Posts Tagged 'arthritis'

3 Tips for Staying Fit and Healthy When You Have Arthritis

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Staying fit and healthy can be a major accomplishment on its own. However, adding arthritis into the mix can make it seem like an impossible feat to accomplish. Fortunately, with the right exercise, natural herbs and incorporation of a healthy eating plan into your everyday regimen, you can enjoy a healthy, active and fit lifestyle.

Posted by Jade Rich Jan 08, 2015 Posted in Disability, Obesity 5 Comments

Scientists Use Illusion to Trick Brain, Cut Osteoarthritis Pain in Half

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Experts estimate nearly 27 million people in the United States are afflicted with osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis, with 60% of them being women. Two-thirds of the people over age 65 have osteoarthritis and those numbers are expected to climb as baby boomers age. There is currently no cure, so the emphasis is on effective treatment. It can be a major cause of disability and lead to a great amount of pain and stiffness in the joints. Yet good news comes out of The University of Nottingham. By a fluke of fate, researchers discovered a simple illusion can drastically reduce — and sometimes temporarily eliminate arthritic pain in the hand.

Posted by Tessa Apr 21, 2011 Posted in Disability No Comments

Certain Foods May Aggravate Arthritis Symptoms

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Did you know that some foods could aggravate arthritis symptoms. According to research through the American Dietetic Association, some foods may actually cause arthritis symptoms to occur in some individuals. Some foods are pro-inflammatory – meaning they can cause inflammation in the body, such arthritis.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Mar 03, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments

Water Exercise and Arthritis

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If you have had a diagnosis of Arthritis for some time, you may have been told that exercise will damage your joints. That information would be enough to scare a person into sitting quite still, especially since moving hurts.

Posted by Tanya Feb 23, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments