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Osteoarthritis And Treatment Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Osteoarthritis And Treatment.

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

Dietary Supplements for Osteoarthritis

When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo...  Read more

The Causes of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a major health problem affecting an estimated 21 million adults in the United States alone. Osteoarthritis begins with the breakdown of joint cartilage which results in pain, stiffness, swelling a...  Read more

Foods That Fight Osteoarthritis

Unlike other forms of forms of arthritis, your risk of developing osteoarthritis is largely related to lifestyle factors like diet, weight, exercise, and previous injury. In fact, dietary and lifestyle changes can have a huge affect on the prevention...  Read more

5 Healthy Habits That Are Making You Sick

You eat right (most of the time), hit the gym regularly and keep a clean house, especially during cold and flu season. So, why are you still getting sick? It turns out that some of the best things we do to stay healthy can expose us to germs when don...  Read more

Having a good day here. I start chemo treatments a
Updated 9/24/2016 9:06:33 PM

Having a good day here. I start chemo treatments again next week. #cancerstinks Start each day with a grateful heart and attitude. Your attitude determines your latitude! Say a kind word to someone, you never know who needs it! :)...  Read more

Anybody experienced Cervical Osteoarthritis? My
Updated 9/20/2016 1:13:56 PM

Anybody experienced Cervical Osteoarthritis? My husband has been having episodes where he just passes out or get dizzy. It appears as if he is having a heart attack but heart issues have been ruled out....  Read more

Has anyone done the apple cider vinegar treatment?
Updated 9/16/2016 6:33:59 PM

Has anyone done the apple cider vinegar treatment? I did it for a few weeks in the summer but just now starting back up. Has it worked for you guys?...  Read more

It is NOT a weight loss drug. It IS "a treatment

It is NOT a weight loss drug. It IS "a treatment option for chronic weight management in addition to a reduced-calorie diet and physical activity. "...  Read more

I'm on steroid treatment which makes me crave swee
Updated 6/27/2016 7:01:33 PM

I'm on steroid treatment which makes me crave sweets all the time. I have gained 10 kgs in the last 2 months! Any suggestions on how to manage sweet tooth while on steroids?...  Read more

Ovation Hair Care

grow, strengthen your hair! An outstanding product that added thickness, enabled growth of new hair and repaired damaged hair. I love it and it helps prevent the damage that sweating causes!...  Read more

Herbs and Supplements for Osteoarthritis

You've been managing your osteoarthritis for a while now. You know that the medications your doctor prescribed for you play an important role in relieving pain, making joint movement easier and preventing further damage from inflammation. But like...  Read more

Living with Rheumatoid Autoimmune Disorder (RAD)

This group is for those with RAD (RA), their friends and family members. This condition and its treatments can challenge us as we try to exercise and eat right, but it will not defeat us!...  Read more

Flip-Flops May Not Be So Bad After All

Last spring I wrote a blog about my obsession with my beloved flip-flops. With the exception of a few months during the winter, flip-flops are my primary spring, summer and fall shoe staple. I wear them almost every day, the only exception is when I...  Read more

Runner's Knee: Exercise or Rest, Which is Best?

Ask any runner, or non-runner for that matter, what one of the most common running injuries is and invariably many will mention patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)--AKA runner's knee. It has been reported that as many as 70% of all runners will s...  Read more