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Digestion Related To Caring For and Relieving Arthritis Symptoms and Other Ailments!


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(This article introduces a series of articles relating disease to poor digestion.) It should be fully available after November 15th)

Dr. Stephen Newdell

 Promise Yourself From This Moment to be open minded. Before you decide that a doctor and physiologist doesn’t know anything and you know better, make the time to read this! If you have been mistaken the only one you need admit it to is yourself.

Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Allergies, Hives, painful abdomen, “tummy pains,” “passing gas,” Smelly skin, bad breath, headaches, low back pains, even some very serious illnesses like cancer (maybe), can be traced to a poisoned and very badly functioning digestive system. I expect many readers won’t believe this but it’s easy to understand, when you understand what Leaky Gut Syndrome is and how to deal with it.

The medical doctors don’t know this or won’t discuss it. They don’t have time to give classes. Are you “game” to find out the answer? It’s your body. It’s your health. It’s your decision.

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 In this article I explain, with photos and illustrations, common degenerative joint disease, arthritis, what it is, what it looks like on x-ray photos, and what you can do to find comfort and relief.

I shall also give you a look into how lack of digestive enzymes can lead to many other illnesses that the lay-person would never suspect is related to digestion.

This is a large reference piece and I spent quite some time and effort to bring it to you, but I did with the expectation as you go through all of this with me, it will help you have a healthier and much more comfortable life!

I think today, you’ll come to realize how important it is to have someone intensely interested in human physiology on your side. Most people want to sell you endless supplements or worse, endless medications. You don’t need them! You need to understand what’s happening inside your body, and then a few important additional vitamins, minerals and digestive enzymes can help you reduce most of the cause of your aches and pains. With the cause restored to normalcy the rest of the symptoms will clear away and you’ll be healthy.

If you often go to other sites to read about illness and treatment you’ll quickly realize what I teach you goes beyond their work.

I hope you’re staying with me about this. I know I’m testing your long held view about “reality.” 

Part of the medical method is to cover symptoms and they have a medication for everything. They sell a different medication for each disease or condition. But the truth is, many of these symptoms you’re complaining about all come from the same source. I teach how many actions within the body all work together. That is so important to understand. When you see the complete picture you stop taking a different medicine for each illness and start getting well!

I am going to talk about arthritis, later about related back pain, but at bottom, we’re going to talk (again) about digestion!

Poor digestion leads to long chain protein molecules entering your bloodstream. These molecules should have been chemically broken into shorter chains, but because, after age 25, most of us experience a reduction in digestive enzyme production, they are not broken down. As time progresses we produce fewer and fewer of the necessary digestive enzymes, leading to more and more of these long chain protein molecules entering the blood.

Your immune system responds to these molecules as it would to a “foreign protein” – a germ! It sets off a kill or digest reaction. This leads to swelling and pain in joints and muscles. This is part of the reason why we, at age 60 are not as flexible as we were at age 19, and why an old fellow like myself can lift weights and feel like Superman, and then 3-days later I’m “dying” of muscle pains. I overdid it again. It felt great at the time I was lifting at the gym but now I’m paying for my mistake.

Now, with a change in how much I do daily, I don’t have that problem any longer. I can exercise a little daily and there are no problems. (Thank God!) ….. Well…. I want that comfort and ability for you too.

So, I’ll take you through arthritis understandings here, and then take you back to a short article about digestion. But, if you really REALLY don’t want to read this, go to the bottom and get the supplements I recommend, and the top drawer most important ones are “digestive enzymes.”

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide. It occurs as the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down.

Although osteoarthritis can damage any joint in your body, the disorder most commonly affects joints in your hands, knees, hips and spine.

Osteoarthritis symptoms can usually be effectively managed, although the underlying process cannot be reversed. Staying active, maintaining a healthy weight and other treatments may slow progression of the disease and help improve pain and joint function.

acetabulum    Osteoarthritis of the spine

This includes swelling and spur production which will eventually fuse the two vertebra together. It may lead to spurs pressing into the nerves exiting the spine, which would be quite painful.

Osteoarthritis of the hip

Osteoarthritis of the “hip joint” will bring on pain and reduced ability to walk comfortably. Symptoms often develop slowly and worsen over time. Signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis include:

  • Your joint may hurt during or after movement.
  • Your joint may feel tender when you apply light pressure to it.
  • Joint stiffness may be most noticeable when you wake up in the morning or after a period of inactivity.
  • Loss of flexibility.You may not be able to move your joint through its full range of motion.
  • Grating sensation.You may hear or feel a grating sensation when you use the joint.
  • Bone spurs.These extra bits of bone, which feel like hard lumps, may form around the affected joint.

When to see a doctor

If you have joint pain or stiffness that doesn’t go away, make an appointment with your doctor.


Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage that cushions the ends of bones in your joints gradually deteriorates. Cartilage is a firm, slippery tissue that permits nearly frictionless joint motion.

The process of osteoarthritis causes the slick surface of the cartilage to become rough. Eventually, if the cartilage wears down completely, you may be left with bone rubbing on bone. This will lead to (as illustrated) eburnation (harder ivory like formation), bone spurs, swelling, more pain, and finally the two surfaces join and meld together preventing the joint from moving thereafter.

Risk factors

Factors that may increase your risk of osteoarthritis include:

  • Older age:The risk of osteoarthritis increases with age.
  • Gender: Women are more likely to develop osteoarthritis, though it isn’t clear why.
  • Obesity:Carrying extra body weight contributes to osteoarthritis in several ways, and the more you weigh, the greater your risk. Increased weight puts added stress on weight-bearing joints, such as your hips and knees. In addition, fat tissue produces proteins that may cause harmful inflammation in and around your joints.
  • Joint injuries.Injuries, such as those that occur when playing sports or from an accident, may increase the risk of osteoarthritis. Even injuries that occurred many years ago and seemingly healed can increase your risk of osteoarthritis.
  • Certain occupations.If your job includes tasks that place repetitive stress on a particular joint, that joint may eventually develop osteoarthritis.
  • Most people inherit a tendency to develop osteoarthritis.
  • Bone deformities.A few in the population are born with malformed joints or defective cartilage, which can increase the risk of osteoarthritis.
  • There is some research showing that the cause of osteoarthritis is a herpetic virus (there are more than 200 listed). The same virus has been found in mummified remains from ancient Egypt. Apparently the virus is in nearly everyone, gained from our mother, or touching other people .


Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that worsens over time. Joint pain and stiffness may become severe enough to make daily tasks difficult.

In a severe case the patient will become disabled. When joint pain is this severe, doctors may suggest joint replacement surgery.

However, I wish to caution you here about hip replacement surgery. In a majority of cases, the surgeon finds nothing wrong with the femur head and the little cup into which it is settled (the acetabulum.) The patient fits a list of symptoms and based upon the list the doctor tells the patient he/she is a candidate for surgery. In many of those cases spinal adjustments of the neck, lower back and sacroiliac articulations PLUS massage to the muscles surrounding and leading to the femur head will reduce pain and restore normal muscle action thus realigning the joint. Over several treatments the pain and debility may be completely restored.

New gluteal muscles      

I am nearly age 70 now and experienced this. I could have sworn the pain I felt was coming from the joint but I proved it was coming from Tensor Fascia latae and Gluteus Medius muscles. in the full report I explain how you can treat yourself or hire a massage therapist to help you.

I say candidly, knowing this now and that you can do small circle massage over the painful spots and clear this up over several days (maybe teaching yourself to sleep lying on your back for a while) can save you years of pain and considerable expense!

 If you or the radiologist cannot see bone disease on x-ray photos find a competent Chiropractor who is also a massage therapist or works with a massage therapist in his/her office.

Don’t expect to see other authors tell you the same. It’s unlikely. Most practitioners have no studied into this as I have. In my practice I combined Swedish Massage with Chiropractic and got over 95% of patients well consistently. Many that had failed in other practitioner’s offices got well in mine by combining good nutrition, Chiropractic and Swedish massage.

Reducing Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pain With Diet

Although there is no official “rheumatoid arthritis diet,” many people with the condition find that eating or avoiding certain foods helps their symptoms. Foods high in saturated fats (bacon, steak, butter) raise inflammation in the body. Omega-3 fatty acids (salmon, tofu, walnuts) may be helpful. Some physiologists write that other foods – including vegetables from the “nightshade” family, such as tomatoes, citrus fruits, white potatoes, peppers, beans, coffee, and dairy products, may worsen RA symptoms. One author writes saying her problems with irritable bowel syndrome and inflammation, and arthritis improved markedly after getting nightshade vegetables OUT of her diet.

Inflammatory Nightshade Vegetables & Fruits

Nightshades belong to the Solanaceae family and include thousands of edible and inedible plants.

Here are the common edible nightshades…

  • Tomatoes: All varieties
  • Potatoes: White and red potatoes, but not sweet potatoes
  • Eggplant
  • Peppers: Bell peppers, chili peppers, and any red spices
  • Paprika
  • Tobacco
  • Goji berries
  • coffee

Are Nightshades Inflammatory for everyone? 

Not necessarily. Nightshades do have a lot of nutrient density on their own and can be a healthy part of a balanced diet for many. By no means would I  suggest that all people should go nightshade free!

However, nightshades are known to be inflammatory for many and can exacerbate joint issues, digestive symptoms, and other inflammatory diseases. Patients with these conditions may have allergic reactions to nightshades…

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Any joint issues
  • Digestive conditions or “Irritable Bowel Syndrome”
  • Autoimmune disease (Hashimoto’s, Graves, and others)

Do you have one of these conditions but don’t feel like you have nightshade issues? The woman patient I mentioned also did not feel a difference when she ate tomatoes. Why then would she avoid them?

Not having an obvious reaction to an inflammatory food is common, and doesn’t necessarily mean it’s not inflammatory for you. Your body can be so inflamed you don’t notice the nuances anymore. That’s why elimination diets like the autoimmune protocol are the gold standard for finding food intolerance as they allow your body to reduce inflammation so you can actually determine whether or not you have a reaction when you reintroduce the food. And…Many allergies show up 3 to 10 days after you have eaten the offending food!

What do nightshade intolerance symptoms look like?

Everyone is different and your symptoms will vary. But typically, you can expect these symptoms…

  • Joint pain
  • Inflammation
  • Fatigue
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Skin flares
  • Digestive distress
  • Increased swelling and pain to any preexisting conditions

Where do nightshades hide?

Potato starch hides in…

  • Gluten-free bread, pizza crust, crackers, and baked goods
  • Some soups or other products with a thickener

Nightshade spices hide in…

  • Most Spanish, Mexican, and Thai food
  • Sausage and hot dogs (these almost always have paprika)
  • Breakfast sausage
  • Anything spicy… I just automatically assume there’s some nightshade in spicy food.


  • Vegetable broth
  • Seasonings, sauces (Italian and Greek blends and others will often have tomato)

How do you substitute nightshades in recipes?

So does being nightshade free mean that you have to live without the flavors forever? Absolutely not! There are so many ways to make food taste good without using nightshades. There are favorite substitutes for nightshade heavy dishes… find them here:

Going through WebMD you’ll also find authors who say eliminating nightshade plants is all nonsense. You’ll just have to presume you may be allergic to some of these foods and test over two weeks or more to eliminate the ones that seem to cause trouble for you. In the full report I mention foods that help reduce inflammation too. You need that report. and It’s FREE!

I will add what you may have read from me previously. Many products are sprayed with pesticides and the problem for you (and me) is not the plant, it’s the poisons spread on the plant and into the soil. Foods imported from South America (coffee for example) may have been sprayed with a product that is banned in the US. But, by law, the plant can be sold for consumption on the US Market. This is immoral and ridiculous but, that’s life and the best thing to do is take notes about yourself and avoid foods that seems to cause health distress the same day or even 3-days later! A big hint is really notable “jitters” shortly after drinking coffee and “flavored coffee.”

Good so far? I have a LOT more material (57 pages with illustrations!)  for you to see and I am revealing information no doctor has ever told you, and no other article you have seen makes it known. I may already have saved you a fortune and years of chronic pain and debility! My report is FREE. I don’t want your money; but I DO want you to subscribe for my weekend update to inform you about what’s new and valuable to you this week. 

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