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Arthritis and Joint Pain

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Arthritis and Joint Pain

The word Arthritis refers to the inflammation of one or more joints. This condition is frequently accompanied with joint pain. Around 350 million people worldwide suffer from arthritis. Over 40 million people living in the United States have this disease and 60% of them are women. The first step in arthritis treatment is rest and application of topical creams. Over the counter food supplements such as glucosamine and chondroitin have also been helpful to some patients in the past.

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Allergies

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Allergies

Allergies are a major cause of illness in the United States. Up to 50 million Americans have some type of allergies. Allergies are an overreaction to things that are typically harmless to most people. When you're allergic to something, your immune system mistakenly believes that a particular substance is harmful to your body. If reducing exposure to allergens is not possible then medications including antihistamines can be prescribed.

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10 Tips for Bathing the Uncooperative Resident

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

10 Tips for Bathing the Uncooperative Resident

Residents who are not willing to cooperate with caregivers during a bath can pose numerous safety challenges to themselves and the caregiver. Here are 10 tips that can make the bathing experience more comfortable for the resident and easier for the caregiver. Caregivers should give a bath in private while ensuring that the resident stays warm and covered. This will cause the resident to feel comfortable and will cooperate with the caregiver.

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10 Powerful Foods That Can Help Fight The Effects Of Aging

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

10 Powerful Foods That Can Help Fight The Effects Of Aging

Nutritional experts have proven that a healthy diet can have amazing effects on the way we age; this article will discuss 10 powerful foods that can help you achieve optimal energy, reduce your cholesterol levels, fight against cancer and heart disease while protecting your skin from ultraviolet radiation.

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