Joints are the places on the body where two or more bones meet. Humans have three main types of joints: synovial, cartilaginous, and fibrous. Synovial joints are freely movable, meaning that they allow you to extend, rotate or pivot the bones to which they are connected. Some common examples of synovial joints are the knee, elbow, wrist, and knuckle joints. Cartilaginous and fibrous joints provide little to no range of motion; the fibers that connect the bones on your skull...Read More
Unless you have been living on a remote tropical island (and if you are I am jealous), it is unlikely that you have not been exposed to the nonstop hype and claims about CBD being a cure for every illness known to men or women– So I felt a need to put this huge and growing topic into perspective for my readers. In other words, what we do and do not know, and whether or not there is a rational...Read More
The power of huge corporations and politics adds up to Americans paying the most in the world for healthcare yet two years ago we were ranked dead last for the fifth time in the developed world and last year the World Health Organization listed the U.S as 37th in overall efficiency. A few of the 36 countries that rate higher than the U.S. are France, Italy, Singapore, Spain, Israel, Austria, Portugal, Greece, Ireland, Columbia, Germany, the UK, Sweden, Canada, Chile…...Read More
So you’re pretty healthy and your doctor wants you to take a statin drug to lower your cholesterol… Should you take it? If you are healthy, meaning you do not have uncontrolled high blood pressure, type 1 or type 2 diabetes, and you have not been diagnosed with heart disease or have a family history of parents or siblings dying at relatively young ages of heart attacks, you should probably say NO to taking statin drugs. This applies even if...Read More
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