Osteoarthritis aka OA is the most common form of arthritis. This article addresses osteoarthritis, not rheumatoid arthritis, although both are painful and disabling disorders.
Nail fungus is very common, both on the toe nails and the fingernails, although more common in toenails. It usually begins as a white or yellow spot under the tip of the nail. But as the fungus grows, it can go deeper, and discoloration usually occurs.
Muscle cramps can be painful. They can be very localized and small to very large depending on the muscle and the area of the muscle. Muscle cramps, are usually, although not always, caused by a magnesium deficiency. Calcium helps to constrict muscles and magnesium helps to relax muscles.
Is your liver toxic? Oh probably. With all the pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, POPs aka persistent organic pollutants, toxins in our foods, hygiene products, cleaning products, air pollutants, heavy metal toxicities, pharmaceutical drugs, etc etc etc, our livers are usually loaded with toxins.
You never want to develop kidney stones. As one nurse put it – they are just as painful as giving birth, you just don’t get the happy ending...
Apart from the obvious pun, insomnia is not just a frustrating experience, but it causes all kinds of other issues. There are a number of causes of insomnia, and a number of side effects, and a number of treatments.
Did you know that your brain doesn’t have pain receptors. But it does have pressure receptors. So when there is pressure – you will get a headache. Okay, so what can cause pressure? The most common causes include: Then we have the more serious issues that can include: There are different types of headaches: Cluster […]
First off, what is gout? Gout is caused by a build-up of a substance called uric acid in the blood. Your body naturally produces uric acid and normally keeps it under control. However, if your kidneys cannot eliminate the excess uric acid, it can build up and cause tiny sharp crystals to form in and […]
The body is very good at talking to us if only we had learned to listen rather than confuse it with pharmaceutical drugs! When the body has an infection, there are several ways the body can eliminate the intruder. If the pathogen is in the respiratory system, the body can cough it out or sneeze […]
Most people don’t think about their eyes or their eyesight till something goes wrong. Me included. At the age of 25, overnight I lost my sight, to the point I couldn’t read STOP on a stop sign sitting right in front of it. Wow. That was scary. My specialist told me I would be legally blind […]