Tag: joints

Collagen Explained: Not All Are Created Equal

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Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies. It is found in our bones, skin, nails, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Think of Collagen simply as the ‘glue’ that holds us together. While our bodies naturally produce Collagen, by the time we hit age 25, the rate at which it is produced decreases at a…

Health Spotlight: Rheumatoid and Osteo- Arthritis

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Arthritis – stiff, painful, swollen joints – is not a single disease. There are more than 100 arthritis-related conditions. The most common is osteoarthritis – “wear-and-tear”. Nearly 27 million Americans have osteoarthritis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Osteoarthritis, in which joint cartilage is broken down and lost, largely affects the spine,…

Raising Awareness: June is National Safety Month

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Injuries are a major cause of disability for individuals of any age. However, it is the leading cause of death for those aged one to 44 years old and the fifth leading cause of death in the whole population! Fortunately, through safer behavior and following simple safety precautions, so many of these accidents and fatalities…

Feed the Superstructure of your Bones with Powdered Collagen

If you add Collagen Protein to your diet it helps improve your skin and hair, your nails can resume growing, your bones will benefit and often your joints are more comfortable and less creaky. It has to be a collagen that is hydrolyzed.

Low Back Pain: The Pains of a Busy Life

What’s just as frustrating as the pain itself is that it may have a variety of causes not well-investigated by your physician. In fact, there may be very little medical reason why you are walking around stiff and sore.