Green tea, turmeric and more: 12 Supplements and herbs that can naturally relieve pain caused by arthritis

Green tea, turmeric and more: 12 Supplements and herbs that can naturally relieve pain caused by arthritis by: Divina Ramirez for Natural News Arthritis refers to a group of degenerative conditions that target the joints and the tissues that surround the joints. Common types of arthritis include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Although each type is influenced by unique factors, arthritis is generally characterized by pain, stiffness and inflammation in the hands, hips and knees. Medicinal herbs, vitamins and supplements for arthritis Fortunately, there are several herbs, vitamins and supplements that work to control inflammation…

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What’s an anti-inflammatory diet? Understand its benefits and which type is right for you

What’s an anti-inflammatory diet? Understand its benefits and which type is right for you by: Edsel Cook for Natural News These days, you can find many “anti-inflammatory diets” – some, even touted by big names. They all share the same basic idea — consume healthy foods that fight inflammation in the body while avoiding unhealthy edibles that may trigger that process. Inflammation is a process of the immune system that protects the body against disease. It is an immune response that triggers when an irritant appears inside the body and starts…

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Next time you eat an avocado, don’t throw out the pit: It’s great for treating inflammation

Next time you eat an avocado, don’t throw out the pit: It’s great for treating inflammation by: Evangelyn Rodriguez for Natural News The avocado is considered one of the healthiest fruits on the planet. This superfruit is packed with nutrients and healthy fats that promote heart health. Hence, it’s no surprise that it has found its way to the top of the list of the most consumed fruits, together with apple and berries. But while the fruit is appreciated mainly for its delicious and nutritious flesh, researchers have found a health-related benefit…

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What You Need to Know About Your Thyroid Health

What You Need to Know About Your Thyroid Health from Mercola Your thyroid, one of your most important endocrine glands, greatly influences almost every cell in your body. Aside from regulating your metabolism by releasing the necessary hormones, the thyroid is also important for the growth and development in children, as well as nearly every physiological process in your body.1 When your thyroid levels are out of balance, so are you. Too much (hyperthyroidism2) or too little (hypothyroidism3) hormone secretion can spell trouble for your overall health. A 2018 study…

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Top anti-inflammatory foods and supplements

Top anti-inflammatory foods and supplements by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola Chronic inflammation is a hallmark of virtually all disease, including cancer, obesity and heart disease. While inflammation is a perfectly normal and beneficial process that occurs when your body’s white blood cells and chemicals protect you from foreign invaders like bacteria and viruses, it leads to trouble when the inflammatory response gets out of hand and continues indefinitely. Your diet plays a significant if not primary role in this chain of events and is the perfect place to start to…

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Looking for pain relief? Try these 12 natural painkillers

Looking for pain relief? Try these 12 natural painkillers by: Stephanie Diaz for Natural News When you’re experiencing any physical pain, it is natural to reach for over-the-counter medicines like acetaminophen and ibuprofen. However, the long-term use of these medicines can severely damage your liver. To avoid irreversible liver damage and other adverse side effects, here are some suggestions for natural painkillers that are safer and just as effective. Essential oils and herbs that soothe pain Traditional healers have been using herbal medicines and essential oils to treat illnesses for many years. These…

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Buyer beware — Many fish oils are synthetic

Buyer beware — Many fish oils are synthetic by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola As you probably know, fish oil has long been touted as an excellent source of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), two marine-based omega-3 fats that are important for brain and heart health. What may come as a surprise is that many (if not most) fish oil supplements on the market these days contain synthetic fish oil. This little-known fact has been brought to the fore by a recent U.S. Supreme Court petition filed by Amarin…

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Corn silk can prevent inflammation on a cellular level, according to study

Corn silk can prevent inflammation on a cellular level, according to study by: Michelle Simmons for Natural News For centuries, native Americans have used corn silk (Maydis Stigma) as a natural remedy for various ailments. It is still being used today for different uses. Today, scientists have also taken an interest in the potential medicinal benefits of corn silk. In a study published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, corn silk was found to be a potential natural remedy for inflammation. For the study, a team of researchers at the Korea Institute of…

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Reishi mushrooms fight inflammation

Reishi mushrooms fight inflammation by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola While inflammation can be uncomfortable if not downright painful, it isn’t all bad. As part of your body’s immune response, it’s a biological defense mechanism that indicates your body is trying to throw off harmful stimuli and heal itself. Wounds and infections wouldn’t be able to heal without the inflammatory response. People may not be aware that inflammation is at the heart of a number of seemingly unrelated diseases and disorders. Inflammation is involved in dermatitis, appendicitis, tonsillitis and bronchitis, among…

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Could dementia be just another manifestation of chronic inflammation?

Could dementia be just another manifestation of chronic inflammation? by: Isabelle Z. for Natural News Cognitive decline is a part of getting older to some extent, but what causes some people to develop full-blown dementia while others will never experience it? While much about this illness remains a mystery, researchers are honing in on inflammation as a root cause of this condition. Blaming chronic inflammation on aging is an easy answer, but it doesn’t tell the whole story. Some behavioral factors, like obesity, a lack of physical activity, and smoking, can…

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