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This Supplement Works as Well as Drugs to Stop Knee Pain

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Featured Article, Pain Relief by INH Research0 Comments

Big Pharma’s solution for knee pain is a deal with the devil.

Most of the nearly 50 million Americans with painful knees have osteoarthritis. And the drug of choice is celecoxib. It is one of the world’s biggest-selling pain relievers. Its main draw is that it is non-addicting.[1]

But taking a standard dose of celecoxib (Celebrex) triples the risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or dying from cardiovascular problems.

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Arthritis Sufferers Go to Pot

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Pain Relief by Garry Messick0 Comments

People with arthritis and other aches and pains are flocking to CBD and medical marijuana for relief—and they’re getting it, a new study finds. 

About 20% of orthopedic patients with chronic pain are using a cannabis product, researchers found. The patients say the supplements are working.

Nine out of 10 said CBD and/or medical marijuana effectively manages their pain. Four in 10 said the supplements allowed them to take fewer painkillers.

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The Deadly Arthritis Lie

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Big Pharma, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

For years, doctors treated arthritis patients this way…

First, they would recommend aspirin, ibuprofen or another NSAID medication to ease the pain. 

If that didn’t work, they would prescribe something stronger. If the patient had knee or hip arthritis, the choice was often an opioid drug.

Addiction? That wasn’t seen as a problem because doctors believed patients truly in pain did not become addicted. 

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The Osteoporosis-Exercise Myth

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

If you’ve been diagnosed with osteoporosis, you may think, “My bones are fragile, so I should take it easy to prevent a fracture.” 

It’s a logical thought. But it’s completely wrong. 

A new study shows that exercise doesn’t lead to more fractures. It is actually one of the best ways to prevent them.

The research was published in the journal JAMA Network Open.

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The Mainstream Treatment for Joint Pain Does More Harm Than Good

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Featured Article, Health Warning, Pain Relief by Garry Messick0 Comments

Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder in the U.S. More than 30 million Americans suffer from it.[1]

It’s caused by the breakdown of cartilage between joints, which acts as a cushion. It’s often called “wear-and-tear” arthritis. That’s because it strikes when the cartilage wears down from overuse or injury. Bone rubs against bone causing inflammation, swelling, and pain. It can be debilitating.

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The Surprising Cause of Arthritis

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Big Pharma, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

Doctors have always been mystified about the cause of rheumatoid arthritis. 

About 1.3 million Americans suffer with the joint condition. It’s an autoimmune disease in which your body’s own immune system attacks your joints. 

Doctors have always suspected that genetics were the main cause. But new research points to a different culprit: antibiotics

The study was published in the journal BMC Medicine.

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