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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.

2 Reasons To Stop Avoiding Annual Health Checkups

21 March 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

As you begin growing older, your fear of going to the doctor for a routine health checkup may increase. A lot of people do not want to hear what the doctor has to say, and they would rather live life not facing reality. While this is a common way of thinking, it is not the best way to view this. Annual health checkups are important, and they could actually save your life. Read More …

4 Treatment Options For Psoriasis

6 January 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that is characterized by the development of thick scales and itchy, red patches on the skin. While this disease can't be cured, many treatments are available which can ease your symptoms and improve your quality of life. Here are four treatments for psoriasis. Topical Corticosteroids Topical corticosteroids are the most common treatment for psoriasis and can come in the form of ointments, creams, or lotions. Read More …

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

21 December 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

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 …

Facing A High-Risk Pregnancy? What You Should Know

30 October 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

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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