VITAMIN C (ascorbic acid) is absolutely necessary for healthy connective tissue, particularly bone, ligaments, tendons, and blood vessel walls because it participates in collagen synthesis. Collagen is a structural component of connective tissue, giving it strength, resilience and suppleness. Vitamin C is important to avoid tooth loss. Severe deficiency in Vit C causes scurvy, […]
Painful and stiff joints may be caused by acute or old injuries (even years later), viral or bacterial infections and autoimmune conditions, lack of movement or exercise, or poor nutrition. People with painful or stiff joints may also experience symptoms such as perspiration, irritability, difficulty sleeping, and so forth.
There are over 200 joints in the human body. No wonder, we experience pain and/or stiffness in some of these joints at some points in our lives. While the joints give us the ability to bend, lift, and rotate many parts of our bodies, they also protect the bones forming a joint from the friction […]