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Tendinitis: Different Causes But Same Condition, Regardless of Age

Tendinitis: Different Causes But Same Condition, Regardless of Age

A tendon is one of more than 1300 fibrous tissues that connect muscles to bones. Tendinitis (also spelled tendonitis) is inflammation of that tendon and is one of the most common conditions seen by primary care physicians and orthopaedic surgeons.
Causes of Tendinitis
In younger people, tendinitis usually affects athletes who do

HPV-Related Throat Cancer on the Rise Among Men

HPV-Related Throat Cancer on the Rise Among Men

Smoking, drinking alcohol, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) all can increase your risk of throat cancer, but genital human papillomavirus (HPV) has become a leading cause of oropharyngeal cancers in the United States. In fact, some 9,000 people are diagnosed each year with throat cancer that may be caused by

2. Getting Started

You know how to walk, right? Walking coach Michele Stanten, member of the Everybody Walk! Collaborative, offers this refresher on form at the American Council on Fitness website:

Stand up tall. Imagine that a wire attached to the crown of your head is gently pulling you upward. Walking erect will keep

Boost Your Immunity With Probiotics

Feed your Gut Bacteria for Immunity

Get more dietary fiber and plant foods. Eat at least 14 grams of fiber per 1,000 calories—that’s 28 grams for a 2,000 calorie diet. Choose whole, minimally processed grains, fruits, vegetables, beans, legumes, nuts and seeds.
Read labels. Probiotic foods and supplements are not regulated by

How to Age-Proof Your Brain

When it comes to brain aging, it’s best not to take age-related cognitive decline sitting down. In fact, recent research suggests that swapping a sedentary lifestyle for one that includes regular moderate-to-vigorous exercise may be one of the best ways to slow brain aging among older adults.

In a study published

Reduce Back Pain with Yoga

Back pain is among the most common reasons for doctor visits in the United States, accounting for approximately $86 billion in health care spending annually, according to research published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. Other studies have shown that at least part of that cost is attributable to unnecessary

Help Yourself Get Active Again

When you have arthritis, your day may seem filled with the limiting thought “I can’t.” Your hips hurt, so you can’t bend over to tie your shoes. Your hands ache, keeping you from using your favorite garden tool. You’d rather not wear socks because you can’t bear the thought of

Calming the Calamity of Canker Sores

Q. I get canker sores regularly. Can changing my diet help prevent them? A. It might. Several studies have linked canker sores (also known as aphthous ulcers) to low levels of several vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, C, E, thiamin, calcium and iron. But by no means is everyone

Small Ways You Can Stave Off Or Delay Alzheimer’s Disease

Q. My mother had Alzheimer’s disease and now I?m worried about developing it. Is there anything I can do to reduce my risk? A. Yes. Some of your risk for developing Alzheimer’s is genetic, so your risk is indeed greater if someone in your immediate family has had the disease.

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