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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.


Extra Medical Supplies? Send Them To Kenya! How The Supplies Can Make A Difference

12 January 2018
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Developing nations (a.k.a., third world countries) are on the lowest rung of the human socioeconomic ladder. They are always in desperate need of any kind of assistance. Medically speaking, they are barely surviving, and need more help than the 154 countries in this world that are doing better than they. If you run a hospital or clinic, and you have extra medical supplies at the end of a fiscal year, you could donate them to a Kenyan non profit charity that oversees medical care for Kenyans. Read More …

3 Types Of Exercises You Should Start In Your 30S To Reduce Bone Loss

22 November 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

You may only think about osteoporosis and its complications, such as bone fractures, as a problem for older adults. Even in your mid-30s your body starts losing bone density and this process can be exacerbated if you do not have adequate nutrition, chronic diseases, or live a sedentary lifestyle. Starting lifestyle changes early can reduce your risk of osteoporosis. Create A Strong Core Everything begins with a strong core since your axial skeleton contains your spine and pelvic girdle, making sitting, standing, and walking possible. Read More …

Sticks And Stones May Break Your Bones, But Should You Seek Urgent Care Or An ER?

8 November 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

You probably hope that you won't soon be among the six million Americans who break a bone each year, but given the common nature of this injury, there's a chance that you or your child will eventually find yourself with a broken bone. Whether you've slipped and fallen at home, hurt yourself during a physical activity, or even been injured on a vacation, you'll need to know what type of medical care to pursue. Read More …

Six Easy Ways To Lower Your Blood Pressure

18 October 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is nothing to mess around with. It can lead to a stroke, kidney failure, an aneurysm, or a heart attack. Your family doctor will almost certainly put you on a medication to get it under control, but there are things you can do to help lower it, too. Sometime people can even get off the medication altogether if they make the right lifestyle changes. Here are six changes you can consider making, but be sure to continue your prescription medication and keep your family practitioner in the loop. 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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