There are no miracle cure-alls, silver bullets, or magic pills that will get you trim, fit and healthy, but after an exhaustive search and rigorous testing, The Sherpa has pinpointed a few natural health therapies that DO help and ferreted out the scams to avoid...you may be shocked by what we've discovered.

Posts Tagged ‘arthritis’

Would you eat a dog biscuit just because your pup enjoys Milk Bones? It’s a ridiculous question, to be sure. Yet one supplement combination has become a popular treatment for people in part based on its success in treating canine health. See, these two supplements appear to help ease the pain of arthritis in dogs and other animals.  Veterinarians have been recommending them for years. Some studies suggest they may have similar benefits for humans – a fact that’s made this combination one of the top-selling supplements in the United States. But is what’s good for Fido really what’s best […]

Continue reading Glucosamine-Chondroitin: A Powerful One-Two Punch Against Joint Pain

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It’s known for its painful, spiky leaves.  In ancient Ireland, it was referred to as “The Devil’s Apron”.  Its very name suggests its needle-like appearance. Sounds pretty dangerous, right? So why on earth would you want to add this prickly plant to your supplement regimen? Well, what if I told you that people have been relying on this herb since ancient times for its healing properties? It doesn’t sound quite so menacing anymore.  In fact, this supplement sounds like it could be downright beneficial. But what does the science say?

Continue reading Stinging Nettle: An Ancient Remedy for Prostate and Arthritis Pain

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If any food lives up to the nickname “wonder tree”, it’s this plant. Its leaves look like spinach, its pods look like green beans, but its nutritional profile makes it more powerful than both of those vegetables put together. Need to bone up on calcium? This plant has four times more than milk. It’s higher in vitamin C than oranges, higher in vitamin A than carrots, and higher in potassium than banana. It’s even a great plant-based source of protein, and appears to contain compounds that might lower cholesterol, kill germs, and fight cancer. If this food is great, supplements […]

Continue reading Moringa Oleifera: A Superfood with 30+ Anti-Inflammatory Compounds

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Most everyone has experienced inflammation, whether because of an injury, surgery, or a chronic problem like arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome. And most of us reach for an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory – or a more potent prescription pain reliever – to treat it. The problem? Well, taking high amounts of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen sodium can have a number of side effects. They may temporarily ease your pain, but they can also cause ulcers and other gastrointestinal woes. So, what if I told you that there’s a powerful alternative to such drugs? And it doesn’t come […]

Continue reading Bromelain: A Natural Alternative to Aspirin and NSAIDs

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Could the answer to today’s modern stresses be found in the roots of an ancient Indian shrub? That’s what proponents of ashwagandha are banking on. This plant-based remedy has been used for millennia as a treatment for a slew of concerns and conditions, from arthritis and insomnia to infertility and low libido. Even better? The herb appears to act as an adaptogen, which means it may modify the body’s response to stress, both calming anxiety and adding a gentle boost of energy. Sounds amazing, right? There’s just one problem. There’s very little good evidence in people to support these claims. […]

Continue reading Ashwagandha: Strange Shrub Helps Kill Anxiety and Stress Naturally?

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