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.

Protecting Your Bones - Why People At Risk For Osteoporosis Need More Than Milk

7 March 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Experiencing a bone fracture or break does not mean that you have osteoporosis or are at risk of developing it. Coincidentally, the same kind of safeguards you would normally take to keep your skeletal system strong are similar to the provisions that doctors treating osteoporosis patients strongly urge. While drinking more milk may help you in warding off osteoporosis, experts on the disease have many other more potent recommendations and pieces of advise that you need to know. Read More …

Three Reasons Why Rhinitis In Newborns Is Dangerous And Requires Emergency Help

6 March 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Rhinitis is an inflammation of the nose. It produces mucous and congestion and is often referred to as a "cold," although rhinitis tends to be a little more complicated than that. It is a much more complicated matter when newborns are affected by rhinitis. It can lead to near-fatal episodes if a parent does not get the baby into an E.R. or to see a doctor right away. Here are three reasons why this infection is so dangerous to newborns. Read More …

3 Tips For Treating Urinary Incontinence

2 March 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Urinary incontinence is a problem that is difficult to address because many people are ashamed to talk about the problem. Instead of coping in silence, there are several ways you can manage the condition or eliminate the problem. Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor Kegel exercises are used to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles that are responsible for holding your bladder. These exercises are often referenced to managing urinary incontinence in women, but the same type of exercise can work for men. Read More …

7 Assisted Living Boredom Busters for Seniors

17 February 2017
 Categories: , Articles

Assisted living housing often provides more than nursing care and housekeeping. If you or your loved one resides at an assisted living facility, there may be ample opportunity for social interaction and fun activities. Becoming involved in daily activities is a good way to combat feelings of loneliness and boredom that some experience as they enter their senior years. Begin by asking a coordinator at the assisted living facility about interactive daily activities. Read More …

Three Plants And Herbs You Can Grow To Treat Urinary Problems

30 January 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Urinary problems, from overactive bladder to enlarged prostate issues, can all be treated naturally. Better still is the news that some of these plants and herbs can be grown right in your own backyard (or at least in a greenhouse). If you cannot visit with urologists anytime soon, you could have some comfort for these problems right in your backyard or greenhouse garden. Here are just three of these plants and herbs and the urinary problems they treat. 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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