Darren Porter

As an athlete, one of the last things I expected was to develop arthritis. However, I did. To me, arthritis meant I had to slow down, get a cane, and keep my legs elevated at all times. My doctor helped me to understand that I could continue living my life with some simple modifications to my daily routine. I did not have to give up sports. I created this blog to help other athletes who have been newly diagnosed with arthritis. With proper nutrition and the right lifestyle changes, you do not have to give up the sports you love.

Do You Have Lung Cancer? 3 Types Of Treatment Available

15 October 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Lung cancer can be debilitating, and will eventually cause death if you do not get any type of treatment. This is especially true if you have cancer in both of your lungs. Fortunately, there are may treatment options you have available, three of which are listed below.   Chemotherapy If you are at a late stage in your cancer the doctor will likely suggest that you do chemotherapy. How long you have to have this therapy depends on how bad your cancer is. Read More …

Do You Have Shoulder Pain Whenever You Lift Your Arm? Here’s What You Need To Know About Degenerative Rotator Cuff Tears

20 September 2019
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If you experience shoulder pain whenever you lift your arm or whenever you sleep on your side at night, it may be a sign of a degenerative rotator cuff tear. The tendons of your rotator cuff attach to your upper arm bone, and they're responsible for keeping your shoulder joint stable. A torn tendon will cause pain whenever you lift your arm and shift your rotator cuff. As people age, degenerative rotator cuff tears from overuse become more likely. Read More …

When To Get Tested For An STD: What Everyone Should Know

29 May 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

There's nothing wrong with having a healthy sex life -- but it's important to recognize the fact that sexually transmitted diseases (STD) can happen to anyone who is sexually active. It's also possible to transmit -- or acquire -- a sexually transmitted disease without realizing it. If you're a sexually active adult, here are some important facts you should know: An STD Can Happen At Any Age STDs are actually on the rise in people of all ages -- a fact that often takes older people by surprise. Read More …

What’s The Fizz? The Top Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask Questions Answered

10 May 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Your favorite beauty blogger raves about their favorite carbonated bubble clay mask. But do these sudsy selections really work? If you're considering this cosmetic purchase, take a look at what you need to know about bubble face masks. How Do These Masks Work? Even though the mask may not look sudsy at first, when the ingredients react with oxygen in the air, the product starts to bubble. Along with adding a fizzy, tingly feeling, the bubbles help the clay to coat your skin. Read More …

3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Depression

18 March 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Characterized by intense sadness and hopelessness, depression is a disorder that can wreak havoc on a person's life. However, the condition can also affect family members and friends who live and interact with a person who has depression. Although you or someone you know may have the disorder, depression is not understood well by most people. This guide will teach you a few important things you probably did not know about depression. Read More …

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Tips for Athletes With Arthritis

As an athlete, one of the last things I expected was to develop arthritis. However, I did. To me, arthritis meant I had to slow down, get a cane, and keep my legs elevated at all times. My doctor helped me to understand that I could continue living my life with some simple modifications to my daily routine. I did not have to give up sports. I created this blog to help other athletes who have been newly diagnosed with arthritis. With proper nutrition and the right lifestyle changes, you do not have to give up the sports you love.

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