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.

Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Side Effects When Using Steroids

29 December 2015
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Anabolic steroids can help speed recovery so you can fit in more workouts. They can assist you in increasing lean body mass, improving muscle definition, and boosting your endurance. However, some athletes steer clear of steroids because they fear side effects like acne, mood changes, and loss of sex drive. If you'd like to get the benefits of steroids with a lower risk of these side effects, follow these tips: Read More …

Hammertoe: The Only Reason You Need To Opt For Flats Over Heels

7 December 2015
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Do you frequently wear high-heeled shoes? Do your toes spend most of their days scrunched into the tip of narrow toe-boxes, and do your feet ache at night because they've been lugging your body around with little (if any) support offered by the arches of your shoes? If so, this brief article on hammertoe should have you tossing your heels in favor of flats in no time. What Is Hammertoe? Read More …

3 New Studies To Take Note Of If Your Parent Or Grandparent Suffers From Alzheimer’s

29 September 2015
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If you have a parent or grandparent who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, then you may wonder if you are at risk for developing it later in life, as well. No one really knows if this mysterious disease is genetic or not, although researchers have suspected that there may be some genetic component to it. There have been several recent studies that you may find comforting, as one study produces suspicions that the disease may not be genetic after all, and others can help you reduce your risk of also developing the disease. Read More …

The Dynamics Of Drug Addiction & Codependency In A Love Relationship & How Counseling Can Help

19 August 2015
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Addiction is a nasty creature. Not only does it affect the life and health of the addicted individual, it affects every person in their life, especially their significant other. If you are the spouse or partner of someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, it's important to understand their addiction and why you are susceptible to codependency in your relationship. By understanding the dynamics of addiction and codependency, you and your significant other may have a better chance of having a happy relationship. Read More …

The Truth Behind Five Common Childhood Counseling Myths

5 May 2015
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Many of the mainstream media outlets portray childhood counseling in a very poor light. In fact, many of these media sources have led to some significant misconceptions about what childhood counseling is about and how it can and cannot help. As a result of these misconceptions, many parents are hesitant to get their children the help that they may need. If you have been wondering about the benefits of counseling for your child but are struggling with some of the things you've been hearing, it's time to find out the plain truth. 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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