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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.

Techniques That You Can Use To Reduce Your Anxiety

20 May 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

When you suffer from anxiety, it's easy to think that you're the only one. However, if you look around you in a room full of people, there's a strong probability that a number of other individuals are struggling with this issue, too. Roughly 18 percent of American adults report struggles with anxiety, which means that you're hardly the only one going through these feelings. It's in your best interest to schedule a visit with a local psychiatrist, as he or she will provide a safe space for you to talk about your anxiety, its triggers, and hopefully learn some techniques on how to improve how you feel. Read More …

Committing To Recovery Through Knowledge And Engagement - Questions For Your Physical Therapist

16 May 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you've suffered an injury that requires rehabilitation, the process may seem long and daunting. Aside from the physical struggles, the mental and emotional commitment necessary to successfully complete physical therapy has the potential to wear you down and leave you feeling dismayed. With the proper knowledge, you can combat those feelings and recommit yourself to success. Below, you'll find a guide to some questions you should be sure to ask your physical therapist. Read More …

The Importance Of A Full Bladder For An Ultrasound And How To Avoid Accidents

9 May 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Getting an ultrasound is an important part of the birth process. Unfortunately, many women have a hard time drinking enough water before one. Even worse, those who do drink enough water may struggle to avoid peeing before the process. Here's what you need to know about this situation. Why Drinking Water Is So Important For An Ultrasound Why do women have to drink water before an ultrasound? A full bladder is an important method for ensuring that they get a clear image of the baby. Read More …

3 Tips To Save Money On Essential Oils

2 May 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Essential oils are handy for all sorts of things, from making your own beauty and cleaning supplies to diffusing your favorite scents in your home. If you love essential oils, there's a chance that you might spend more money on them than you mean to. This can be easy to do, but if you follow these tips, you can still buy your favorite essential oils without spending so much money on them. Read More …

2 Dental Restoration Tips To Prevent Your Child From Developing Tooth Squeeze During A Hike

27 April 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If your child is fairly active, then they may enjoy taking part in adventure activities like hikes. A moderate hike can be enjoyable for anyone but as the elevation begins to increase, your child's comfort may begin to decrease. As the elevation increases during a hike, this forces air into open pockets throughout your teeth. Once your child is done with their hike and begin their descent back to where they started, these air bubbles will begin to expand. 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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