Brenda Vanta

Brenda Vanta, Author at New Life Outlook

About Brenda

Brindusa (Brenda) Vanta is an alternative health care doctor, author and medical writer. She has written for the Livestrong, South Asian Health Chronicle, Oakville Massage Community and Information Network, and she focuses on nutrition and homeopathy. She received her MD degree from Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine, Romania, and her HD diploma from Ontario College of Homeopathic Medicine.

Brenda's Work

Is There a Link Between Osteoarthritis and Alcohol Consumption?

Is There a Link Between Osteoarthritis and Alcohol Consumption?

A US study that involved over 500 women reported no significant link between osteoarthritis and alcohol.
132 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on May 6, 2015
Numbness

Numbness

If the arthritic changes put pressure on a nerve (i.e. neck or lower back), you can experience numbness and tingling in the hands, or legs respectively.
295 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on April 2, 2015
Erosive Osteoarthritis

Erosive Osteoarthritis

There is inflammation in erosive osteoarthritis, therefore it is easily confused with rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis.
142 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on February 10, 2015
Raising Osteoarthritis Awareness

Raising Osteoarthritis Awareness

Raising osteoarthritis awareness is important for dispelling misconceptions and raising research money. If you start taking action, others will follow.
104 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on January 29, 2015
Coping with Visitors

Coping with Visitors

Having osteoarthritis and having visitors over may seem like it's too difficult, but it doesn't have to be. Consider these tips.
67 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on December 30, 2014
The Importance of Posture

The Importance of Posture

Osteoarthritis and Posture: Poor posture can spark early development of osteoarthritis, or worsen your OA if you already have it.
90 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on November 18, 2014
Osteoarthritis in Young People

Osteoarthritis in Young People

Osteoarthritis in young people is not unheard of. It is typically the result of an underlying condition.
138 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on November 12, 2014
Gardening with Osteoarthritis

Gardening with Osteoarthritis

Consider the following tips to keep you gardening with osteoarthritis – you can still spend time in the garden without causing more pain or stiffness.
140 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on November 5, 2014
Osteoarthritis and Stress

Osteoarthritis and Stress

Your osteoarthritis and stress are connected, whether you realize it or not. Overcoming your stress can help you to avoid OA flares.
395 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on October 28, 2014
Minimizing OA Risks

Minimizing OA Risks

A condition like osteoarthritis can have a significant impact on your day-to-day activities, but these tips can help with minimizing OA risks.
161 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on October 15, 2014