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.

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 …

3 Natural Ways To Relieve Chronic Headaches

30 January 2015
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According to Everyday Health, approximately 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches on a daily basis. If you have this problem and are tired of taking medication to treat the pain, you could look into alternative options. Here are three natural ways you can treat headaches, and a combination of all of these methods may bring you relief without having the side-effects of medication. Posture The first thing you may need to work on is your posture. Read More …

What’s The Difference Between Home Health Care And Home Care?

9 December 2014
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As the primary caregiver for an elderly parent or relative, you have probably heard of home health care and home care and wondered if they are right for your loved one. You may be confused about the difference between the two. While both provide services to the elderly, there are some differences you should understand before pursuing services. What is home health care? A nurse, doctor or other medical professional who comes to the home of the client typically provides home health care. 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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