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Quieting the inflammation noise

When you got out of bed this morning, were you pain-free? Or did your hips and knees ache? Did your hands feel stiff when you poured your tea? Many of my patients brush off these kinds of aches and pains, thinking they’re just normal signs of aging. As the years pass, many women find the pain ...read more

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Nature's Healing Power

John Keats once wrote, "The poetry of the earth is never dead."Poet or not, almost all of us have been awestruck by nature at one time or another. Whether it's running at sunset on a sandy white beach, walking alongside a cool trickling stream, watching sunset over a mountain ridge, or even hearing ...read more

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10 Injuries might happen to you

There are hundreds of different sports injuries, but there are certain parts of the body that are more prone to damage than others. In fact, the top three categories comprise more than 80% of all sports injuries. Read on to find out which injuries are most common, as well as ways to prevent and trea...read more

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5 minutes stress relief strategies

Stress comes from many areas of life, and stress relief comes in many forms. While some people like using one favorite tool for stress relief, many experts feel that the most efficient approach to stress relief is one that attacks stress from several different directions, utilizing an overall 'plan ...read more

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6 Myth about your arthritis

Myth 1 – All joint pain is arthritis. Fact: Other conditions, such as tendonitis, bursitis or other soft-tissue injuries also cause joint pain. Evaluation by a rheumatologist will lead to the right diagnosis and treatment. Myth 2 – Rain and damp weather worsen arthritis....read more

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Safeguard Your Joints

Even though moderate exercise is good for your body, it can cause stress on your joints if not executed correctly. However, there are many ways in which you can avoid injuring your joints. If you are interested in ways to protect joints during exercise, consider the following list of suggestions. ...read more

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5 Tips From Physical Therapist

Nearly everyone has experienced knee pain. Whether it’s caused by arthritis, excessive foot pronation or overuse of the muscles that protect this vulnerable joint, our knees take a knocking. In fact, knee arthritis is the single greatest cause of chronic disability among U.S. adults age 65 and...read more

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Top 10 Myth About Fruits Part 1

1. Eating Too Much Fruit Will Cause Symptoms Of Blood Sugar Problems It's no secret that a proper, healthy raw food diet contains a lot of fruit. In fact, the quantity of fruit that I consume in one single day probably exceeds the quantity consumed by an average family on a weekly, if not monthly b...read more

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Count your own energy level

Determining your body’s total dietary energy needs takes a bit of math — so grab a calculator. This method of determining your calorie needs is easier and almost as accurate as checking into a research lab and submitting yourself to scientific scrutiny by a white-coated nerd wi...read more

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10 things you didn't know about arthritis

1: Young people do get arthritis When you think of arthritis, you might picture stiff, sore seniors, but the truth is, arthritis can affect women at any age, including during childhood. In fact, nearly 60% of people diagnosed are under age 65. Osteoarthritis, one of the most common types, typical...read more

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Lose weight in the healthy way

Trying to manage and lose your weight can be difficult and confusing at first, but once you learn how to get started on a proper exercise and diet program, you will be able to see a big improvement in your health and weight. Set realistic goals. Aim for weight loss of not more than 0.5 to 1kg per w...read more

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How to prevent Joint Replacement

What Is Joint Replacement? Joint replacement surgery is removing a damaged joint and putting in a new one. A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, and shoulder. Sometimes, the surgeon will not remove the whole joint, but will only replace or fix the d...read more

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10 reasons to keep you moving

#GetBackOnYourFeet It’s becoming increasingly clear to the medical community that it’s just as important for older adults to stay active as it is for their younger counterparts. Exercise helps maintain mobility and stamina, reduces the incidence of disease, and leads to an overall bet...read more

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Benefit from Gardening to Golf

Your arthritis doesn't have to slow you down this spring. Gardening, walking and golf are all activities you can do successfully with arthritis. Gardening is a great activity for maintaining joint flexibility, range of motion and quality of life. With a few simple modifications you can continue gard...read more

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Why old people shrink?

When we say older people shrink, we don't mean they become tiny enough to fit in your pocket! We just mean that it's common for older people to become a little shorter over time. It isn't dramatic or sudden. It takes place over years and may add up to only an inch or so off of their adult height (ma...read more

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Fitness 101

You've decided it's time to start exercising. Congratulations! You've taken the first step on your way to a new and improved body and mind "Exercise is the magic pill," says Michael R. Bracko, EdD, FACSM, chairman of the American College of Sports Medicine's Consumer Information Committee. "Ex...read more

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Simple Exercise to Do at Home

 Covid-19 has made it more challenging to continue daily routines outside our homes. In the midst of this pandemic, it is important to keep healthy and safe in whichever way possible. URAH is suggesting a list of exercises you can do at home to improve or maintain your health: Please note: G...read more