2017

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.

Tips To Make Your Colonoscopy Easier On Yourself And Your Doctor

1 September 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

No one looks forward to having a colonoscopy done. However, it is an important medical procedure that can help prevent or detect colon cancer in its early stages. If you have an appointment to have your first colonoscopy done, you may be nervous. Here are a few tips that can help to make the procedure go as smooth as possible for both you and the doctor.  Follow Your Pre-Prep Diet Read More …

Home Remedies For Varicose Veins

9 August 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Varicose veins are a condition that cause your veins to appear raised, swollen, or bulging, with a blue or purplish color to them. They are most common in the lower leg area but can be found anywhere on the body. Varicose veins occur when the veins become enlarged and overfilled with blood. In some cases they are painful; in others, they are just unsightly. If you have varicose veins that you want gone, you may be looking at varicose vein treatment services. Read More …

Three Keys For Visiting Urgent Care

25 July 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Whenever you need to be sure that you are taking emergency medical matters into your own hands, handle it prudently by finding an urgent care facility. Urgent care facilities are similar to emergency rooms in that they provide an extensive amount of similar medical services outside of typical doctor office hours. It's up to you to learn about urgent care so that you can contact an urgent care professional for the medical help that you need. Read More …

Things To Know Before Your First MRI

25 July 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

MRI imaging is useful in diagnosing many soft-tissue injuries that can't be seen adequately by x-rays and other techniques. Getting your first MRI may be a bit daunting, but here are some things to know about the appointment before you go: What Is MRI Imaging Looking For? MRI imaging may be recommended by your doctor, orthopedic specialist, or neurological specialist to look for specific abnormalities. It is especially useful in doing soft tissue scans and looking for brain abnormalities that other scanning techniques don't catch. Read More …

Things To Think About When Your Daughter Asks For Breast Augmentation Surgery

15 June 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

When you ask your teenage daughter what she wants for her birthday or as a graduation gift, cosmetic surgery might be the last answer you expect to hear. Once you pick your jaw up off the floor, it's important to thoroughly evaluate this request. Many teenagers ask their parents to pay for breast enhancement surgery — and many parents are obliging. As a parent, and especially if you are the father of a teenage girl, this subject may make you uncomfortable. 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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