Joint health

Joint pain causes

Anybody who has ever visited grandma or grandpa as a small child may well remember the distinctive antiseptic smell of Bengay joint pain reliever. The fact is, as we grow to be grandma and grandpa’s age, joint pain creeps up on all of us. The elderly are, of course, most commonly thought of when it […]

TMJ treatment

TMJ is the commonly used short form of temporomandibular joint, which is a disorder that affects joints in the jaw area. TMJ is known to integrate the mandible, which is the lower jaw to the skull’s temporal bone that is situated in front of the ears. These particular facial muscles are known to be essential […]

Cartilage regeneration supplements

Every joint of the body are reliant over the cartilage present in them. The cartilage only gets its nutrition from movements made by the body and absorption. There are many situations where an accident may lead to a loss in the cartilage in any part of the body. For such an incident, there are many […]

High uric acid symptoms

It is unfortunate that usually high uric acid symptoms will only show themselves once you already have a gout attack. Gout is caused by a high level of uric acid collecting in one’s joints in crystallized form and its presence can only be confirmed through blood and urine laboratory tests. This is an illness that […]

Arthroscopic surgery

If you are having major joint pains or problems, your doctor may elect to do arthroscopic surgery. This type of surgery involves inserting a very thin camera called an arthroscope into your joint so that the doctor can visually examine the joint surface, the cartilage, the bones near the joint, and the various ligaments and […]

Knee arthritis

When you have developed arthritis in the knee is means that you have a degenerative disease that is destroying the cartilage in the joint of your knee. The most common form of arthritis is called Osteoarthritis. This disease can be inherited but commonly this condition is brought on by an injury to the knee. If […]

Green lipped mussel extract

Xtend-Life has replaced their GLM-Omega3 Plus supplements with Green Lipped Mussel Powder. It helps with the pain and inflammation of arthritis. Green Lipped muscles are found only in the coastal waters of New Zealand. Licensed marine farmers are the only ones allowed to commercially produce these sea creatures. Because of the expense, many manufactures prefer […]

Best arthritis supplement

Many people who suffer from arthritis pain are looking for natural product to relieve their condition. Their hope is to stop taking prescription medications so they can avoid negative side effects these conditions can cause. Arthrit-Eze (Not Just Joints), a product by Xtend-Life, may work well for you and may just be the product you […]

Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a disease that causes chronic inflammation. It affects the spine and the sacroiliac joints. Sacroiliac joints are in the lower back located where the sacrum joins the iliac bones. The sacrum is the bone directly above the tailbone and the iliac bones are located on both sides of the upper buttocks. When […]


Fibromyalgia is a rheumatic disorder that causes muscle and joint pain as well as fatigue. Fibromyalgia Syndrome is called a syndrome as it usually presents with a set number of symptoms. These symptoms include pain in the muscles and joints all over the body, weakness and fatigue which can become incapacitating, a pain threshold that […]

Glucosamine/Chondroitin/MSM supplements

Many people are familiar with glucosamine and chondroitin as health supplements however MSM is not as well known. Both glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate are substances that are normally found in the human body. These substances are found in the cartilage which is present in our joints. These supplements have been available for consumers for some […]

Degenerative joint disease

Degenerative joint disease is also referred to as osteoarthritis. It is also the most common form of arthritis effecting over 80% of the population that are age 60 or older. The term Arthritis is used to describe several conditions that are caused by degenerative changes of the body’s joints and the joint structures. With osteoarthritis, […]

Gout treatment

Although the name might sound familiar to you, most people probably don’t really know much about gout. The term sounds kind of odd and scary, but really it is nothing more than a form of arthritis. The difference is that while gout affects bones and joints similarly, it is a result of something completely different. […]

Natural arthritis pain treatment

A reliable pain reliever is one of the major needs of people who suffer from arthritis. The excruciating pain they feel from such activities as simply climbing stairs can be disheartening, and they may eventually become depressed. If a person is unable to move properly, his or her body becomes unbalanced and most of the […]