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ARTHRITIS

According to the CDC, by 2040, 26% of US adults (18 years or older) are projected to have a physician diagnosis of arthritis.  Arthritis risk does increase with age and is more common among women.  In 2015, 15 million adults reported severe joint pain due to arthritis.  Remember, kids can get arthritis too! In addition Read More…


OMEGA 3-FATTY ACIDS

Are you getting enough omega-3 fatty acids in your diet?⁠ There are so many benefits to adding omega-3 fatty acids into the food you eat, here are some:⁠ ✅ Lower blood pressure.⁠ ✅ Reduce triglycerides.⁠ ✅ Slow the development of plaque in the arteries.⁠ ✅ Reduce the chance of abnormal heart rhythm.⁠ ✅ Reduce the Read More…


Squats Benefits

For many of us, this quarantine life has been filled with some obstacles pertaining to our regular exercise routine. I’ve been a “cardio girl” my entire life.  I used to competitively figure skate, dance and then later in life engaged in spinning and long-distance running.   I have to say that “core strengthening and weight training” Read More…


DIABETES AND ARHRITIS

According to the CDC, 1 in every 10 Americans has some form of Diabetes (DM). Millions of Americans live with and manage this disease on a daily basis. Many individuals with Diabetes present with joint  and musculoskeletal complaints There is an increased risk of different bone and joint disorders associated with Diabetes.  1) Diabetic hand syndrome/ Read More…


WHY AM I FEELING SO COLD?

There are some individuals complain of being cold when others feel warm in a particular environment.  This may be described as “cold intolerance”.  This is usually heard from many women and may be a result of estrogen effects, low skin temperature.  Sometimes it may be a general feeling of coldness all over the body or Read More…


Physical Examinations are Important!

Are you getting annual physical examinations? ⁠ Did you know that during an annual physical examination you are checking off the boxes for possible health concerns or complications? ⁠ During this COVID pandemic year, many individuals living with arthritis and autoimmune disease have neglected to keep up with thir comprehensive care due to fear of exposure to Read More…