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6 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Heart Health

heart health
It’s National Heart Month! Since 1963, February has been celebrated as American Heart Month to raise awareness of heart disease, the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.The good news is, there are ways we can take control of...

Joint Protection Principles Proven To Minimize Rheumatoid Arthritis Hand Pain

Joint Protection Principles for rheumatoid arthritis
Joint protection principles are simple and effective tools you can use to decrease pain and increase the ease of doing everyday activities. Cynthia Hill, who is an occupational therapist, has personally used these joint protection principles with her clients for over 25 years with...

Ensure Your Financial Security After Expensive Surgery

financial security after surgery
Medical costs have the potential to add up quickly, and this is doubly true if you require surgery. In this kind of situation, you might have to seek financing, borrowing money the way you would for a car or house. Overcoming a serious injury...

The Pros and Cons of Red Light Therapy

What Is Red Light Therapy?
New and advanced treatments are being developed for those who suffer from chronic conditions such as seasonal affective disorder, rheumatoid arthritis, and more. Red light therapy (RLT) is one of these new methods. But does it work?This article will detail the pros and cons...

5 Chronic Illness Management Tips for the Elderly

chronic illness in the elderly
A whopping 80% of older adults have at least one chronic health problem, while 77% suffer from at least two. These conditions, including heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, are also the leading deaths of seniors each year.Chronic health conditions and pain can be incredibly...

7 Sports You Can Play With Chronic Pain

sports you can play with chronic pain
If you suffer from chronic pain, exercise may be the last thing on your mind. But movement is often a potent medicine. For people with certain afflictions β€” like degenerative disc disease β€” remaining sedentary can often intensify the pain. Of course, the best type...