University of Michigan research sheds new light on why certain people are more likely to suffer from rheumatoid arthritis.
New research from Ohio State University links loneliness to increased inflammation.
In addition to inflammation, being lonely can also lead to weaker immune responses.
by Dr. Nancy Ann Cotter
As I explained in What Is Yoga Good For ?, Yoga differs from conventional exercise programs in that it emphasizes body awareness, an attitude of kindness toward the body, and gentle movement past current limitations.
Here is a introduction to some of the more popular styles of yoga.
People suffering from chronic inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and asthma — in which psychological stress plays a major role — may benefit from mindfulness meditation techniques, Continue reading »
Pycnogenol, an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, can reduce inflammation and pain.
This anti-inflammatory effect of Pycnogenol is documented in a study by Dr. Raffaella Canali and colleagues from the National Research Institute on Food and Nutrition in Rome.
Painful side effects –
Up to 75 per cent of patients who take statins to treat elevated cholesterol levels may suffer from muscle pain.
Scientists at the Center for Healthy Aging at the University of Copenhagen have now identified a possible mechanism underlying this unfortunate side effect. The results have been published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology.