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and Specialist Arthritis Advice
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Dr Damon Murgatroyd.
Clinics in Southampton Hampshire, and Bournemouth & Charminster Dorset
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Why America Has Become So Obsessed With Wellness
by Rachel O Conner on 19 August, 2019 at 5:11 am
There’s no question that America has become health and wellness obsessed, and that’s not exactly a bad thing. But where did this obsession come... The post Why America Has Become So Obsessed With Wellness appeared first on The Art of Healthy Living.
10 Ways Air Quality Impacts Our Health
by Emily Folk on 15 August, 2019 at 5:35 am
People are always looking for the next great thing that’s good for their health. Sometimes it means that a new diet becomes popular or... The post 10 Ways Air Quality Impacts Our Health appeared first on The Art of Healthy Living.
Hottest Beauty Trends You Must Try This Fall
by Diana Smith on 13 August, 2019 at 9:03 am
Are you looking to upgrade and update your makeup for the new season and sport a fresh new look? Well, fall is usually a... The post Hottest Beauty Trends You Must Try This Fall appeared first on The Art of Healthy Living.
What to Expect During a Hearing Test
by Ruth Williams on 9 August, 2019 at 5:01 am
When it comes to looking after our health, there are several regular checkups we need to keep on top of to ensure that we’re... The post What to Expect During a Hearing Test appeared first on The Art of Healthy Living.
Study Reveals That Caffeine Can Actually Prevent Migraines
by Brain and Spine Team on 19 August, 2019 at 1:00 pm
A new study reveals that some caffeine intake may be beneficial to chronic migraine patients.
Can Weed Killer Cause Cancer?
by Cancer Care Team on 19 August, 2019 at 12:00 pm
When it comes to weed killer causing cancer, the element in question is glyphosate. This chemical can be found in hundreds of herbicides on the market today. And findings over whether or not it’s actually harmful have been all over the board. It points to an interesting disconnect between […]
Excess Pounds and Heart Disease: How to Calculate Your Risk
by Heart and Vascular Team on 19 August, 2019 at 11:00 am
BMI isn’t the only number to consider when calculating how your weight impacts your risk of heart disease. Learn why waist size matters — and how best to measure it.
Are You Thinking About Becoming Sober Curious?
by Ann Milanowski on 16 August, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Becoming sober curious is the latest wellness trend, introducing people to sobriety in the name of health. The benefits of sober living include better sleep, weight loss and reduced cancer risk.
Transgender dogma is naive and incompatible with Freud
by Slavoj Žižek on 30 May, 2019 at 9:06 am
Although partisans of LGBT+ like to dismiss psychoanalysis as out of date, many of them fully participate in the ongoing…What to read next: Trump wants to end the opioid crisis. But what if he is himself its prime symptom? | Food supplements ‘could be used in early treatment of […]
New therapeutic target for depression identified
by Spectator Health reporter on 23 May, 2019 at 9:28 am
Depression is one of the most widespread disorders that affects society, according to the World Health Organization. In fact, it…What to read next: For depression, omega-3 supplements are likely to be a waste of time | Over-eating food that is high in fat ‘may cause anxiety and […]
New findings could lead to improved vaccinations against STIs
by Spectator Health reporter on 17 May, 2019 at 10:39 am
In a new study published in Nature Communications, researchers from King’s College London have shown how skin vaccination can generate…What to read next: Eating more fruit in pregnancy may lead to smarter babies | A heavy potato habit ‘will raise your risk of high blood […]
Faster walkers live longer
by Spectator Health reporter on 16 May, 2019 at 8:31 am
People who report that they have a slower walking pace have a lower life expectancy than fast walkers, according to…What to read next: Vegetarians ‘live four years longer’ | Living near green spaces may help you live longer | Eating more fruit in pregnancy may lead to smarter […]
What is Polymyalgia Rheumatica? These Are the Signs You Could Have It
by CreakyStaff on 19 August, 2019 at 12:28 am
Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is an inflammatory condition that causes widespread pain in the muscles, especially around the shoulders, neck and hips. The post What is Polymyalgia Rheumatica? These Are the Signs You Could Have It appeared first on CreakyJoints Australia.
Occupational Therapists’ 22 Tips for Making Life with Arthritis Easier
by CreakyStaff on 7 August, 2019 at 5:53 am
OTs can help you live with less pain and disruption to your daily routine. Here are their tips for living better with arthritis. The post Occupational Therapists’ 22 Tips for Making Life with Arthritis Easier appeared first on CreakyJoints Australia.
5 Ways Your GP Can Help You Manage Your Chronic Illness
by Rosemary Ainley on 26 July, 2019 at 3:12 am
Do you regularly talk to your GP about your chronic illness? Discover how your family doctor can help you manage your condition and make your life easier. The post 5 Ways Your GP Can Help You Manage Your Chronic Illness appeared first on CreakyJoints Australia.
How Arthritis Strikes Your Feet, and 11 Ways to Heal Your Arthritis Foot Pain
by CreakyStaff on 18 July, 2019 at 8:01 am
It’s not surprising that you can feel arthritis in your feet: The disease predominantly affects your joints, and your foot contains more than 30 of them. The post How Arthritis Strikes Your Feet, and 11 Ways to Heal Your Arthritis Foot Pain appeared first on CreakyJoints Australia.
Why do you need a primary care physician?
by Peter Gonzalez, MD on 19 August, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Primary care physicians treat adult patients for common ailments and chronic conditions, and also manage their patients’ treatments, often working with teams of caregivers. Establishing a relationship with a PCP allows your doctor to get to know you and your needs and goals. The post Why do you need a primary care physician? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
Teens and confidentiality
by Claire McCarthy, MD on 16 August, 2019 at 10:30 am
Offering teens privacy and confidentiality when meeting with a health care provider may allow them to discuss uncomfortable topics –– such as risky behavior, physical concerns, feeling anxious or depressed –– a step toward getting needed information and help. The post Teens and confidentiality appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
Impossible and Beyond: How healthy are these meatless burgers?
by Emily Gelsomin, MLA, RD, LDN on 15 August, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Plant-based burgers like the Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger promote themselves as better for the planet and as healthier alternatives to meat, and they contain ample protein and other important nutrients, but that’s not the whole story. The post Impossible and Beyond: How healthy are these meatless burgers? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
I’m in pain, so why is my doctor suggesting a psychologist?
by Salim Zerriny, MD on 14 August, 2019 at 2:30 pm
The negative emotions that come from coping with chronic pain can lead to depression, and that very depression can lead to worse pain. Understanding the connection between pain and emotional health with the help of a psychologist can address these issues, and there are evidence-based therapies that can help as well. The post I’m in pain, so why is my doctor suggesting a psychologist? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
Five animals that could help us beat human diseases
by Adam Taylor, Director of the Clinical Anatomy Learning Centre and Senior Lecturer, Lancaster University on 23 July, 2019 at 11:38 am
Evolutionary quirks found in the animal kingdom protect against common diseases.
Diseases through the decades – here's what to look out for in your 40s, 60s, 80s and beyond
by Stephanie Harrison, Research fellow, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute on 25 December, 2018 at 7:31 pm
As you age, your body deteriorates and your risk of disease and injury increases. Here's a decade by decade guide to what you're up against – and what you can do about it.
Why you should give your grandparents a 3D printer for Christmas
by Joshua M. Pearce, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan Technological University on 17 December, 2018 at 11:39 am
Seniors and other people suffering from arthritis could do more daily tasks for themselves, and save money, by 3D printing their own small plastic aids, like key holders and pill-splitters.
Children with arthritis lack vitamin D
by Alan Rosenberg, Professor, University of Saskatchewan on 22 November, 2018 at 11:05 pm
A new study points to a clear link between childhood arthritis and abnormally low levels of vitamin D, especially ion northern countries.
Why You Should See A Doctor for Your Jammed Finger- Boutonniere Deformity
by Gwolfe on 5 August, 2019 at 1:45 pm
A jammed finger may seem like no big deal. It can happen to anyone – throwing a baseball, closing your… [Read More] The post Why You Should See A Doctor for Your Jammed Finger- Boutonniere Deformity appeared first on Oh My Arthritis.
I Think I Have de Quervain’s – What Should I Do About It?
by Gwolfe on 8 July, 2019 at 2:56 pm
If your thumb hurts every time you turn your wrist, grasp something or make a fist- you are probably looking… [Read More] The post I Think I Have de Quervain’s – What Should I Do About It? appeared first on Oh My Arthritis.
What Can I Do About My Trigger Finger?
by Gwolfe on 25 June, 2019 at 4:30 pm
If your finger or thumb “locks” in a bent position then suddenly pops back out when you try to straighten… [Read More] The post What Can I Do About My Trigger Finger? appeared first on Oh My Arthritis.
Is Plantar Fasciitis More Common in the Summer?
by Gwolfe on 7 June, 2019 at 7:20 pm
The weather is warm. The flowers are blooming. Your outdoor activities have increased. And, ouch, the bottom of your foot… [Read More] The post Is Plantar Fasciitis More Common in the Summer? appeared first on Oh My Arthritis.