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Managing Arthritis and Inflammation Naturally 03/27/14

Clinical studies demonstrate that many forms of arthritis and joint inflammatory conditions can be managed effectively through specific dietary and supplementation practices, in conjunction with other natural treatments including chiropractic, massage, exercise, etc. Unfortunately, many people rely exclusively on anti-inflammatory drugs as their only approach to managing these problems, even though these drugs (non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, known as NSAIDS) produce intestinal tract ulcers (with potential int...

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Recent Studies Explain Why Vitamin D Supplementation is Helpful for MS, Autoimmune and Chronic Inflammatory Conditions 03/14/12

It is estimated that 1 billion people around the world are vitamin D deficient. A recent experimental study helps explain the many anecdotal reports of patients being helped by Vitamin D supplementation in cases of MS, autoiummune, and/or chronic inflammatory conditions. The study published by Zhang Y and fellow researchers, in The Journal Of Immunology (2012), showed that Vitamin D activates immune cells (e.g. macrophages) in a way that suppresses the release of inflamma...

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