There’s never a good time for a UTI

It’s a bacterial infection that primarily affects women and its symptoms are the very definition of discomfort:

Painful and burning urination
Frequent and often urgent need to urinate
Blood in urine
Lower abdominal pain or cramps
Chills
Odorous or cloudy urine
Pain during intercourse

Its name is urinary tract infection (UTI).

Women are more than 10 times […]

Going beyond the sparkle – how Silver actually heals

Silver has been effectively used for thousands of years for its natural immune-supporting and medicinal properties.  Common “colloidal” or ionic silvers contain positively charged silver ions that interact in the body by stripping electrons away from bacterial walls, essentially killing them. However, they are limited in their effectiveness, in and on the body(1).

In contrast, Silver […]

The many benefits and uses of castor oil

Castor oil has been used from antiquity, its first recorded medicinal use going back to the time of the Ebers papyrus, an ancient Egyptian medical treatise. Castor oil is a viscous, pale yellow vegetable oil pressed from the bean (in truth a seed) of the castor plant, which grows best in wet, tropical climates. Its […]

Gut feelings: the gut and joint pain connection

We’ve all heard about how the gut influences our mood, our skin and our immune system. But did you know that your experience of pain could be linked your gut1?

Your gut lining is just one cell thick, and when it becomes compromised due to stress, diet, and an overly hygienic lifestyle, can let foreign materials […]

Fighting Inflammation and Joint Pain

Inflammation is one of those good news, bad news stories in the way our body works. On the one hand, we can’t live without it, because inflammation protects us from trauma and the pathogens that can seriously harm us, including bacteria. On the other hand, it’s painful to live with inflammation, particularly for protracted periods […]

Enzymes, our most important nutrients!

Enzymes are our most important nutrients! Enzyme therapy has been used to treat disease for over 100 years. As an effective, powerful proteolytic enzyme, Serra-Force offers a welcome step towards solving pain and arthritis and can:

Reduce Inflammation Swelling
Relieves Chronic & Acute Pain
Help Allergy Sufferers
Helps Expectorate Mucus
Support Cardiovascular Health
and much, […]

How can we heal like kids?

Do you remember running around the playground as a kid? You would fall down and quickly spring back up and continue running. A scraped knee might make for a short “ouch”, but it would only take a few days to heal. As we age, however, our mobility is typically reduced or compromised, as is our […]

Move on from joint pain!

Just because your knee hurts does not mean you have to stop doing the activities you love. Whether you love to do the jive, pound down the trail or hang out in a downward dog, let’s find a way to keep moving!

Ouch! Knee pain is linked to inflammation. Curcumin is one of many nutrients that […]

What is inflammation and how to treat it

The word ‘inflammation’ can be used to describe several injuries being experienced by the body, caused by various reasons. The term itself comes from the Latin word inflammationem, which can be roughly translated to mean “a setting on fire”. When we look at the causes, the concept still holds true. While most of us will […]

Eliminate pain, naturally!

We carry a personal story of pain throughout our entire lives. Everyone experiences physical pain, that provides valuable feedback, to help guide our actions, determine the safety of our environment and signal us when there are issues with our health. Pain ranges from mild to intense, but we all have our own threshold and experience […]