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Is Humidity Affecting Your Arthritis?

Weather and arthritis pain have been associated for a long time. When it gets cold, rainy, humid, or the barometric pressure rises, many report that symptoms get worse. And now that much of the continent (and world) is in a humid heat wave, symptoms might be getting worse. Now the heat isn’t typically associated with ...click here to read more

People Suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis Are More Likely to Develop Dementia and Depression

As if living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) isn’t hard enough, a new study suggests that people with the condition are also more likely to develop dementia and depression. This included both Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia. Rheumatoid arthritis is a type of arthritis that affects the tissues around the joints. RA is an autoimmune disease, ...click here to read more

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Can You Thaw a Frozen Shoulder?

If you’re one of the two to five percent of people affected by the frozen shoulder, you might be wondering what you can do to regain function. Ever heard of frozen shoulder? You’re not alone. The condition, also known as adhesive capsulitis, happens when inflammation and scar tissue take over the shoulder joint and leads ...click here to read more

Ways to Boost Bone Density

Strong bones are a crucial component of aging, but if you don’t put in the effort, they will not appear naturally. What makes strong bones so important? They give your body structure and protect your organs. They also help you move and stay balanced. When they are weak and porous, they have limited ability to ...click here to read more

Five-Minute Breathing Routine Improves Fitness and Exercise Tolerance in Middle-Aged People

The benefits of exercise are widely known. However, many middle-aged or older adults don’t meet the physical activity recommendations. With the need for more adults to transition to a healthier lifestyle, new research has found a potential for high resistance inspiratory muscle strength training (IMST). IMST involves inhaling through a handheld device called a manual ...click here to read more

People with Chronic Pain Due to Spinal Cord Injury Have More Risk of Mental Health Issues

A new study published in Spinal Cord has found that adults living with chronic pain due to spinal cord injury have an increased risk of developing mental health problems compared to people without the injury. These psychological issues include conditions such as depression and anxiety. The study by a Michigan Medicine team of researchers analyzed ...click here to read more

Nutrients You Need for Healthy Bones

If you take a calcium supplement every day for bone health, you’re certainly doing something right. But if you think that’s all you need, then you could be in trouble. Several nutrients are important to bone health, and calcium is just one. But to do the best for your bones, you’ll want to be sure ...click here to read more

If You Want Strong Bones, You Absolutely Need This

What do you need for strong bones? Of course, calcium and vitamin D are essential in building and maintaining bone mineral density. But you can’t draw the line there. To really optimize bone strength, you need something you can’t supplement: real muscle. You don’t need a ton of it, either. Being a jacked-up muscle-bound strong-person ...click here to read more

Use Muscles to Stay Strong and Age Better

It’s almost a guarantee that your muscles will shrink and get weaker as you age. The process can actually begin relatively early, too. It’s possible that sarcopenia – age-related muscle loss – can begin at 35, at a rate of 1-2 percent per year. After 60, that can accelerate to 3 percent. Most people take ...click here to read more