Category Archives: Joint

6 Tips For Healthy & Strong Joints

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A joint is where two or more bones meet and it’s important to know how to keep them healthy and strong because damage to the joints is often extremely painful and sometimes irreversible. Extreme joint pain can aggravate and lead to long-term conditions such as arthritis.  1. KEEP MOVING This doesn’t necessarily mean ‘exercise’ but […]

9 Natural Pain Relief Tips for Osteoarthritis

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As we age, the cartilage in our knees can wear down, triggering osteoarthritis and knee pain that flares up when we’re walking and climbing stairs. Medications — such as anti-inflammatories, corticosteroids, and injections of hyaluronic acid — are often prescribed to treat osteoarthritis knee pain. But those aren’t your only options. Natural remedies can also be used to ease […]

Meet The Protein Behind Healthy Skin & Joints

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It’s not just for wrinkles anymore. The collagen trend has spread from cosmetic injections to products you see every day on grocery and drugstore shelves. Food, skin cream, pills and powders all tout collagen as the way to a healthy, vibrant body. Are they worth your money? When collagen levels drop Collagen is a protein […]

5 Quick Exercise Tips for Knee Pain

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You’ve probably heard the expression, “exercise is the best medicine.” Exercise can be beneficial for aches and pains, especially if you’re suffering from chronic knee problems or pain from arthritis. Before making these exercises a part of your regimen, we suggest speaking with a physician or physical therapist. If you’re experiencing knee pain, it’s important to […]

Tips Dealing with Knee Pain

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Here are the top tips for understanding and treating knee pain. 1. Knee pain is never normal The knee’s purpose is to help you bear weight and absorb shock when you move. A healthy knee is strong and pain-free with a good range of motion. If you experience knee pain, a “no pain, no gain” […]

Should I try Glucosamine For Knee Pain?

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Glucosamine, especially glucosamine sulfate, is extracted from the shells of shellfish to make dietary supplements. A synthetic form is made in laboratories, also. In this article, we explain what glucosamine is, why it is taken as a supplement, and whether there is scientific evidence to prove it is effective. We also discuss any side effects […]

Top 6 Benefits of Collagen

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Collagen has many important functions, including providing your skin with structure and strengthening your bones. In recent years, collagen supplements have become popular. Most are hydrolyzed, which means the collagen has been broken down, making it easier for you to absorb. There are also several foods you can eat to increase your collagen intake, including […]

9 Stretches To Start Your Day Off Right

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Let’s face it, getting motivated in the morning isn’t always easy. A cup of coffee and a few feel-good stretches can help. “Muscles stiffen overnight from lack of movement,” says expert. “This results in stiffness of the connective tissue (known as fascia) as well as the muscles.” Hold each of these stretches for at least […]

Path to Improve Health with Exercise

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There are 4 types of exercise. It’s important to include all 4 types in your exercise routine. 1. Endurance Increases your breathing and heart rate. Improves the health of your heart, lungs, and circulatory system. Builds energy. Includes: walking jogging dancing swimming biking tennis basketball climbing stairs or hills raking or mowing 2. Strength  Makes […]