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Osteoporosis Medication Side Effects and Alternative Treatment!

Osteoporosis Medication

Osteoporosis is a medical condition in which the bones in the body are depleted at a greater rate than which they can be replenished. This in turn leads to bones that are more fragile and brittle, which can result in fractures and injury as the condition progresses. Typically, treatment for osteoporosis involves the use of medications, most commonly bisphosphonates. However, there are also other types of osteoporosis medication available, as well as hormonal therapy too. Each medication that is used to treat osteoporosis comes with a certain level of risk of mild, moderate and even severe side effects. This leads many to turn to natural pain management techniques to cope with symptoms, as well as natural methods to both help rebuild and protect the delicate…

Anti Osteoarthritis Diet – Foods to Avoid and Treatments to Consider!

Osteoarthritis Diet

For many people, treating osteoarthritis comes with one, if not multiple regular medications. These can lead to side effects and other problems that can leave some seeking natural treatment options instead. There are many different types of treatment for osteoarthritis that do not involve medications, and some are therapy based while others are lifestyle based. One of the most common and often simplest ways that people try to manage their condition is with an osteoarthritis diet. It may sound a little extreme, but making dietary changes can be a simple and easy way to help manage some of the symptoms of the condition. The key focal points of an osteoarthritis diet are to reduce inflammation, build stronger cartilage, and reduce body weight, all of which…

Rheumatoid Arthritis Hip Pain Symptoms That Will Shock You!

Arthritis Hip Pain Symptoms

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that affects over one million people living in the United States. It’s not curable, and is thought to be caused by hormones, genetics and environmental factors, although nobody knows really for sure what the cause is. Rheumatoid arthritis most notoriously affects the hands and the wrists as well as other smaller joints in the body. But, it can also affect larger joints as well, including the knees, shoulders and hips. Symptoms tend to vary little between affected locations, however certain complications such as osteoarthritis of the knee and hip RA can actually have an impact on mobility as well as of course being painful. RA in the hip can be especially problematic, and can lead to excessive swelling…

Neck And Shoulder Pain Relief – Hot or Cold Or Medication?

Shoulder Pain Relief

Neck and shoulder pain are some of the most common, everyday ailments plaguing many, many people. Whether the result of a health condition, occupation or normal daily activity, pain in the back and neck can spring up without warning, and can be problematic to treat and relieve. Medications, therapy and hot and cold remedies are often the go-to lines of action for dealing with these types of pain management. Which is best for you will depend on your individual needs, the source of discomfort and your preferences regarding neck and shoulder pain relief. Medications are one of the most common remedies for pesky neck and back pain. Typically, over the counter products like NSAIDS and acetaminophen are employed. However, there are some drawbacks to using…

Neck And Upper Back Pain Relief – Acupuncture Vs Cryotherapy Sauna

Upper Back Pain Relief

For people who spend their work days sitting at a computer, or truck drivers who spend many hours on the road, one occupational hazard associated with some of the most common jobs is back discomfort, particularly upper back and neck pain. The question of how to relieve back pain is most commonly answered with medications or massage. However, prescription and even over-the-counter medications can have short and long term side effects, and massages only provide temporary relief, if any at all. One new potential alternative treatment for neck and upper back pain relief is whole body cryotherapy. It’s less well known that other alternative treatments like acupuncture, but when compared side by side, the use of cryo treatment for neck and upper back may be a superior solution to the needle based…

Most Effective Chronic Lower Back Pain Relief – Hot Or Cold Therapy?

Chronic Lower Back Pain

There is little evidence to support the use of cold therapy for chronic lower back pain. Heat, particularly moist heat, is more commonly recommended, although cold may be employed in the case of inflammation or a back injury. However, whole body cryotherapy is looking to dismiss the notion that hot therapy can’t be beat for back pain, or chronic pain in general, by promoting a trifecta of beneficial changes within the body. Wondering what is cryotherapy? Well, it’s the practice of rapidly cooling the surface of the skin to incredibly low temperatures for a short period of time without incurring tissue damage. Participants enter a cryochamber or a cryo sauna and, with protected hands and feet, remain in motion while liquid nitrogen is pumped into the chamber or cryo sauna unit….

10 Alternative Knee Pain Treatment Options Reviewed For Results!

Knee Pain Treatment

Alternative medicine in itself is not new. In fact, many of the methods we consider alternative today were the only medical options available in their day. Some exceptions to this include cryotherapy, a newer and abundantly promising alternative pain relief technique. If you’re considering alternative knee pain treatment options, start with this list of the top 10 available now, including the new natural cryo sauna solution that promotes continual relief from joint and muscle pain: 1. Supplements and Herbs: Few alternative healing options are as well known as supplements, which is unusual since there us a lot of misleading information pertaining to their quality, dosage and effectiveness. That’s thanks to a lack of regulation in the supplement industry, which means that many synthetic products that you may find at your…

Best Natural Knee Joint Pain Relief – 10 Tips To Choose a Safe Treatment

Joint Pain Relief

If you’re not hip to a motherload of chemical medications to achieve joint pain relief, you may be considering natural and alternative treatment options. There are many choices available – including supplements, acupuncture and saunas. One that was developed for treating sufferers of rheumatoid arthritis (RA)but is now used in a wide range of medical conditions and is becoming much more popular with professional athletes is whole body cryotherapy. The process involves the deep freeze of external tissue over a period of a couple of minutes, which safely stimulates a multitude of healing responses within the body. When choosing a therapy for natural knee joint pain relief whether caused from RA, osteoarthritis or even an injury, a solid bet is cryo treatment. So begin selecting the best natural solution with this checklist…

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