Here are my favorite recommendations for getting the overweight feline in your life up and moving.
Someone wise observed "it ain't how old you are that matters so much as how you are old." I have been consistently and increasingly aware of the issue...
Kids often get knee pain. When it persists, an X-ray may show a lesion of the articular cartilage: the bearing surface of the joint. That lesion is usually called Osteochondritis dissecans, a terrible and misleading name that implies inflammation (itis) and drying out (dissecans), though neither is present in the condition.
There are two critical time gaps in joint injuries. The first is the interval from when a joint is injured to when arthritis sets in. The second is from when arthritis sets in to when you are considered old enough for artificial joint replacement surgery.
We are the ones suffering the most from people making light of our struggles. We are the ones being treated like addicts while our bodies attack us. We are the ones suffering. Would you say that someone living with cancer was drug seeking and looking for opiates to get high, not for pain relief? Why would that be okay to someone living with chronic pain?
Once we learn to let go of our personal issues and ego, it leads us to in turn wonder why we act the way we do, too.
If you consider each of these myths individually, you'll find that the "common sense" answer is almost always the right answer. It is amusing to note, though, that sensible answers are not always common.
The collagen meniscus implant (CMI) is back on the US market, and it has the potential to change the way knees are treated. Here is why.
The odd thing is that many of these physical and emotional states are already predictable. But too few of us heed their warnings. As often as we look at our smart phones, we may as well get some benefit from them. They will ultimately tell us a great deal about ourselves, not just about everyone else.
With the complicated nature of Crohn's and colitis, and the potential for symptoms throughout the entire body, it is obvious why support systems play such a critical role in the lives of IBD patients.
It was 9:00 p.m. when I left the comfort of my bed and wandered into the kitchen to make a cup of herbal tea. When I turned on the light the peripheral view of a gray blur bouncing up and down set off an involuntary shriek that shot up from my toes.
In the next few decades, people worldwide can expect to live longer. And if you make it to 65, data implies that you my live another 20 years. That's the good news. Those living another two decades will likely live with at least one chronic condition. But some health factors can help lessen that concern.
A recent CDC study reported that in 2013, there were 260 counties throughout the United States that experienced double the number of Lyme Disease cases expected, up from 130 a decade earlier.
Approaching regret from a cognitive point of view, reframing our thoughts from the past to the future, and asking, "What's next?" can also help to process regrets.
If you have severe Raynaud's you can talk to your doctor about medical treatments. Some medications can help widen the blood vessels like vasodilators and calcium channel blockers, while others medications may aggravate the situation.
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