When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is... Read more
Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a major health problem affecting an estimated 21 million adults in the United States alone. Osteoarthritis begins with the breakdown of joint cartilage which results in pain, stiffness, swelling a... Read more
Unlike other forms of forms of arthritis, your risk of developing osteoarthritis is largely related to lifestyle factors like diet, weight, exercise, and previous injury. In fact, dietary and lifestyle changes can have a huge affect on the prevention... Read more
You eat right (most of the time), hit the gym regularly and keep a clean house, especially during cold and flu season. So, why are you still getting sick? It turns out that some of the best things we do to stay healthy can expose us to germs when don... Read more
I have osteoarthritis in my right knee & have really been struggling with exercising. I live in a pretty rural area where the nearest gym is 80 miles away so I used to walk a lot but now cant walk more than 20 mins without my knee hurting. Any ideas?... Read more
After cancer treatment was over I gained 40 pounds. I know this sounds like a lot but not when I was 80 pounds. I have a belly now. I do crunches and core exercise 30 mins aday. Eating under my calories ... getting frustrated... Read more
My Mom is always yelling at me. Talking me to me roughly like I was the hired help. Expecting me to help her in housework.
But she always is so sweet tempered with my brother and doesn't expect him to help out with the housework, though he does... Read more
I've been receiving liver treatment that has made me very ill. I've rewritten my fitness goals to make them achievable and I'm still not reaching them. I'm up in the bathroom all night, sleep till 1pm which doesn't give me very much time to fit every... Read more
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Last spring I wrote a blog about my obsession with my beloved flip-flops. With the exception of a few months during the winter, flip-flops are my primary spring, summer and fall shoe staple. I wear them almost every day, the only exception is when I... Read more
Ask any runner, or non-runner for that matter, what one of the most common running injuries is and invariably many will mention patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)--AKA runner's knee. It has been reported that as many as 70% of all runners will suf... Read more
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