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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.

Your Parent And Dementia: Tips For Creating A Safe Home

21 September 2015
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According to the World Health Organization, there are approximately 47 million adults living with dementia across the globe. If your parent was recently diagnosed with dementia, you might feel overwhelmed by this devastating disease and not sure where to begin. Whether your parent is moving in with you or they are choosing to stay in their own home, safety must be your biggest concern. From understanding how dementia physically and mentally impacts your parent to making a few small changes around the house, here are some tips to help make your parent both safe and comfortable: Read More …

Can Acupuncture Treat Your Reproductive Issues?

31 August 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

Whether you're a couple frustrated from months of unsuccessful attempts to conceive a child, or a woman dreading the thought of your next ultra-painful menstrual period, you may be wondering whether there's any help available that won't require you to undergo invasive medical procedures or take hormonal medication. Fortunately, there may be some assistance available to you or your partner suffering from reproductive problems or ailments. Read on to learn more about how acupuncture can be used to treat or manage both male- and female-specific reproductive health issues. 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
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

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
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

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 …

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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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