Arctic Air and Your Arthritis

Winter can be wonderful: beautiful snowfall, sipping hot chocolate and snuggling up by a cozy fire. But stiff and sore joints can be a definite downside to the cooler months; plenty of people suffering from arthritis and osteoarthritis find that cold weather makes their condition worse. Barometric Pressure One aspect of cool weather that could… Read more »

CalMax Customer Satisfaction

We know CalMax is an excellent source of pain-fighting relief.  But don’t take our word for it – these happy customer reviews speak for themselves! “I took a fall on my right elbow and tore a ligament in my shoulder.  I was in so much pain.  I took a teaspoon of CalMax in hot water… Read more »

Cold Weather Pain Fighting Tips

Much of the nation has been encased in a blast of arctic air causing freezing cold temperatures.  Even sunny Florida is feeling the chill.  As the temperature decreases, inflammation of your muscles and joints can increase causing pain and irritation.  There are several things you can do to combat the consequences of cold weather. Dress… Read more »

OmegaKrill and Glucosamine Supplements Help Manage Osteoarthritis

If you or someone you love is consumed with pain associated with osteoarthritis, there is hope.  The latest research suggests that glucosamine alone isn’t enough.  But glucosamine paired with powerful omega 3 fatty acids might just be a winning combination. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), osteoarthritis (OA) is a disease characterized by… Read more »

Without Licaps® Technology, Krill Oil Capsules May be Rancid

When it’s fresh, krill oil is an excellent source of Omega 3 fatty acids.  However, krill oil has a chemical structure that makes it highly susceptible to spoiling or oxidation. The oxidation process begins as soon as the oil is exposed to oxygen, heat or light.  The antioxidant found in krill oil, astaxanthin, can act… Read more »

Are Doctor’s Ignoring Guidelines for Back Pain Treatment?

Despite recommendations to treat back pain conservatively, the number of people being prescribed powerful pain killers or referred for surgery and other expensive care has increased in recent years, according to a new study. “This is kind of concerning,” said Dr. Steven Cohen, an anesthesiologist and critical care doctor at the Johns Hopkins School of… Read more »

The Three R’s of Arthritis

Did you know that over 16,500 Americans die unnecessarily annually from arthritis medications? Although these medications can sometimes be helpful, natural remedies and supplements have been shown to be more effective — and very safe. In addition, they help heal your joints, as opposed to medications which may actually accelerate arthritis. Arthritis, a universal disease,… Read more »

Short-term Back Pain Today,
Life-Long Pain and Disability Tomorrow?

We’ve all suffered from occasional back pain.  Perhaps a day of yard work or heavy lifting has left you wincing in pain.   However, a new study published in The Journal of Pain suggests that the short-term back pain you feel now could be a precursor to long-term pain and disability. The study followed roughly 500…

Krill Oil – The Superior Omega-3 Supplement

Your doctor probably told you to take a fish oil supplement. Why? Because fish oils contain Omega-3s, which have proven benefits for your brain, joints, cardiovascular system and just about every part of your body? Our bodies can’t produce omega-3s so we have to get them from foods. But many fish sources contain toxins. Krill… Read more »

Losing Weight Can Alleviate Painful Symptoms of Osteoarthitis

Obesity and Osteoarthritis Did you know that being only 10 pounds overweight increases the force on the knee by 30-60 pounds with each step?  Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disorder with painful symptoms in the hands, knees, hips, back and neck.  Overweight women are nearly 4 times more likely to develop knee osteoarthritis… Read more »