Rheumatoid Arthritis Affects Many Around Us
Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey died Monday at the age of 67 from complications related to Rheumatoid Arthritis. His longtime manager and friend blames the meds that Frey took for years for making him so sick - check out that claim here on HealthNutNews.com.
Coincidentally, I had recently interviewed Megen Hurst of St. Johns about her Rheumatoid Arthritis and her journey of healing herself after ditching the meds that SHE'D been on for years, which weren't helping her to feel better. You can hear that interview, as well as find a link to Megen's blog detailing how she took her health into her own hands, by clicking the link here.
What surprised me this morning after we talked about it on the air, was how many people know someone with RA and how they've overcome their symptoms.
And if you know someone who takes prescriptions medication for acid reflux, you might want to share with them the results of a recent study that indicates people who take those meds are 20 to 50 percent more likely to develop chronic kidney disease. And, 'whoops', maybe doctors have been over-prescribing the meds. Check out the details of that study here.