Browsing All posts tagged under »inflammation«

RN Advice: What’s the Harm?

December 11, 2017 by


Daria asks:  How much harm am I doing when I have a glass of wine or an unhealthy dessert/appetizer at the many parties this holiday? This is a great question Daria but the answer is – it all depends.  If you are experiencing ANY pain, illness, sleep disturbance, bowel abnormalities, irritabilities, headaches, or are overweight […]

RN Advice: Should I take my prescriptions?

December 8, 2017 by


Karen asks: I have been diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis and my doctor is prescribing several anti-inflammatory medications to manage the pain.  Should I take them? This question could easily be for any number of inflammatory illnesses such as: Any arthritis Crohn’s disease Heart disease High blood pressure High cholesterol Thyroid issues Fibromyalgia Type II diabetes, […]

What Kind of Fish are you – Tropical or Carp?

November 16, 2016 by


Are you that person we all envy? Someone who can eat anything without any ill effects?  You are a perfect weight, never gain an ounce, have no aches and pains and no diagnosed diseases? Then consider yourself to be a carp. We all want to believe we are a carp.  We want to be able […]

The Clean Eating Kid

October 13, 2014 by


Let me share my “clean eating kid” story with you. When  my, now 5 year old, son Tosh turned 7 months old, he began a series of chronic illnesses, in which time I missed more work because I was taking care of him, than I did during my 5 months of maternity leave. Throughout that […]

Watch This: Hungry For Change

June 2, 2014 by


Run Time: 89 minutes Directors: Carlo Ledesma, Laurentine ten Bosch, James Colquhoun Americans consume more food-like products than they do real, whole food. Knowing how food-like products directly correlate to the amount of inflammation in our body, which in turn is directly correlated to our overall health, both for fat loss and disease, this is […]

RN Advice: All About Gallstones

June 2, 2014 by


by: Peggi Ingram, RN BSN Ten to 15 percent of people in the United States have been diagnosed with gallstone at one time or another and many more have gallstones with no symptoms.  Gall bladder disease is on the rise and it is no wonder with the obesity epidemic and eating habits in the United […]

RN Advice: Wrist Tendonitis

April 1, 2014 by


Detox frequently shows up as joint pain and part of my detox from my colonoscopy last July showed up as wrist pain.  First the pain was only during yoga (weight bearing) then becoming more intense and interfering with opening jars, lifting pans and other daily activities.  Some days were good and some were extremely difficult.  […]