Controlling the COX-2 Enzyme Can Reduce or Eliminate Pain After Surgery?

My wife had major surgery five days ago. She remained overnight and came home on Wednesday afternoon. She followed all the pre-op instructions about eating, clear liquids, and more before surgery. However, she also started taking whole fruit mangosteen juice … Continue reading

A Spice That Can Replace Pain Meds for Some

Turmeric, the golden spice, has been used for centuries to treat many health problems, primarily pain, and inflammatory disorders. Health Benefits https://health.usnews.com/wellness/food/articles/what-are-the-health-benefits-of-turmeric. Ayurvedic and Chinese practices use turmeric for simple health issues, indigestion or headaches, to more severe diseases such … Continue reading

Pain Relief You Don’t Know About

Pain management should be healthy for the whole body. Pain relief is needed to make our lives better. Some pain remedies are more harmful than helpful. Cyclooxygenase (COX) is an enzyme that regulates prostaglandins in our bodies. Prostaglandins are mediators … Continue reading

Protect Your Stem Cells for a Longer Healthier Life

A stem cell is a unique cell in our bodies. Our bodies have over 200 different cell types. Stem cells can become any one of these 200 different cells. They take the place of old and worn-out cells to help … Continue reading

Free Radicals Can Ruin Your Life

Free radicals exist all around you.  You create them every second of every day through exercise, breathing, eating, stress, etc. Free radicals are atoms or molecules missing an electron. An atom or molecule missing an electron has a mission to replace … Continue reading

Options for Arthritis Pain and Inflammation

COX-2 and 5-LOX are two inflammatory processes in your body. Each requires a different type of anti-inflammatory to be fully effective. What options are available to counter each process? AKBA (3-O-acetyl-11-keto-b-boswellic acid) binds directly to and selectively inhibits the 5-LOX … Continue reading

Treat the Cause

About ten days ago I spilled hot bacon grease over my left hand. It was an accident. I can’t remember exactly what happened. One second everything is fine. The next second I had hot grease over my hand, the stove, … Continue reading

Do You Really Have Options?

Many people are on prescription medicines. Do they need to be? I don’t know. Many diseases result from chronic low-level inflammation. Don’t confuse chronic low-level inflammation with acute inflammation. Acute inflammation is typically the result of an injury. It lasts … Continue reading

Pain Management – What Can You Do?

I couldn’t resist posting a picture of Navy Seals enduring pain through their training program, especially having to lay in cold water (59 degrees in the summer time in San Deigo Bay). The Basics: There are a number of processes … Continue reading