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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.

Nursing Isn’t Always Pretty: Tips For Breastfeeding Under Less-Than-Ideal Circumstances

15 December 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

From choosing between disposable or cloth diapers to deciding whether or not to soothe your baby with a pacifier, motherhood is filled with seemingly endless choices. However, when it came to providing your new baby with nourishment, there was only one option for you: breastfeeding. While you're at home, breastfeeding is a beautiful way to bond. However, there will be times when breastfeeding is a little more complicated, and a lot more uncomfortable or embarrassing. Read More …

Narcolepsy: When Sleep Attacks

11 December 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

Do you ever feel uncontrollably sleepy during the day? Not just wishing you could sneak off to your car and nap during lunch, but actually falling asleep at your desk? Perhaps you've wondered why you simply cannot stay awake sometimes. You may have one of the many sleep disorders called narcolepsy, which affects 250,000 Americans. It is a puzzling disease, and if you have any of the telltale four symptoms, you should see a doctor. Read More …

Botox And Cosmetic Fillers: What’s The Difference?

5 December 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

If you're looking to bring some youth into your face and banish wrinkles without resorting to daily wrinkle creams, you may be considering more permanent beauty alternatives. Cosmetic fillers and botox injections are two of the most popular cosmetic treatments available today. Though they sound similar, prospective patients should know the difference between them before deciding on the best course of beautifying treatments. Similarities Do Exist... Part of the reason botox and filler injections are often confused is that they do have some common traits. Read More …

Ease Your Severe Menstrual Cramps With Mineral Water

1 December 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

If you experience severe menstrual cramps each month, you can find relief with mineral water until you see a medical professional to find out why you have the pain. Mineral water contains magnesium, which your body needs for healthy muscles, including the muscles of your uterus. In addition, mineral water may help stop the pain caused by uterine growths. Here's what you should know about your cramps and how the nutrients in mineral water can help alleviate them. Read More …

Eye Therapy Exercises To Enhance Your Baseball Performance

24 November 2014
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

While many professional athletes use eye training exercises to improve their performance, vision therapy isn't limited to them. Whatever stage of baseball you are in – just off the tee, playing club sports, or hoping to get into an amateur league – you can strengthen your eyesight and improve your own abilities. Vision training exercises will help you focus better on moving objects while at bat. They will also help you pitch more accurately and judge distance more easily, as well. 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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