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Research Suggests Arthritis Sufferers Prefer The Natural Approach

Earlier this year, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare re-published a report: ‘Medication Use for Arthritis and Osteoporosis’ as published by the Complementary Healthcare Council of Australia on May 10, 2010.

This report not only detailed prescription medicine use, but also over-the-counter complementary use ingredients, with some very positive findings.

The report said: “Complementary Medicines are commonly used as primary interventions for arthritis and osteoporosis.” The term ‘complimentary medicines’ was used throughout the report for natural substances the body requires for good health and of course for good bone and joint health.

The study found that in fact natural alternatives (our preferred term for ‘complimentary medicines’), are used more and more for all sorts of joint pain and inflammation as the preferred choice of prevention, care and even repair.

The report brings together data on the use of medications for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis from the 2004-05 National Health Survey (NHS) and the Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH) General Practitioner (GP) activity surveys from 1998-99 to 2007-08.
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Gallstones or Muscle Strain?

About The Gallbladder
Your gallbladder is an organ that sits just under the liver. It helps you digest fat by storing and secreting the bile produced in the liver. When you eat fatty food it secretes this concentrated bile through ducts into the small intestine where your food starts to be digested.

When the liver is not functioning properly, or when nutrients like choline or taurine are deficient, the bile that collects in your gallbladders becomes thickened or gritty. The health of your liver is extremely crucial to long-term health. A congested liver is the root reason behind many modern diseases such as acne, yeast infection, leaky gut, digestive issues, as well as gallstones.

Many think gallstones are a function of poor gallbladder function, when they are actually produced in the liver and just stored in the gall. This can occur more often after age 30 especially in women, as a result of nutritional deficiencies, a toxic liver or hormonal issues. You can then have trouble processing and digesting fats due to the lack of viscosity of the bile. This can result in nausea, abdominal cramps, strangely coloured or loose stools or pain in the right side of your abdomen after you eat, especially after a larger sweet, heavy, fatty, or spicy meal.

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Reduce Your Cardiovascular Disease Risk . . . with These 3 Simple Ideas


Heart Health

Your health is an investment – possibly the best investment you will ever make. If you invest in it now, you will see big returns in the future. If you don’t, it could cost you big time down the line!

Heart Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death today, and it is up to you to take preventative measures to avoid being one of the government statistics later.

Cardiovascular disease is the western world’s biggest killer, yet Mother Nature provides three cardiovascular-assisting remedies that cost very little.

Here are 3 ‘Low-Cost’ Cardiovascular Support Nutrients . . .
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