Sources of Enzymes for Reducing RA Inflammation

Why Do You Need Additional Sources of Enzymes Did you know that there are sources of enzymes you can use to supplement the enzymes your body needs to function? Both raw food and enzyme supplements can provide you with additional enzymes if you are enzyme deficient. Last week we explored the role of enzymes in […]

The Role of Enzymes in Fighting Autoimmune Inflammation

Did you know that enzymes are a substance produced by our body that act as a necessary catalyst to activate every organ and process in your body. If you have RA it is possible that you are enzyme deficient. What is the role of Enzymes/ How do Enzymes Improve Autoimmune Diseases? What Are Enzymes? The […]

Zinc Mineral Levels in People With RA

Zinc mineral levels in people with RA: Did you know that Zinc is one of the most common deficiencies in patients with RA? People with RA have difficulty absorbing zinc. Why Does your Body Need Zinc? Zinc supports your immune system by supporting T-cell growth, programed cell death, gene expression and by protecting your cell […]

Long-term Consequences of Chronic Pain Caused By RA

Did you know that there are serious long-term consequences of chronic pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis. Untreated chronic pain can cause harm to your body that gets worse the longer it lasts. How Does Chronic Pain Affect Your Body if You have Rheumatiod Arthritis? Untreated chronic pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis can result in serious […]

Can Selenium Deficiency Exacerbate Your RA ?

Did you know that Selenium deficiency has been identified in scientific studies as an essential trace element  that is often deficient in people with rheumatoid arthritis?(6) Why is Selenium an Essential Trace Element That You Need if You Have RA? Studies have found that selenium deficiency is not uncommon in people with RA. For that […]

RA Junction Review of 2016

This post is a review of some of the best RA Junction discoveries in 2016. RA Junction Review of Gut Health, Supplements, Diet As you know, current science has tied rheumatoid arthritis to gut health. Here are some newer findings on diet, nutrients and ways to improve your gut health. Learn how a healthy digestive […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanks to all the RA Junction followers and comentors. I wish each of you a warm, happy, healthy  2016 Thanksgiving. Saundra

Transform Your Health: Reset Your Circadian Rhythm

Reset your circadian rhythm to improve your health. Last week was a difficult week for a lot of us. The time change and a very stressful election occured within two days. Many of us lost a lot of sleep. Loss of sleep can put stress on your circadian rhythm which negatively affects your health. Read […]

Can Functional Medicine Transform Your Health?

The Power of Functional Medicine ” The goal of Functional Medicine is to promote health and vitality in each patient. Practitioners examine each patient’s lifestyle and unique biochemical factors to identify the underlying factors of their disease and find treatments that help return patients to optimal health.” (1) There are many advantages to being treated […]

Learn How A Healthy Digestive System Functions

How Does A Healthy Digestive System Function? Your digestive system is extremely important to your well being. It is responsible for processing the food you eat in a way that allows your body to get the nutrition it needs. You can see Mayo Clinic’s description of how your digestive system functions in this YouTube slide show. […]