A 60 year old friend of mine has been experiencing very severe knee pain. She went to the doctor, got an xray and was told that the cartilage is missing (or reduced) at several spots, and years from know, she'll be a candidate for knee... (more)
Firstly, I am not restricting calories either on purpose nor very much. However I have found it difficult to eat enough calories since I've been on paleo. I under-eat by around 500-1000 calories a day typically given my activity level. Lately I... (more)
First post, long time avid reader. After a few years on the weights and in really good shape I decided to give crossfit a try and I believe I over did it. I'm 99% sure I've developed costochondritis in the left side of my sternum/chest. After a... (more)
My husband damaged his knee during a ruck march 7 years ago and has had trouble with his knee since then. He re-injured the same knee last year when he fell at work. This January he finally got health insurance so he could get it looked... (more)
I was thinking about this earlier while thinking about menudo as I was munching on a piece of oxtail. When I tried to make bone broth, it pretty much failed, even though I used cartilage-y pieces of bone. The broth wasn't gelatinous at all. But... (more)
OK so my baby girl is 13 months old but can devour a chicken leg like you wouldn't believe. The other day she bit off the end of the bone and it freaked me out but when I went to fish it out of her mouth she had eaten it already. My hubby said... (more)
I am new on Paleo. I made a crock pot rib bone stew and used organic beef broth. I am reading a lot about bone broth. Is this for cooking to replace store broth in a crock pot? Or are there other uses?
About a year and a half ago I was shoveling snow off a roof. One of the times I was shoveling, I felt like I pulled something in my chest. It hurt. The right side of my chest now has been cracking when I stretch it, and hurts when I move my... (more)
I'd at least try the doctor to help figure out what is wrong. Whether you choose to heed his advice or do your own "natural" remedy is up to you once you have a diagnosis.
Hi, I am attempting to permanently thicken my vocal cords. I would like to know dietary/supplemental ways to achieve this. Voice training, etc. doesn't seem to beget the permanent effects I am seeking. recombinant human growth hormone seems to be... (more)
I am an avid weightlifter(have yet to get into the olympic-style but have been powerlifting for some time). My question is how to BUILD the ligaments/cartilage at the joints other than through weight-training(all varieties). I have contemplated... (more)
I've been working on a torn meniscus for a bit now. Things are going pretty well, but I still relapse if I slack on the exercises. I'm wondering if I should be specifically timing my bone broth and collagen intake to maximize their therapeutic... (more)
Hi everyone I was snowboarding in a park I went to go do a trick on a rail court my edge and instead of not bracing for impact and just rag dolling it. I held out both hands and a shooting feeling went out my chest and it felt like I took a... (more)