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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.

The Dynamics Of Drug Addiction & Codependency In A Love Relationship & How Counseling Can Help

19 August 2015
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Addiction is a nasty creature. Not only does it affect the life and health of the addicted individual, it affects every person in their life, especially their significant other. If you are the spouse or partner of someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, it's important to understand their addiction and why you are susceptible to codependency in your relationship. By understanding the dynamics of addiction and codependency, you and your significant other may have a better chance of having a happy relationship. Read More …

Understanding The Different Types Amd Behaviors Of Stinging Insects

4 August 2015
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Many people have fear of bees and other stinging insects like wasps and yellow jackets. However, understanding the behavior and lifestyle of each type of insect can help you, especially if you have allergies to stings. Many times, people with sting allergies are only allergic to one type of insect venom, meaning that most stings are safe. You can lower your chances of suffering from an allergic reaction if you can recognize the insect you are allergic to and learn their habits so you can be on your guard. Read More …

Mild Open-Angle Glaucoma: What To Know About Your Vision And Treatment Options

23 July 2015
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When your eye doctor diagnoses you with mild open-angle glaucoma, they probably want to begin treatment as soon as possible to reduce the pressure in your eyes. Starting treatments now slows down the progression of glaucoma and improves your vision over time. However, you most likely have many concerns about your eye disease, including how it affects your vision and treatments. Here are things to know about open-angle glaucoma, how your doctor measures the pressure in your eyes, and the most advanced treatment available for your eye disease. Read More …

How To Prevent New Polyps From Forming After Laser Surgery

8 July 2015
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If you have allergy issues, frequent sinus infections, or generally small nasal passages, then you may begin to develop nasal polyps. These formations involve the thickening of the mucous membranes in the nose. Once the membranes increase in size, they form lumps that succumb to gravity and form dangling formations in the nasal passages. Long term inflammation usually leads to the formation of polyps, and these protrusions can fill the openings in the nose and make it difficult to breathe. Read More …

Gum Sculpting: Is It Right For You?

24 June 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

There are plenty of dental surgeries and procedures that are mainly performed due to cosmetic or aesthetic reasons. Among them are the application of braces, brackets or even, in some cases, dentures. Gum sculpting, or gum contouring as it is commonly called, fits nicely among these cosmetic dentistry procedures. What, exactly, is gum sculpting, however? After reading this article, you'll have a strong grasp on what is involved with the procedure. 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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