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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.

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 …

4 Common Cancer Treatments

8 June 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

If you or a loved one if suffering from cancer, it is best to make yourself knowledgeable about the wide array of treatments that are available to cancer patients. Although most people generally associate cancer treatment with chemotherapy, there is a veritable litany of different treatments from which a patient may choose. As usual, it is best to consult with your physician before making any solid decisions, as he or she will know which treatment is best for you. Read More …

3 Tips For Enjoying Summer Foods And Drinks Without Staining Your Teeth

28 May 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

During the summer months, you may love to indulge in some of your favorite warm weather foods and drinks. However, a few of them can wreck havoc on your white teeth by staining them. Below are three tips for enjoying your favorites while minimizing the effects on your pearly whites. Eat Strawberries After Enjoying Your Blueberries When juicy blueberries come into season, you may love to chomp down on a handful or include them in your smoothies. Read More …

Suffering From Intense Hot Flashes? Tips To Ease Your Symptoms

28 April 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

One of the most common side effects menopausal women complain about is hot flashes. They can strike at any time, making them the constant threat looming in the back of your mind. If you want to reduce the occurrence of your hot flashes and make them more bearable, there are several things you can do. Here's a look at some things you can do both at home and with your doctor to help you manage your hot flash symptoms. 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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