Tag Archives: Diet

Is Your Diet to Blame for Your Back Pain?

When you’re living with daily aches and pains in your back, it’s easy to blame your problems on a strained muscle or a bad disc. While these could certainly be the catalyst for your woes, there’s a chance that your back pain could be attributed to something far less obvious – yet much more complex. […]

Arthritis Facts

Arthritis is an equal opportunity condition. It is estimated that more than 40 million Americans suffer from some type of arthritis, from osteoarthritis, the most common form afflicting 16 million individuals, to crippling rheumatoid arthritis, a scourge affecting approximately two million Americans. Despite the prevalence of the condition, there a surprising amount of myth and […]

Age and Health

Methuselah notwithstanding, two thousand years ago the average life expectancy was under 40 years of age. Today, the average person lives to their 70s and an estimated 4.2 million people in the United States are 85 years or older. Currently, the fastest growing age demographic is centenarians and it is expected that by 2050 more […]