Posts Tagged 'chronic health conditions'

Don’t Let COPD Hold You Back!

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Do you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)? If so, any exercise can seem intimidating and challenging. Here’s the good news, though: moderate exercise can be good for your health and lung function, especially in the early stages of COPD.

Posted by Katie BrindAmour Jan 24, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

The Environmental Link? Vitamin D and Multiple Sclerosis

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If you have multiple sclerosis (MS) or know someone who does, you know that the condition is a chronic, degenerative disease affecting the nervous system. Globally, the incidence of this disease has been rising (not just because doctors are getting better at diagnosing it), and the condition’s causes are not well understood.

Posted by Katie BrindAmour Jan 10, 2013 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

What Does Disability Look Like?

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If the number of American adults diagnosed with arthritis is 51.2 million (Centers for Disease Control) and the number of Americans with disabilities is 54.4 million (U.S. Census), I’m confused. 

Posted by Blythe Nov 03, 2010 Posted in Disability, Uncategorized 2 Comments