint pain is not inevitable with age. There are plenty of treatment options to both prevent and treat joint pain, ranging from exercise to alternative supplements, to medications, and even surgery.  Arthritis is…

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Why Calcium Isn’t Enough for Strong Bones

Why Calcium Isnt Enough for Strong Bones

Calcium is vital for maintaining strong bones. Calcium is a major building block of your bones, with the skeleton storing 99 percent of your body’s total calcium. The calcium in your bones also acts as a reserve for the calcium needed by your nervous system and muscles. As you age, your body’s ability to absorb…

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How to Support Natural Collagen Production

How to Support Natural Collagen Production

Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body. Collagen is a main component of facia, cartilage, ligaments, tendons, bone and skin. Not surprisingly, collagen has many different functions in your body. Collagen provides structure, strength and elasticity to the skin, it strengthens blood vessels, is involved in blood clotting and plays a role in…

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Best Foods for Enhancing Cognition

Best Foods for Enhancing Cognition

With age, some level of cognitive decline is to be expected. However, age is the largest risk factor for more serious cognitive issues such as memory loss and dementia. These are defined as cognitive declines that interfere with independent functioning. While normal age-related declines in cognition may be minor inconveniences, dementia is a serious and…

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Best Supplements for Eliminating Joint Pain

Best Supplements for Eliminating Joint Pain

Chronic joint pain, such as in the knees, hands, elbows, and shoulders, is not a rare condition. Often, osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis that affects almost one-quarter of people in the United States, is the culprit. Osteoarthritis is a “wear and tear arthritis” and occurs when the protective cartilage at the ends of…

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Collagen the Age Reducer

Collagen the Age Reducer

Collagen supplements have become increasingly popular, mainly for skin health and appearance. While many people used to inject collagen or apply it externally to the skin, it has now become the norm to ingest collagen, whether in pill, powder, or liquid form. We now know that the collagen molecule is too large to cross into…

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Turmeric

The Amazing Health Benefits of Turmeric

You have probably heard about turmeric, seen it at the store, or even tried it for yourself. Turmeric, and its active component curcumin, have become increasingly popular in the past few years. Turmeric and curcumin have many scientifically-proven health benefits, and many studies have already been, and are currently being conducted. Curcumin has powerful anti-inflammatory…

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Symptoms of a Thyroid Disorder

Symptoms of a Thyroid Disorder

Thyroid disorders affect at least one in eight women, and sometimes men as well. Due to the general nature of thyroid disorder symptoms, over half of the people with a thyroid disorder are unaware of their condition. A poorly functioning thyroid can lead to a variety of diseases and disorders, so identifying your condition early…

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Everything You Need to Know About Thyroid Health

Everything You Need to Know About Thyroid Health

The thyroid gland is considered the master gland, influencing almost all of the metabolic processes in your body. The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located at the front part of the neck, and is responsible for making thyroid hormones that are essential for the proper functioning of all of the cells in your…

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