Nutrition and Chronic Pain

Curcumin and osteoarthritis

Ross Hauser, MD, Danielle Matias, PA-C, Marion Hauser, MS, RD In this article we will briefly discuss some of the research that suggests that the curcumin family (curcuminoids), compounds of the spice turmeric, display what scientists have called “amazing” antioxidant properties. We will translate this research into a closer look […]

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Celiac disease, a gluten-free diet for difficult to treat joint pain

Ross Hauser MD, Marion Hauser, MS, RD We are joint pain specialists, not gastroenterologists. Yet, we see a very large number of patients with symptoms of GI disturbances such as gas, bloating, indigestion, diarrhea, constipation, and other GI-related symptoms. This group of patients can be subdivided into two groups. Those […]

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Can ginger help your joint pain?

Marion Hauser, MS, RD The medicinal value of ginger has been known for thousands of years. In this article, we will look at ginger and how it can help the problems of osteoarthritis. Every day at our clinic, we see a lot of people with significant joint pain. Following treatment, […]

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Can magnesium help knee pain and osteoarthritis?

Marion Hauser, MS, RD Some consider magnesium a miracle mineral. Its biological functions are far too numerous to provide here other than its protective functions in cardiovascular disease, certain cancers, cholesterol metabolism, problems of fatigue, problems of sleep, and problems of depression and anxiety. In this article we will concentrate […]

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Resveratrol and the treatment of osteoarthritis | The research

Marion Hauser, MS, RD Resveratrol, in simple terms, is a chemical compound found in some plants that provides that plant a super antioxidant protector from oxidative stress and infections. What stresses a plant, you may ask? Disease, fungus, environmental pollutants to name a few. The remarkable nature of Resveratrol has […]

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How your diet makes you a fall risk and a risk for bone fractures

Marion Hauser, MS, RD Bone destruction is of course a major factor in both osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. Fractures of course, are of great concern to everyone, especially aging patients. In this article we will target bad diet and bone loss that can lead to frailty and fall risk. Postmenopausal women […]

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