QUESTION: I have a friend who can't walk, and because of this challenge, I see how much it limits things in life that he wants to do and enjoy. I want to start taking care of my knees and joints before it's too late. How?
Google joint health or arthritis and you'll find all sorts of ads and articles on joint injections, supplements, and potions you can take to help your achy, painful joints! You'll also read plenty about supplements like glucosamine, chondroitin, and MSM, which many studies have found to be effective at protecting and providing nutrients for healthy joints.
But moving away from popping pills and powders, what can you do??
First, consider that it's not just "getting old." There may be some underlying causes, including autoimmune disease, thyroid issues, or reaction/intolerance to certain foods. Ordering simple lab tests through your doctor may be able to able to confirm these root causes.
LEVERAGE TWO MAJOR CONCEPTS TO MAKE YOUR JOINTS HAPPY TODAY
1. The joint swells when it's inflamed (hello immobility and pain!). Slash inflammation.