RA is an inflammatory condition, which means if you have RA, you should be focusing on things that reduce total body inflammation. Many people find at least some relief through diet and lifestyle modification, and/or supplementation.
Headaches are a very common symptom. Unfortunately, they can be caused by many things, making them difficult to treat. In this article, I'm going to cover what I believe are the most common causes of headaches, and it should help many people manage this potentially debilitating condition.
The body requires a lot of potassium in order to function optimally. Specifically, the adequate intake is currently set at 4,700 mg. This is a lot for one single nutrient, which is why less than 2% of Americans aren’t hitting that number. It can be quite difficult for people to get enough potassium in their diet. Persons with food sensitivities who cannot eat some of the higher potassium foods will definitely need to evaluate their current intake.
Many have unrealistic expectations when it comes to a health, wellness, or fitness program, and some don't believe that they can achieve better health. There a few crucial things to think about when it comes to setting realistic health goals.
Copper is a trace element, is required for our bodies to function, and is crucial for optimal health. In fairly recent years, experts were worried that everyone was getting too much copper, and too much is toxic to our bodies. I'm convinced that many people have low levels of copper.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the #1 killer in developed and developing countries. Early research suggested that dietary cholesterol raises total cholesterol, and higher levels of total cholesterol has a poor relationship with cardiovascular disease risk. This led to the recommendations to eat low amounts of cholesterol. More research has suggested otherwise, which is why the 2015 Dietary Guidelines of America committee stated that there is a lack of evidence suggesting the need to limit cholesterol intake.
Feeling lightheaded upon standing is a common characteristic of orthostatic intolerance. Orthostatic intolerance can be caused by many things, including a dysfunctional nervous system, viruses, low blood volume, and is associated with disorder such as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) and Mast Cell Activation Disorder (MCAD).