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Health Heroes: Five People You Should Keep In Your Life To Keep Your Mind And Body Healthy

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Health Heroes: Five People You Should Keep In Your Life To Keep Your Mind And Body Healthy

Image: Alex E. Proimos Your GP This may sound like a no-brainer, but if you cast your mind back on the times that you’ve neglected seeing a doctor you’ll remember at least one occasion where you’ve had to bite the bullet and book an appointment. If you’ve ever made the excuse that you’re “too busy,”…

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Sports Medicine: Taking Care Of Knee Injuries

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Sports Medicine: Taking Care Of Knee Injuries

All our movements are coordinated by the different parts of the musculoskeletal system that interact with each other in a synchronized manner. The main parts of this musculoskeletal system include bones, muscles, ligaments and tendons. When there is high stress on these parts, various injuries occur. In case of knee injuries suffered by athletes, the…

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Knee Osteoarthritis: Do You Really Need Knee Surgery?

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Knee Osteoarthritis: Do You Really Need Knee Surgery?

Osteoarthritis of the knee is a common condition that affects many people, men and women, over the age of 40 and half of the population before they reach the age of 85. The most common treatment for osteoarthritis has traditionally been surgery, but recent studies are showing that surgery does not always help. In fact,…

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How to Improve Bone and Joint Health

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How to Improve Bone and Joint Health

There are many inevitable changes that occur in the human body as it ages, such as the appearance of wrinkles and grey hair. Some changes, such as declining bone and joint health, are believed to be unavoidable when, in fact, the decline can be prevented or reduced as long as you remain physically active. There…

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Arthritis Causing Havoc In Your Hand Or Wrist?

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Arthritis Causing Havoc In Your Hand Or Wrist?

Arthritis is a disease that occurs in the cartilage of the joints; and is the result of acute or chronic inflammation after a trauma. The disease can come in many forms but the most common is osteoarthritis; this affects the cartilage that lines the joints causing them to deteriorate and thus losing their cushioning ability.…

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Conventional Relief Measures For Osteoarthritis

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Conventional Relief Measures For Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a debilitating disease that affects the joints in the human body – hips, knees, elbows, fingers and the back. As an individual ages, the chances of him or her developing osteoarthritis increases. Osteoarthritis is more prevalent in males below 45 years of age, and in females over 55 years of age. Unfortunately, we…

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Determining the Causes of Lower Back Pain

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Determining the Causes of Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most painful and disturbing ailments that a person can experience in his or her lifetime. The pain can be mind-numbing. But what exactly is the cause of this predicament? How does it result and how do we aggravate the pain with our daily lifestyle? These are some of…

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Will Your Occupation Lead To Osteoarthritis?

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Will Your Occupation Lead To Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is more common than you think. It is a type of arthritis that can arise in a number of ways: these being through your genes, through an injury, through being obese and just through being old. Basically your joints suffer damage and cannot repair themselves. It is really painful and can be quite debilitating.…

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