Category Archives: Arthritis

The herb of the month is……..Devil’s Claw!!!

     Is your back pain a pain in the neck? Or you tend to have general aches and pains in your joints? Fed up with taking painkillers an want to try something natural? You are at the right place! … Continue reading

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Why work really is a pain in the neck (and back) for one in four of us

Article in the Daily Mail – Quarter say work is responsible for backaches, sore necks and joint pain – One in six told survey that problems were caused by chair they use at work – And one in seven felt … Continue reading

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Spice up your life…..with Turmeric Xtra!!

Article in today’s Daily Mail by Angela Dowden Discover the health benefits of using your spice rack. This week: Turmeric for damping down inflammation. Turmeric’s antioxidising abilities make it a good preservative, and the main component, curcumin, also works as … Continue reading

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Herbs that can rub away the pain of creaky joints

Article in today’s Daily Mail. Scientists say run-on gels containing the herbs arnica and comfrey may ease the pain of arthritic joints. Researchers from Australia analysed a total of seven placebo-controlled studies which looked at rub-on joint relief products containing … Continue reading

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Obesity ‘may pose osteoporosis risk’

Obesity may be a risk factor for the frail bone disease osteoporosis, a study suggests. US researchers have discovered that some people who are overweight have hidden fat inside their bones that could make them weak and prone to fractures. … Continue reading

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How to give that tennis strain the elbow

How to prevent and beat the common sports injury by Dr Ellie Cannon, Mail on Sunday With Wimbledon in full swing, tennis courts across Britain are heaving with those inspired to dust off their racquets for a couple of sets. … Continue reading

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A spicy new recipe for healing nerve damage

A commonly used curry spice could help treat damaged nerves. Curcumin, the main ingredient of turmeric, is thought to have an anti-inflammatory effect. In a new animal study at the General Hospital of Shenyang in China, it’s been used to … Continue reading

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