Dr. Carolyn Chambers Clark, Award-Winning Author and Wellness Nurse Practitioner

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Healing with Affirmation & Imagery
A-fib: It's Your Heart
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How to tell if you suffer from anxiety and what to do about it
LIVING WELL WITH ANXIETY: What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You That You Need to Know
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ARTHRITIS- Natural Approaches
IMMUNITY: Reduce infection and inflammation
Assertiveness Training & Certification
Babies: Help Them Grow
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Bladder Control ebook
Bloating ebook
Blood Clots
Blood Vessels
A Great Body ebook
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Bullying: how to stop it
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Cancer: Selfcare and Wellness Actions to Take
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Carolyn Chambers Clark's Fiction Books
Cholesterol-lowering drugs: The alternatives
Cholesterol: the myths
Coffee and alcoholic beverages: why you should avoid them
Colitis/Crohn's - Wellness and Selfcare Approaches
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Couple Communication ebook
Cysts - Wellness and Selfcare Approaches
Depression Relief ebook
Overcome Depression Naturally
Diabetes: Selfcare and Wellness Approaches
DIAGNOSIS: What you Need to Do When You're Diagnosed
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Natural Diuretics ebook
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Eczema Wellness Approaches
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Endometriosis - Wellness and Selfcare Approaches
Energy Drinks, Sodas, Tooth Erosion and Wellness
Environmental Toxics
Fitness and Exercise for Older Adults
EYES- Macular Degeneration and Wellness Approaches
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Fungal Infections, including Tinea Versicolor - Wellness and Selfcare Approaches
Hair Loss - Wellness Approaches
Headache Relief ebook
Healing Vegetables ebook
Health Tips for Busy People ebook
Heart Intuitive Intelligence
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Hip and Knee Replacement - Dangers and Alternatives
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Leadership & Assertiveness Consultation
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COPD/Lung Congestion and Lung Cancer
Medical Tests: How Reliable and Necessary Are They?
MENOPAUSE Book Interviewer Questions
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MENOPAUSE - Book Reviews
Menopause - Contents, Living Well with Menopause
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MENOPAUSE - Black Cohosh
MENOPAUSE Blood Pressure
Menstrual Cramps - PMS ebook
Multiple Sclerosis: how food and exercise can help
Nutritional Deficiencies - Protect Yourself From Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, and Diabetes
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Osteoporosis and joint health
Ovarian Cysts
Pain Free ebook
Pancreatic Cancer
Panic Attacks
Perimenopausal Bleeding ebook
Pituitary Problems
Post Partum Depression
Pregnancy: From toxic load to antibiotics to discomforts of being pregnant
Pregnant or Hoping to Have a Baby? This is for you
Sacroiliac pain
SCHOOL: homework, reading, teacher conferences
School Preparation Checklist
Help Your Preschool Child or Grandchild Grow
Math Concepts ebook
Helping Your Child with Homework ebook
Helping A Child Learn to Read ebook
Helping Your Child Succeed in School E-Book
Preparing for a Parent-Teacher Conference
Self-Healing and Stress Relief
Silymarin or Milk Thistle for Fatigue, Nausea, Liver, Anorexia, Muscle/Joint Pain
Sleep and Sleeping Pills
Stevia - A Safe & Useful Sweetener
Surgery and Post Surgery
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Healthy Thyroid
Why your weight needs to be within the guidelines for your height
Weight Loss- Make it Permanent ebook
Wellness Self-Assessment
Wellness - 10 Laws
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Stay Well!
Wellness Approaches for Fibromyalgia
Wellness Foods and Supplements Discount
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What is bursitis?


Bursitis is an inflammation of the small fluid-filled sacs found between tendons and bone. They cushion your body against fiction. When they’re inflamed, they’re painful. It’s not always easy to distinguish between tendonitis and bursitis. Bursitis tells you it’s around by giving you a dull, persistent ache that increases with movement and is often accompanied by swelling and fluid accumulation. Tendonitis causes a sharp pain on movement and is usually due to repetitive actions.


How do you get bursitis?


Athletes are prone to this condition due to chronic overuse. But you can get bursitis due to an injury, airborne allergies, tight muscles, or calcium deposits.


What wellness steps can you take to quell bursitis?


  1. Change what you eat. I usually suggest getting as much of the nutrients you need from food because the body is ready to process that a whole better than it is to process unknowns such as supplements.

    Calcium is one mineral it's hard to get enough of through food. You need 1500 mg a day of calcium and half that (or more) of magnesium to repair connective tissue and for healthy muscle tissue. Take chelate or citrate forms and as with any supplement, follow the directions on the label.

    And eat a lot of broccoli,

    salmon and sardines with bones,

    green leafy vegetables galore,

    almonds, asparagus,

    blackstrap molasses...try a spoonful in a glass of juice or soy milk!


    use carob as a sweetener,

    eat at least one of these every day: oats, prunes, sesame seed, tofu and plain yogurt.

    Consider taking a proteolytic enzyme to help reduce inflammation; follow directions on the label.

    You need a lot of Vitamin A. It’s best to drink a glass of fresh carrot juice every day, but you can take vitamin A in emulsion (it’s safer than the regular kind which can accumulate in your tissues if you take too much).  

    Vitamin E is also an anti-inflammatory Start with 400 IU daily and increase slowly to 1,000 IU.

    Vitamin C reduces inflammation. To get more Vitamin C, eat more strawberries, use fresh squeezed lemon in your tea or drinking water (preferably distilled or reverse osmosis filtered water!), black currants, Brussels sprouts, kale, mangos, green peas, sweet peppers, radishes, tomatoes,*onions, *papayas (has a special anti-inflammatory besides Vitamin C; that’s why it’s starred, as do pineapple, onions).

    Zinc (eat a handful or two of pumpkin seeds a day, fish, egg yolks, kelp, any kind of dried beans like black beans, sardines, sunflower seeds and whole grains, too.)

    Boron (apples, carrots , grapes, leafy green vegetables, nuts, pears, and whole grains).

    While you’re starting to eat more veggies and fruits, take a good multivitamin AND a good multimineral---there aren’t enough minerals in the multivitamins. Once you start eating well, you'll need fewer supplements. And your body will thank you. Remember, pain is a message from your body that you're not doing something right! It's a built in alert system, so pay attention to your body's wisdom!

   2.   Use castor oil packs for pain.


   3.   Take it easy. Treatment consists of removing the
         cause of the injury. That means getting adequate
         rest and not overdoing it. Choose a new sport for a
         while to cross-train with if you’re an athlete. If you
         do martial arts or weight lifting, try something more
         gentle like Tai Chi or Yoga.

   4.   Make sure you warm up enough before engaging in 

         any strenuous activity. Do stretching exercises. See

         my Great Body E-book for ways to warm up, cool
         down, and tone your body in a safe and effective

        To find out more or order the e-book,

                   click on A Great Body


   5.  Find out why you may be overdoing it. Find a quiet 
        spot and consult withyour Inner Adviser. Keep

        asking. Over time, you will get an answer, then act
        on it.


   6.  For more pain-free ideas, check out my Pain-Free E-

        book. Click on PAIN-FREE E-Book


This information is for educational purposes only. For medical treatment, consult your health care practitioner.


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