If you’re thinking of adding turmeric to your diet, please try it. Turmeric (Curcuma longa) has two dozen anti-inflammatory qualities, is effective in treating pain, and the risk of turmeric supplement side effects is low. The spice is commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine and may prevent cancer, reduce the risk of pain, and treat arthritis.
Are you looking for ways to manage your arthritis? Try some turmeric.
Turmeric has been used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for over 4000 years, Western medicine is now discovering the benefits of turmeric for arthritis. Here’s a way to eat your medicine and enjoy it too.
Turmeric for Arthritis: The Benefits
Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory. If you have […]
Dear airline seat designers,
We frequent flyers are a sore bunch. Plane seats cause so much pain I’d even give up my 70% dark chocolate in exchange for better seats.
For some silly reason, most seats have a bump at the top that pushes your head forward. If you’re 5’10, that bump probably fits nicely into the curve […]
Feeling tired? Is your pain causing you stress? Here’s what I recommend for my patients.
Get Your Nutrients
We change our body chemistry every time we eat.
Every day, your body suffers countless injuries. Most of the time these injuries are tiny and your body quickly heals them. For example, you […]
Pain is complex. We don’t fully understand what causes pain. We do know, however, that inflammation is a large factor and can impact every cell type and organ system. Inflammation is how our body reacts to harmful substances like bacteria, viruses, and damaged cells and is responsible for most of the damaging effects we […]
If chronic pain were a club, most of us would be unhappy members of it.
The statistics of chronic pain and health in America are frightening. In 2004, we spent $16.6 billion to relieve pain, most of it to purchase over-the-counter or prescription drugs. Almost half of us seek care for pain each […]
Do you suffer from back pain? You’re not alone.
Many patients come to me for help with their back. In fact, back pain is the largest cause of disability across the world. The good news is you can often cure your back pain. There’s even better news as well: you don’t need prescription drugs to do it.
Here’s one of my favourite analogies. The chemical makeup of your body is like the soil that we grow plants in. For your body to grow and heal, your chemical makeup needs to be full of balanced nutrients — just as soil has to be full of balanced nutrients for beautiful and healthy plants.
The Link […]
Do you wish your chronic pain would go away?
Doctors now realize that we haven’t done a good job treating people with chronic pain. Many of the painkillers doctors prescribe – and that you’ve likely been treated with – are risky and not very effective. The issue is not a lack of good drugs but the […]