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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.

Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Side Effects When Using Steroids

29 December 2015
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Anabolic steroids can help speed recovery so you can fit in more workouts. They can assist you in increasing lean body mass, improving muscle definition, and boosting your endurance. However, some athletes steer clear of steroids because they fear side effects like acne, mood changes, and loss of sex drive. If you'd like to get the benefits of steroids with a lower risk of these side effects, follow these tips: Read More …

Why Gay And Bisexual Men Should Routinely Get Tested For Sexually Transmitted Diseases

21 December 2015
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Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are easy to spread and catch, especially for people that have sexual relations with different partners often. While anyone can contract an STD from sexual relations, gay and bisexual men have a greater chance of getting an STD. If you are a gay or bisexual man, you should make a habit of getting tested for STDs on a routine basis. Here are three things you should understand about this. Read More …

3 Things To Know About Ear Infections In Kids

11 December 2015
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Ear infections in babies and young children are very common, and they are a lot more common with kids than with adults. This primarily occurs because of the way a child's ears are structured, and most kids that get chronic ear infections typically outgrow them. If your child gets an ear infection, you should not worry too much; however, your doctor may be concerned if the child gets them often. Here are three things to know about ear infections in kids. Read More …

Hammertoe: The Only Reason You Need To Opt For Flats Over Heels

7 December 2015
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Do you frequently wear high-heeled shoes? Do your toes spend most of their days scrunched into the tip of narrow toe-boxes, and do your feet ache at night because they've been lugging your body around with little (if any) support offered by the arches of your shoes? If so, this brief article on hammertoe should have you tossing your heels in favor of flats in no time. What Is Hammertoe? Read More …

Facing A High-Risk Pregnancy? What You Should Know

30 October 2015
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High-risk pregnancies can be a source of anxiety throughout the pregnancy and up to delivery. If you have a high-risk pregnancy, it's important that you're attentive to your prenatal care with a midwife or obstetrician who understands your situation. Here's a look at some of the situations that may lead to a high-risk pregnancies and tips for you to manage your condition and protect your pregnancy. Risk Factors for a High-Risk Pregnancy 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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