Arthritis Affects More Than 50 Million Americans

May is Arthritis Awareness Month There are over 100 different kinds of arthritis that affect all different parts of the body and can cause a variety of health issues. Three well- known types are Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Juvenile Arthritis and each can cause pain, fatigue and inflammation.  There are many diseases that do not Read More

Degenerative Brain Diseases Can Start as Early as Age 45!

It had been previously thought that degenerative brain diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, did not begin until at least age 60. However, a 10 year study conducted on more than 7,000 participants has shown that memory loss and a decrease in comprehension and reasoning can start as early as age 45. Participants had their cognition tested Read More

What’s The Bottom Line on Joint Pain?

60-70% of people over the age of 70 have some degree of Osteoarthritis (OA).  So learning what starts the process and the inflammation that comes with it are important. The bottom line may be your cells; in particular, your mitochondria.  So what are these little things, and how do they relate to you.  The mitochondria Read More

Arthritis and Related Diseases, Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Lipid Replacement Therapy

By Prof. Garth Nicolson Department of Molecular Pathology, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, California (www.immed.org) Professor Nicolson is on the Board of Scientific Directors of the Road Back Foundation (www.roadback.org), a nonprofit educational organization that provides information on rheumatic diseases, such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, and their treatments.  He also serves on the editorial Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease, Can Nutrition Be A Key?

The risk of dementia is more overshadowing the older we get.  Alzheimer’s disease becomes the leading cause of dementia the older you are. Among the known risk factors for Alzheimer’s are age and nutrition.  Once you look beyond the genetic factors, age, nutrition, smoking, alcohol, head injury, and depression are the most related factors to Read More