A joint is where two or more bones are joined together. Joints can be rigid, like the joints between the bones in your skull, or movable, like knees, hips and shoulders. Many joints have cartilage where the bones come together. Healthy cartilage helps you move by allowing bones to glide over one another. Cartilage also protects bones by preventing them from rubbing against each other. Many … [Read more...] about Senior Health – Taking Supplements for Joint Pain
Today, roughly 50% of Americans take supplements as either vitamins/minerals, herbals or both. Many supplements and herbs can be beneficial, but as many as 72 million of us combine our supplements with as many as four different prescriptions, often without giving it a second thought. What is alarming to pharmacists and physicians is that patients who receive prescriptions do not inform their … [Read more...] about Should I Inform My Pharmacist and Physician of the Supplements I Am taking with My Prescriptions?