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The following content is a paid advertorial. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease caused by the swelling of the
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The following content is a paid advertorial. Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the most widespread inflammatory diseases, and
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The way you walk can give you and your doctor clues about your internal health.
By Dr. Vandana Ahluwalia, MD, FRCPC, Chief, Division of Rheumatology, William Osler Health System Patients hear it all the
(Photo credit: Steven Jackson via Flickr). Potential Health Benefits of Turmeric Turmeric contains curcumin, a compound with
September marks the National Arthritis Month, a disease that affects over 4.6 million Canadian adults - some as young as 15 years of age. A common misconception of arthritis -- inflammation of the joints -- is that those experiencing symptoms should not workout, however, this is simply a untrue.
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Making time for the most important person in your life -- you -- is essential for overall health and well-being. But sometimes life gets in the way: work piles up, the kids need a drive to practice, and the household chore list gets unbelievably long. We list five effective ways to take back your life.
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Awe-inspiring sports moments that give us goosebumps. From the AOL Partner Studio
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In our twenties we would go to the gym and train hard without thinking twice about the stress we were putting on our joints
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Rediscover your inner child and take part in these activities we played as kids. From the AOL Partner Studio.
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Activity is a natural remedy for arthritis. It helps feed the joint cartilage, keeping the joints moving freely. Activity maintains muscle strength that is important for balance and decreases the overall risk of falls. It makes everyday activities easier by decreasing stiffness and boosting energy. Staying active also opens the door to, quite literally, exercising some control over your condition.
The real names behind the aches and pains we feel. From the AOL Partner Studio
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Reasons why life gets better after 40. From the AOL Partner Studio
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Five stretches that kick-start your morning and get those muscles moving
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The irony for many of us is that our "stress response" has become even more damaging to our health than the everyday events that trigger our stress. In other words, we typically tend to preoccupy our minds with these stressful incidents long after they're over. And so the cortisol keeps flowing long after it should have abated.
The truth is, nearly everyone's knees will give them trouble eventually. Depending on how old you are, at some point, the knee just degenerates As a knee surgeon who has helped thousands of patients with knee pain, I know there are treatments and options that can not only reduce the pain, but also postpone knee surgery -- or avoid it entirely.
Staring up at the constellation Orion on a crisp winter's night, I wonder how much longer I can bear the pain. The pain of
Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the oldest ailments in human existence and for anyone suffering from this condition, the symptoms can be unbearable. At the microscopic level, the lining of the joints becomes inflamed and as a result, aches. Trying to figure out how to manage arthritis has been the goal of many researchers.