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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.

Frequently Asked Questions About Herniated Discs

29 November 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

According to theAmerican Chiropractic Association, it's estimated that around 80 percent of Americans will suffer from back pain at some point in their life. One of the most common issues is a herniated disc, and if you've ever suffered from this condition, you know how painful it can be to tackle the simplest task. If you or a loved one was recently diagnosed with a herniated disc, here are a few questions you might have: Read More …

Tattoo Laser Removal And Keloid Scarring

29 November 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

If you have a tattoo that you want laser removed permanently from your body at a place like Countryside Dermatology & Laser Center, then you should know that dark colored inks are easier to remove than lighter colored inks. This means that black and dark blue tattoos are easier to get rid of than yellow or green varieties. Tattoo removal is also somewhat painful and is often described as a burning sensation mixed with a snapping or stinging feeling. Read More …

Does Your Child Sniffle & Sneeze A Lot? Allergic Rhinitis May Be Why! Here’s What You Need To Know

31 October 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

If your child seems to constantly have the sniffles or sneezes a lot, he or she may have allergic rhinitis. This is an allergic reaction that occurs in the nasal passages and sinuses of people who are sensitive to specific allergens, such as pet dander, pollen, mold, and dust mites.  Compounding the concern is the fact that many people who have allergic rhinitis are also prone to other allergic reactions, such as asthma. Read More …

3 Tips To Protect Yourself When You Have Seizure Disorder

10 October 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

Having any type of seizure disorder can pose additional risks to your health and safety beyond the seizure itself. Finding ways to reduce your risk of injury if a seizure occurs is your best defense. Secure Your Home There are possibly many dangers inside your home that may increase your risk of a head injury if you have a seizure. Plush carpeting is ideal to help cushion the impact if you were to fall. Read More …

2 Reasons To Stop Avoiding Annual Health Checkups

21 March 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Articles

As you begin growing older, your fear of going to the doctor for a routine health checkup may increase. A lot of people do not want to hear what the doctor has to say, and they would rather live life not facing reality. While this is a common way of thinking, it is not the best way to view this. Annual health checkups are important, and they could actually save your life. 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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