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8 Ways to Relieve Arthritic Pain Without Drugs

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Suffering from chronic arthritic pain can be debilitating both physically and emotionally. It can severely limit your day to day activities and cause you to change your way of living. Most people suffering with arthritis are taking some form of prescriptions and many prefer to stay away from narcotic medications. Here are 8 ways to…

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6 Foods that Trigger Inflammation

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Inflammation can be caused by a number of different factors, many of which you have no control over such as an injury or disease that you are living with. However you do have control over lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise. The following is a list of foods that trigger inflammation and should be…

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Do Joint Pain Creams Work?

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I can still remember being in the locker room in high school whether it was football, basketball, or baseball season and somebody always had a tube of some sort of pain relief cream! They either smelled so bad or the cooling "burning" sensation it had was not to my liking. In fact in highschool as…

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5 Ways To Postpone Joint Replacement Surgery

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Standing up, sitting down, getting in and out of the car, participating in your favorite sports, or just sleeping at night can all become painful when you suffer from arthritis. Simple daily tasks take more time and in some cases, cannot be done. Dealing with these challenges every day can be frustrating and feel hopeless.…

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7 Sleep Remedies For Rheumatoid Arthritis

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With all the tossing and turning all night long, the throbbing knee pain, and a general sense of discomfort can make sleeping with rheumatoid arthritis exhausting. If you don't get quality sleep and you have RA, you could get trapped in a viscous cycle. Your energy levels will be down, you won't exercise or eat well, and…

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5 Ways Anxiety is Linked to Joint Pain

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Most people associate joint pain with getting older and injuries from sports or exercise. Therefore it can be a bit surprising that joint pain may have a link to your mental health. Joint pain can actually be a complex symptom of anxiety. Anxiety can physically impact the body, enough in some cases that it can…

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4 Things To Avoid If You Have Hip Arthritis

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As with many joints around the body, hip joints are sometimes taken for granted, until they hurt. Once you start to feel the pain, you realize just how often hips are used in your daily activities. Being diagnosed with arthritis can be disappointing, but it doesn't mean you have to be in pain all the…

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6 Tips For Surviving Winter With Arthritis

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December is already here and winter weather has come around once again. You've probably felt the changes in weather in your achy joints and your motivation to get up and out of the house has officially decreased. How can you survive the winter with arthritis? Some people say cold, snowy weather affects their joint pain…

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4 Tips For Golfing With Arthritis

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Golfing can be an enjoyable past time on and off the green. You can practice in your backyard, perfect your swing at the driving ranges, and play a competitive round of golf with a friend. Being a golfer with arthritis, you may experience stiffness in your arthritic joints, decreased range of motion, and achy hands and…

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The 4 Stages Of Osteoarthritis Progression

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Are your knees left aching and swollen after a round of golf or pulling weeds from the garden? Has getting up after sitting for a long period of time become harder over the years? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you may have osteoarthritis in one of more of your joints. Osteoarthritis…

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5 Common Causes Of Back Pain

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Having pain in your back can be debilitating. It may keep you from participating in your favorite activities, stop you from completing your exercise routine, or it may be uncomfortable just to sleep. Back pain is a general term that is used to describe lower, middle, and upper back pain. Back pain can be persistent…

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5 Common Causes of Hip Pain

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Having a nagging, deep, and aching pain in your hip is more than just inconvenient, it can keep you from doing your favorite activities or make it harder to just get out of bed in the morning. Hip pain is a common complaint because it is in an area which can affect everything you do.…

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7 Hand Exercises For Arthritis

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Having arthritis in your hands can make daily tasks more difficult. Holding silverware, typing on a computer, and just picking things up can become frustrating situations. Because your hands are used in almost everything you do, it's even harder to give them a break. As arthritis sets in and the cartilage in your small hand…

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5 Ways To Educate Yourself About Arthritis

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Arthritis can seem like a big scary term. We know that being diagnosed can often feel like a lifelong sentence of pain and discomfort, but it doesn't have to be. Although arthritis of any kind can be a discouraging diagnosis, there are steps you can take to control pain management, inflammation, and contribute to your…

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3 Health Benefits of Hydrolyzed Collagen Type II

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Joint problems do not discriminate; they can affect a wide range of people, young and old. Regardless of type of condition you have with your joints, one thing is certain: a joint supplement can help boost your joint health and help reduce inflammation, pain levels, and discomfort. To get you back on track to living…

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5 Glucosamine Side Effects

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Glucosamine is a naturally occurring chemical found in the body, most notably in the fluid that surrounds the joints. Glucosamine can also be found in nature, like in the shells of shellfish and is widely used in joint and dietary supplements. We know there are a million types of joint supplements out there and many…

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