Arthritis – Traveling and Dealing with Joint Pain

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How can I better manage my Arthritis when I’m on the go? Arthritis affects over 50 million Americans and is an often a misunderstood disease. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States and frequently causes activity …

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Diabetic Precautions for Exercising

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The following are precautions for all people with diabetes, whether type 1 or 2. 1. Check with your doctors before starting any exercise program. Your doctors will have recommendations on how often you should perform your exercises for your lifestyle. …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Signs & Symptoms

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What are the symptoms? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is chronic inflammation of the joint lining that affects the body systemically. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease and many individuals develop symptoms gradually, however many of my clients reported a sudden onset …

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Traveling with Oxygen – Part 3

Part 3 What are the guidelines when traveling with oxygen by air? The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires a physician’s statement which details your oxygen needs in order to fly on a commercial airline. The FAA regulations are subject to …

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Traveling with Oxygen – Part 2

Part 2 Tips on using Oxygen Safely Although oxygen is a safe gas and is nonflammable, traveling with oxygen can be very intimidating for the inexperienced. It is very important to plan ahead and follow general oxygen safety guidelines. Here …

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Traveling with Oxygen – Part 1

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PART 1 People who have severe lung disease, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or shortness of breath often will rely on supplemental oxygen. Many research studies have shown an increase of survival rates from people who use oxygen …

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The Diabetic Diet & Traveling : Top 7 Tips

If you have diabetes, traveling can be a health hazard when you are not prepared. Here are 7 top tips for packing, eating, exercise, and medication management. 1. Keep anything vital in your carry-on bag. As careful when you are …

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Type 2 Diabetes– Symptoms for Diabetes

According to the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet, released by the American Diabetes Association in January 2011, indicate that over 8.3% of the nation has diabetes. The Centers for Disease control report that the United States has seen a dramatic …

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Heart Disease Prevention

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Heart disease may be the leading killer of men and women however there are a lot of tips that can keep you healthy. If you have already been diagnosed with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or already have heart disease …

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Arthritis and Exercise

Many people have arthritis and joint pain. One of the easiest and inexpensive ways to improve your mobility is to exercise. Doctors recommend physical activity to decrease joint pain, improve flexibility, and strengthen the muscles around your joints. Walking and …

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