Bone and Joint Health Part 2: Dietary Supplements

Bone and Joint Health Part 2: Dietary Supplements By Stephen Holt MD Stephen Holt MD is the President and CEO of BioTherapies Inc. is a company that is involved in the research and development of dietary supplements. He advises contact with a healthcare giver rather than self medication and makes no treatment recommendations. Introduction. In […]

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Emu oil for Arthritis

Emu Oil for Arthritis A NATURAL MEDICAL WONDER Until the late 1990s, emu oil had been quietly used for more than 1,000 years by the Australian Aborigines in the treatment of arthritis, rheumatism and skin irritation. A prehistoric bird, the emu is thought to have roamed the outback of Australia nearly 80 million years ago […]

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Good “Joint” Decisions

Good “Joint” Decisions By Stephen Holt, M.D. There are approximately 55 million Americans with arthritis. The commonest type of arthritis is referred to as osteoarthritis, and it is often associated with osteoporosis (www.antiporosis.com, Holt S, “The Antiporosis Plan, Wellness Publishing, Newark, NJ, 2002). The cause of many types of arthritis remains unknown but common features […]

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Healthcare Naturally: Bone and Joint Health

Healthcare: Bone and Joint Health Stephen Holt, MD Aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) have common onerous side effects. These adverse effects include stomach upset, peptic ulceration, bleeding from the upper and lower digestive tract, liver or kidney toxicity and some may increase risk for stroke and heart attack. This circumstance constitutes a major public […]

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Natural Ways to Combat Arthritis

Natural Ways to Combat Arthritis By Stephen Holt, MD There are approximately 55 million Americans who are familiar with the pain and debilitating effects of arthritis. Is it any wonder why the topic of treatment is of such great interest to so many people? The most common type of arthritis is referred to as osteoarthritis, […]

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Observation on Bone and Joint Health

Observation on Bone and Joint Health Introduction Arthritis and osteoporosis are major public health concerns that often remain recalcitrant to conventional medical interventions1 Osteoporosis is a disease of bone that is characterized by a diminution in bone tissue mass per unit volume. This bone thinning results in weakness of the skeleton and a pre-disposition to […]

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Dangers of arthritis medication

Dangers of Arthritis Medication : The NSAID Many millions of Americans with bone and joint problems are “gobbling” aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). This is occurring in a manner that presents a major public health concern. This concern is a direct consequence of the common side effects of these drugs. Common side effects of […]

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