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For some reason, older adults often get the notion that they can’t exercise for a series of reasons.

The Importance of Exercising with Arthritis

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Although it may be the last thing you want to do when you’re suffering from pain, exercising with arthritis has proven to be very beneficial. It seems only logical to stop moving the part of your body that is aching, but following that instinct may be more negative than positive. Arthritis, also called osteoarthritis, is [...]

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Why Haven’t You Tried Yoga Yet?

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Finding a weekly exercise routine can be tough if you’re experiencing arthritis pain and symptoms. Arthritis specialists recommend yoga as an exercise because it is gentle enough to help soothe pain and reduce tension while also increasing flexibility, which are all factors that will help cope with the disease. Doctors recommend doing yoga to not [...]

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Dining With Arthritis

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Do you struggle with choosing what to eat while dining out? Are you craving that pasta dish or bowl of soup but fear the consequences because of arthritis pain? We’ve been there. So, you’re sitting at a restaurant for dinner, and the four-cheese pasta calls your name. You’re thinking about the buttery and delicious carbs [...]

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Fight Arthritis Pain from the Kitchen

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In last week’s blog post, we talked about foods you should avoid eating when you have arthritis. Arthritis pain is made worse when eating foods that contribute to inflammation. This week we’ll check out some superfoods to add to your diet to help ease arthritis pain by decreasing inflammation. You can also make food prep [...]

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Is Your Diet Making Your Arthritis Pain Worse?

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You are what you eat. This old adage holds more weight than ever as new research is released on just how what we eat effects our bodies. We all know the general rules for eating well, fruits and veggies, whole grain, low fat. Those tips are all good for general overall health but many health [...]

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Healing Foods for Pre and Post Surgery

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Surgery can be intimidating and create tension among family members. If it’s your first one or your 8th, the healing process still  takes time and recovering patients need special attention. With summer coming to an end, we wanted to focus on ways to make dealing with life’s curve balls a little easier. We are holding [...]

Let Your Diet Do the Work- Keeping Your Blood Pressure Low

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Most are aware of the damaging health effects high blood pressure can cause the cardiovascular system and overall health. As we get older, the risks increase but the signs and side effects do not. High blood pressure has also been referred to as the “silent killer”, causing those who believed to have no afflictions a serious or deadly fate. [...]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis- A Diet Change Could Be the Answer

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Rheumatoid Arthritis is a common problem amongst many Americans, and with hundreds of purposed medications and solutions out there, how do you know which one is the best for you? Or for that matter, how do you know the real cause of the problem itself? Sometimes it’s not the medications we put into our body [...]

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Eating Well While Caregiving

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Caregiving often requires long hours and can cause a lot of stress.  And all of that anxiety can lead to unhealthy stress eating.  It’s extremely important for you as a caregiver to maintain a healthy and balanced diet so you can offer your highest level of care! Here are some fun and unexpected things you [...]

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A Treat to Keep You on Track

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Staying on task during a diet is extremely tricky.  I’ve always said, cheat a little – because it will help you stay successful.  The more you tell yourself “No,” the more you will crave whatever it is that has been denied – especially if you’re new to the dieting game. Don’t forget about treating yourself! [...]