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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.

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 …

Wondering Whether You’ll Need To Cross State Lines To Use Medical Marijuana? Could CBD Oil Help?

25 April 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you live in one of the shrinking number of states in which medical marijuana remains illegal, you may wonder whether you have any options when it comes to relieving your chronic pain or nausea through the use of marijuana derivatives. While medical marijuana may still be illegal in your state, a whopping 44 states have declared the use and sale of cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil legal, which means it may be an option for you if moving across state lines isn't in the plan (or budget). Read More …

The Basics: Plantar Fasciitis

19 April 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you have chronic pain in your heel, you may have a common condition podiatrists called plantar fasciitis.  The plantar fascia is a flat ligament that runs from the heel bone to the toes. This band of tissue supports the arch in your foot, and if it becomes strained, it will cause pain in your heel or on the bottom of your foot when you walk or place weight on it. 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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