Tag: painful joints

Avoid Exercise Injuries

A well-qualified, certified Pilates instructor will ensure you are doing the exercises correctly and safely. The instructor should have at least 300 hours of training, be fully certified in mat and on all the machines, and have at least a few years’ teaching experience. Most Pilates certifications require knowledge of anatomy.

“Sleep Hygiene” Can Help You Slumber Peacefully

Poor sleep predicts disability in older age, according to a recent study (Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Sept. 14, 2016). Previous research has linked sleep problems to cardiovascular disease, heart attack and heart failure, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, obesity, depression, and cognitive issues. Daytime tiredness due to poor

Easing the Burden of Severe Joint Pain

If you suffer from severe joint pain, you’re not alone—in fact, about 14.6 million people have the problem, according to recent research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Oct. 7, 2016). The study analyzed 2002-2014 data collected by the U.S. National Health Interview

Natural Remedy for Depression, Anxiety, and Pain

Natural Remedy for Depression, Anxiety, and Pain

The simple fact is that you can spend less than you would on a typical lunch for an entire month’s supply of this supplement and receive an abundance of health perks – stabilize mood, reduce pain and even balance hormones…

Treating Psoriasis May Reduce Risks of Cardiovascular Disease

It’s natural to think of psoriasis as a skin condition, because the rash that forms during a flare-up usually is the only obvious symptom. But, psoriasis goes much further—it is an autoimmune disease that affects the endocrine system, joints, blood vessels, and the heart, explains Shari Lipner, MD, PhD, an

Why You Should try Tai Chi

A recent meta-analysis suggests that the ancient Chinese martial art tai chi benefits older adults with a range of long-term conditions. Originating in China as a form of martial art, tai chi—dubbed “moving meditation” by practitioners—is a series of slow, gentle movements called forms, which flow from one into another.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Puts Bones at Risk

The bone-thinning disease osteoporosis is a concern for many women after age 50. But men can also develop osteoporosis, and there are other risk factors. For example, having rheumatoid arthritis (RA) increases risk, regardless of your age.
Our bones constantly change. In the process of bone turnover, cells called osteoclasts break

Gout May Increase Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

Gout may do more than cause painful joints. A study published online Dec. 17, 2015, in Rheumatology suggests it also may increase the risk of atrial fibrillation (Afib), the most common irregular heart rhythm. In the study, researchers reviewed data on 45,378 gout patients and 45,378 similar gout-free control patients.

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