Lectins Are Proinflammatory and Associated With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Did you know that lectins are proinflammatory and are associated with rheumatoid arthritis?  Those of us who have Rheumatoid Arthritis should probably consider reducing our exposure to lectins. This post is a sequel to a previous post about lectins. A new book has been published about the dangers of lectins so I am revisiting the […]

New Research Addresses Pain Reduction and Gene Expression: Ways to Improve Your RA

Below are three new research projects that have the potential to improve your RA. Nutrigenomics can potentially put your RA in remission by simply determining what foods you need to consume to change the way your genes express themselves. The Rezzimak Tuner can relieve some RA pain. The pain relief of acupuncture treatment can be improved […]

Improve Your RA by Filtering Your Water

Did you know that you can improve your RA by filtering your drinking water?  There are currently many pollutants in your drinking water that can exacerbate your rheumatoid arthritis. Pollutants from ground water, industrial waste and even prescription drugs can still be found in drinking water. Why Should You Filter Your Water? There is a Safe […]

Need Help Managing Your RA? Hire a Health Coach

  Do you need help managing your RA ? Consider hiring a health coach. A certified Health Coach has the training to assist you in designing an individualized health plan that will meet your health goals. What Is a Health Coach? There is a lot of confusing information about RA out there. Your physicians to not […]

Treat RA Joint Pain With Movement. Avoid Disuse Syndrome.

RA Pain Can Lead to Disuse Syndrome  Did you know that RA joint pain can lead to a diagnosis of disuse syndrome if you do not include exercise as part of your RA treatment plan? What is Disuse Syndrome? Medical dictionaries define disuse syndrome as a “deterioration of body symptoms as a result of prescribed […]

Mind Body Treatments to Ease RA Pain

Science has established that using mind body treatments to ease RA pain can reduce the chronic pain of rheumatoid arthritis. In my last post, we discussed how your brain processes chronic pain. Scientists have found that it is possible to change the way the brain perceives chronic pain using some mind body treatments. Types of […]

Learn How Your Brain Processes Pain and How You Can Relieve Your RA Pain Naturally

How Your Brain Processes Pain There are three types of pain: Acute pain is caused by an injury to the body that can last for a few minutes up to six months. Chronic Pain persists long after an injury has healed or can exist even in the absence of trauma. It usually lasts longer that […]

Is LIfe Without Plastic Possible? Learn How To Improve Your Health by Reducing Your Exposure

Is Life Without Plastic Possible? The answer to that question is likely “NO”, but we can all benefit from reducing our exposure to plastic. In today’s world, we are surrounded by plastic. It is in water bottles, baby bottles, carpet fiber, any packaged food you purchase in the grocery store, polyester clothing, vinyl clothing, printing […]

Advantages of Physical Therapy: Learn How Physical Therapy Can Improve Your RA

Advantages of Physical Therapy Did you know that there are many advantages of physical therapy as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis? The American Physical Therapy Association defines a physical therapist as licensed professional with graduate training in “examining, diagnosing and treating”conditions that limit the body’s ability to move and function in daily life. That is […]

Dangers of the Herbicide Atrazine: Protect Yourself from Exposure

  Did you know that the dangers of the herbicide atrazine can compromise the health of people with autoimmune diseases? Atrazine is the most common herbicide found in our drinking water.  If you have RA, your immune system is already under stress. You need to do all you can to protect your immune system from […]