January, 2017

13 Arthritis Pain Relief Tips for Winter Weather

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Dress warmly, work out inside, and get enough vitamin D. These are some of the ways you can get arthritis pain relief despite the bone-chilling cold of winter weather. Many people with arthritis swear by the pain in their joints as a predictor of rainy or cold weather. “I used to hear people complain all...  read more

Bone Health: What’s Menopause Got to Do with It?

Monday, January 30th, 2017

You may be unaware that your bones are engaging in a balanced, continuous process of remodeling; laying down new bone while eliminating old bone. So why is this process jeopardized in menopause? Bone is produced by osteoblasts. These cells lay down a material called osteoid, composed of a collagen in a lattice frame, and fill it in...  read more

Tips to Prevent Falls During Winter Months

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

These eight tips can help you to maintain your balance and move confidently across snowy, icy, or wet surfaces: Wear shoes with good traction. Dress warm. If you’re warm, your muscles will stay relaxed. Tense muscles can adversely affect your balance. Be careful getting out of your car. Plant both feet firmly on the ground...  read more

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