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Bones and Joints

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Rheumatoid Arthritis – A Double Edged Sword

December 9, 2015

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes progressive pain, inflammation and eventual destruction of the joints.

The hallmark feature of this condition is long term inflammation of joints that is mirrored on the opposite joint. It affects the hands, wrists  and feet, though any joint lined by a synovial membrane may be involved.

Early diagnosis is key and by implementing supplementation, changes in lifestyle and the environment, RA’s impact can be lessened.

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Forget The Calcium – Osteo-cise Brings Strong Bones for Life

October 23, 2015

We have all heard how essential calcium and vitamin D are in maintaining bone density especially as we age and conditions such as osteoporosis become more likely to develop.

A university in Victoria has demonstrated that including impact exercise like jumping or skipping alongside should be included in a treatment protocol.

This, alongside proper nutrition and supplementation improves function and reduces the risk of fractures by enhancing muscle strength and power.

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Questioning Your Thyroid

October 21, 2015

Do you think you may have an under active thyroid?

Or perhaps you suspect an over active thyroid?

This questionnaire may go some way in shedding light on whether further investigation is required.

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It’s D-lightful, It’s D-licious, It’s D-lovely

April 2, 2015

Vitamin D is a vital nutrient required by your body for a wide range of jobs, such as helping to boost your immunity so you are less likely to end up in bed feeling sick; playing a role in mood modulation – helping you feel good; and supporting your physical structure – making your bones and muscles strong.

Emed offers vitamin D in a variety of forms that will suit any age or requirement: drops, capsules and sprays.

Contact us today to discover how we can help you with your vitamin D status.

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Free Initial Consult – At Your Place or Ours

February 25, 2015

At Emed we like to stay at the forefront of the Natural Health industry.

We believe that no matter where you are located in Australia or around the world, you deserve access the best Natural Health Practitioners, genetic/pathology testing and products available.

Therefore we are introducing a Free Initial Consultation for new and existing members.

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Is Milk Linked to Fractures and Mortality?

November 11, 2014

The British Medical Journal has released a study that examined whether high cows milk consumption is associated with mortality and fractures in both women and men

Researchers contended that because of the high content of d- galactose and lactose in cows milk, that high consumption of milk may increase oxidative stress and inflammation, which in turn affects the risk of mortality and fracture.

However intake of fermented milk products such as yoghurt, soured milk and cheese were associated with lower rates of fracture and mortality.

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