Taking Osteoarthritis Into Your Own Hands
Osteoarthritis (OA) can disrupt many aspects of day-to-day living. But there's a lot that patients can do to stay mobile and active. If you have OA, here's how you can take joint care into your own hands.
Benefits of Regular Physical Activity
There are many health benefits to being a physically active person. Here’s a list from what you might gain from developing an exercise routine.
Foods That Make You Go
Constipation is usually defined as having a bowel movement less than three times a week. Here are some foods that can help relieve constipation.
When the Elderly Stop Driving
Many adults have to stop driving cars once they reach old age. Not being able to drive anymore can cause mental distress and contribute to health problems.
How Obesity Affects Health
Besides tobacco use, obesity is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States.
OA Patients Retaining Knee Cartilage With Supplements
Knee arthritis can become more painful and severe as patients lose cartilage. Much research has been devoted to figuring out whether nutritional supplements can slow this process.
Knee Replacement While Obese
Knee replacement surgery can be an effective way to treat osteoarthritis. But according to one review, it may pose additional risks for obese patients.
How OA Patients Recover From Total Hip Replacement
Although total hip replacement is often an effective treatment option for osteoarthritis, some factors may affect how well patients recover from the surgery.
Arthritis Management Can Include Yoga
Yoga is an ancient Indian spiritual practice that millions enjoy today for its many physical and mental benefits. Yoga may bring some relief to people who have arthritis or similar diseases.
8 Tips for People with Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that occurs when the cartilage between bone joints wears away, allowing bones to rub against each other. Osteoarthritis can cause pain, swelling, stiffness, and occasionally numbness.