5 Keys to Maintaining Healthy Joints

5 Keys to Maintaining Healthy Joints

Although you may not be able to completely avoid developing conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or other joint injuries, you can still take proactive steps towards protecting your joints. Joint injuries can greatly impact the quality of your day-to-day life, so it is important to do what you can to help protect your joints, lessen…

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Natural Remedies for Reducing Joint Discomfort

Natural Remedies for Reducing Joint Discomfort

Joints are the areas where 2 or more bones meet, and are mostly mobile, allowing the bones to move. Joints consist of cartilage, a type of tissue that covers bones’ surface where they meet. Joint pain, especially as you age, is incredibly common, resulting from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, gout, strains, sprains, or other injuries.…

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Foods to Avoid for Bone Health

Foods to Avoid for Bone Health

A healthy diet is essential for maintaining bone health. Key nutrients include calcium, vitamin C, vitamin D, magnesium, vitamin K, zinc, and protein. But what about foods to avoid? There are some foods and groups of foods that are not beneficial to your bone health, and can actually contribute to conditions such as osteoporosis. In…

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What to Look for in a Bone Health Supplement

What to Look for in a Bone Health Supplement

Osteoporosis is a porous bone disease. It is a condition where your bones become brittle, thin, and weak due to loss of bone mass. Your bones lose their density and become much more susceptible to breaks and fractures. If broken bones occur this causes pain, disability and will greatly impact your everyday life. Osteoporosis is…

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What Foods Help Restore Balance and Equilibrium

What Foods Help Restore Balance and Equilibrium

You have probably heard of a balanced diet, but have you ever thought about a diet for balance? Balance and equilibrium concerns are an increasing problem for people as they age, and are the most common reason older adults seek help from their doctor. Good balance means you can control and maintain your body position…

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The Thyroid Sleep Connection

The Thyroid Sleep Connection

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck. It produces hormones that are secreted into your bloodstream and affect virtually every part of your body. The main hormones the thyroid produces are triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4). T3 and T4 play a large role in regulating how your body uses…

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Warning Signs That You May Have a Collagen Deficiency

Warning Signs That You May Have a Collagen Deficiency

You have probably seen collagen advertised as part of supplements, food, and skincare. Collagen is an important nutrient for a variety of tissues in your body. But did you know that you have been making collagen your whole life? Collagen is a protein found in your muscles, tendons, bones, ligaments, organs, blood vessels, skin, intestinal…

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What to Look for in a Quality Thyroid Supplement

What to Look for in a Quality Thyroid Supplement

Treatments for thyroid conditions such as hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid cancer often require medications or supplements. Hypothyroidism is when your thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones, whereas hyperthyroidism is a condition in which your body produces too much. Thyroid conditions are often treated with medications such as thyroid hormone replacement, surgery, and radiation…

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How to Use Collagen Powder in Your Meals

How to Use Collagen Powder in Your Meals

Collagen has become a widely used supplement to support healthy hair, skin, and nails, relieve digestive issues, build muscle mass, boost the immune system and reduce joint pain. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and plays many roles in your anatomy and physiology. Collagen provides a structural framework for your bones,…

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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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