Tag: rheumatoid arthritis

Should We All Take Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease?

“Should We All Take Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease?” Salicylic acid, the active ingredient in aspirin, has been used for thousands of years as an anti-inflammatory pain killer in the form of willow tree bark extract, which Hippocrates used to treat fever and to alleviate pain during childbirth. It became trademarked as a drug in…


Potassium and Autoimmune Disease

“Potassium and Autoimmune Disease” Potassium is best known for lowering blood pressure and stroke risk, but a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of potassium supplementation was tried in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, published in the Journal of Pain. Rheumatoid arthritis is kind of the classic autoimmune inflammatory arthritis. Sufferers tend to have inappropriately low glucocorticoid levels,…


Sodium and Autoimmune Disease: Rubbing Salt in the Wound?

millions suffer from asthma attacks triggered by exercise within five minutes of starting exercising people can get short of breath start coughing and wheezing such that lung function significantly drops but on a high salt diet the attack is even worse whereas on a low salt diet there’s hardly a significant drop in function at…


Benefits of Moringa: A Nutritional Powerhouse

Today, my video is about a sacred ancient healing tree, actually, called moringa. [Music] Starting off, moringa is really a broad spectrum, antioxidant superfood. The botanical name is moringa oleifera. And oleifera basically means that it contains oils and it’s scientifically recognized as one of the most nutrient-rich plants in the world. So, the moringa…