Trigger finger occurs when your finger or thumb moves into a bent position. In severe cases, it can lock into this position. This problem occurs when the covering of the tendon in the affected finger narrows. You are more prone to trigger finger if you perform repetitive tasks that involve gripping or have certain medical conditions like diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis. Continue reading
Did You Know…
… that pomegranate can help alleviate the pain and discomfort of arthritis and other rheumatoid conditions? Continue reading
Did you know…that an all-natural herbal cure helps prevent heart disease, boosts your immune system and relieves the symptoms of autoimmune disease such as arthritis?
Beta-sitosterol is a natural, non-toxic plant sterol found in all oil-producing plants, including fruits, vegetables, grains, seeds and trees. Continue reading
Pain is a symptom associated with just about every disease you can think of. There are different types of pain and different intensities of pain. Although it’s a symptom universally disliked by everyone, pain is often a just a warning that something is wrong. If you have stomach pain, maybe you’re eating a food you’re allergic to. If you have back pain, maybe you’re wearing the wrong shoes Continue reading
Since bariatric surgery bypasses the sites where vitamins, minerals, and trace metals are absorbed, this can clearly lead to deficiencies of certain nutrients. This article is about what the three surgeries do to five essential nutrients.
“Biliopancreatic Diversion” (BPD) surgery commonly causes deficiencies in vitamin B12, folate and iron. It less commonly does the same for vitamin D and calcium.
“Short Limb Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass” (RYGB) surgery commonly causes deficiencies in vitamin B12 and iron. It less commonly does the same for vitamin D, folate and calcium. Continue reading