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Osteoarthritis Symptoms Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Osteoarthritis Symptoms.

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Dietary Supplements for Osteoarthritis

When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo...  Read more

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

Foods That Fight Osteoarthritis

Unlike other forms of forms of arthritis, your risk of developing osteoarthritis is largely related to lifestyle factors like diet, weight, exercise, and previous injury. In fact, dietary and lifestyle changes can have a huge affect on the prevention...  Read more

The Causes of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a major health problem affecting an estimated 21 million adults in the United States alone. Osteoarthritis begins with the breakdown of joint cartilage which results in pain, stiffness, swelling a...  Read more

The Mega Benefits of Omega 3s

In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren’t...  Read more

Debating having my thyroid checked, after reading about it, seems like I have a lot of symptoms that
Updated 7/30/2016 3:17:00 PM

Debating having my thyroid checked, after reading about it, seems like I have a lot of symptoms that could relate to it. Can't hurt right?? Haven't had it checked since I was 14 and I'm almost 22 now...  Read more

l am tired too much. can it be a symptom of somet
Updated 7/21/2016 12:07:59 AM

l am tired too much. can it be a symptom of something?...  Read more

Read an article about symptoms of gluten intoleran
Updated 6/25/2016 11:19:43 AM

Read an article about symptoms of gluten intolerance. I have almost all of them, bloating, digestive problems, vertigo, fatigue, etc. Do any of you know of a gluten free diet I can try? #help #glutenfree...  Read more

Yuck... I'm taking metformin to help with PCOS symptoms. The good news is that I've lost enough weig
Updated 5/24/2016 4:02:57 PM

Yuck... I'm taking metformin to help with PCOS symptoms. The good news is that I've lost enough weight that I have to lower my dosage... the bad news is that while I'm figuring it out I have sugar crashes & have to eat extra calories. :-[...  Read more

I have osteoarthritis in my hip. I take 2 Aleve wh
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I have osteoarthritis in my hip. I take 2 Aleve when I will be walking for long distances. It usually helps with the pain....  Read more

Herbs and Supplements for Osteoarthritis

You've been managing your osteoarthritis for a while now. You know that the medications your doctor prescribed for you play an important role in relieving pain, making joint movement easier and preventing further damage from inflammation. But like...  Read more

Herbs and Supplements for Osteoarthritis

*** Benefits-----Glucosamine sulfate may reduce joint pain and tenderness, especially knee pain. Some studies also suggest that it may slow or stop the progression of osteoarthritis. Keep in mind that it can take up to eight weeks before glucosam...  Read more

Lupus and Fibromyalgia Butterflies

People living with SLE and Fibromyalgia. Tips to endure flare up times and every day fatigue and pain symptoms. A safe, welcoming community together celebrating our small and large victories....  Read more

Flip-Flops May Not Be So Bad After All

Last spring I wrote a blog about my obsession with my beloved flip-flops. With the exception of a few months during the winter, flip-flops are my primary spring, summer and fall shoe staple. I wear them almost every day, the only exception is when I...  Read more

Runner's Knee: Exercise or Rest, Which is Best?

Ask any runner, or non-runner for that matter, what one of the most common running injuries is and invariably many will mention patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)--AKA runner's knee. It has been reported that as many as 70% of all runners will s...  Read more