Surgery may be considered as part of arthritis treatment when medication is no longer enough to manage your symptoms. The decision to head down the surgical route is a balancing act—you’ll need to consider your current symptoms and level of disability, and weigh them against the potential benefits, risks, and
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With cold and flu viruses seemingly stronger than ever, the thought may have crossed your mind more than once: How to boost your immune system? Studies have proven that these eight dietary supplements are among the most effective at enhancing your immunity to infectious diseases.
There are nine different species
Resistance training exercises are safe when executed with the right exercise, the right load, the right technique, and performed by the right person. When any of those four elements of training are not observed, injuries can occur.
The Right Exercise
The 55 exercises in Chapter 4 have been proven by evidence-based studies
Don’t overlook the multitude of outstanding NAC benefits you can gain by supplementing with this remarkable natural compound—particularly if you have any type of chronic lung, respiratory, mood or brain-related condition.
What is naturopathic medicine, is naturopathy treatment right for you, and if so, how do you find a naturopathic doctor? Get the answers you’re looking for here.
Q. My mother has been told she has Alzheimer’s disease. She wants to stay in her home, but she lives alone. How can I ensure that she is safe when I don’t live nearby?
A. Your mother’s diagnosis doesn’t necessarily mean that she can’t continue to live alone. She will benefit
Before you begin, you should be aware of guidelines that will make your workouts productive and safe. The suggestions that follow come from weight training experts, hospitals, universities, and organizations, including the American College of Sports Medicine.
Get the approval of your doctor before beginning an exercise program. Among the health
Eat a “Rainbow” for Maximum Nutrition
Much of what we said in the previous chapter about vegetables also applies to fruits, including the importance of eating a “rainbow” to get a variety of beneficial phytonutrients. According to the USDA’s MyPlate, women over age 50 should get one and a half
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) isn’t simply one disease, but a term used to describe serious lung problems such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Severe, non-reversible asthma can sometimes be considered a form of COPD. Guidelines for treatment of these serious respiratory conditions call for a mix of medications, oxygen
If your budget isn’t up to a tropical vacation this summer, you can at least take your tastebuds to the tropics with some nutrition-packed choices in the fruit section. Tropical fruits such as guava, kiwifruit, mango and papaya are low-calorie, nutrient-dense options for adding variety to your menus. Although most