Articles for: Bone, Muscle & Joint Health

In this section, learn more about the cutting edge research surrounding bone density health strategies. Also learn the mechanics of musculoskeletal issues such as pain, strains, sprains and decreased flexibility in joints. Learn how to support healthy blood flow to the bone, muscles and joints, which is required for natural healing and repair.

Last Chance To Get Your Vitamin D Tested

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes, 32 seconds North of Atlanta there are basically no UVB rays from the sun from October through April, which means your body can’t make vitamin D from the sun. Folks north of these latitudes should be eating lots of organ meats and fish liver oils – […]

The Miracle of Lymph

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Average Reading Time: 6 minutes Understanding the lymphatic system provides insights into the body’s profound ability to care for itself. In Ayurveda it is the first system we treat, but in the west, it is simply not addressed until a frightening diagnosis is made. Perhaps the most forgotten, under-studied and […]

Protein Deficiency: The Hidden Signs

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Every winter I find myself treating an inordinate number of patients for protein deficiency. Most of them are quite health-aware and have made conscious decisions as to what they include – and don’t include – in their diets. But somehow, despite their best intentions, they find themselves with this very […]

Boswellia for Your Joints

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Boswellia serrata – also known as Indian Frankincense – has been used in Ayurveda to support healthy joint function for thousands of years. Traditionally, it was understood to support healthy blood flow to the joints while breaking up scar tissue surrounding the joints. In a recent study, boswellia was found […]

Surprising Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

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While pumpkins seeds have become type-cast as the seed for prostate health, exciting new research has been linking pumpkin seeds to health benefits for the heart, bones, bladder, joints, and mood (1). Support Bladder Function and Urinary Flow In one study, 53 men ages 50-80 took pumpkin seed extract for […]

Surprising Symptoms of Poor Digestion

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In this series of newsletters on stubborn weight loss I am addressing poor digestion, which is another cause of weight gain. This article and video is geared to those of you who once digested well but started struggling with weight gain or digestive issues. Are you now eliminating foods, taking […]