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Can weather changes cause joint pain?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 20 September 2016, Muscle and joint
joint pain

Meteorologists and weathercasters may not be the only ones who can predict weather changes.

Individuals who suffer from joint pain, too, can often feel dramatic changes in barometric pressure in their joints and predict weather changes such as an approaching storm…

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5 sports activities that promote joint health

by Sonia Chartier, on 7 March 2016, Muscle and joint
joint health

While physical activity is important, one thing we can’t ignore is the havoc it can wreak on our joints.

But most of the time, just a few changes to some of our physical activities or training programs are enough to provide relief and keep our joints healthy….

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Aging…without getting old overnight!

by Sonia Chartier, on 17 June 2015, Healthy Living

Golden agers are often bothered by minor problems such as insomnia, aches and pains from osteoarthritis and rheumatisms, fatigue, pins and needles and/or cold extremities.

Although these ailments may not be indicative of a disease process, they are annoying if not out right painful and interfere with quality of life. There are many over-the-counter natural remedies that might be of interest to help make life a little more pleasant.

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Science saved a star: The Arnica montana

by Sonia Chartier, on 15 April 2015, Muscle and joint
arnica montana

We have all heard that popularity has its down side. Arnica was a victim of its well-known effectiveness to soothe inflammatory pain. The stock of Arnica has been drastically reduced over the years by excessive wild collection and as a result, the plant must be protected.

For A.Vogel, using Arnica as a raw material was acceptable only if cultivated sustainably and organically. Experts shook their heads in disbelief as the rare mountain plant, Arnica montana, had so far resisted all attempts at cultivation. Could the experts be wrong?

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