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Exercise Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Exercise Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a very common, chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and tenderness in multiple specific points. Exercise therapy has long been established as a potent treatment for fibromyalgia – comparable to pharmacological interventions.1 Exercise is known to help reset central sensitivity syndromes such as chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, and with the
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Eat Healthy During the Holidays

Eat Healthy During the Holidays

Tis the season for large family dinners, festive holiday parties, and catching up with friends…With all of the hustle and bustle and sweet treats, who has time to focus on eating healthy and exercising? Weight gain is inevitable, right? Although it can be tough, here are some tips, along with a little determination, that can
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Some Knee Pain is Likely to Recur for Years if Not Properly Addressed

Some Knee Pain is Likely to Recur for Years if Not Properly Addressed

There are many reasons someone may experience knee pain. One of the most common is patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). An estimated 26% of the population will experience PFPS. It’s even one of those orthopedic complaints that affects teens, often sidelining teenage athletes indefinitely. Several long-term studies demonstrate that symptoms continue to bother between 73% and
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A Short Walk After a Main Meal is Good for Diabetes

A Short Walk After a Main Meal is Good for Diabetes

A recent study finds that taking a 10-minute walk after a main meal resulted in lower blood glucose levels. The shorter, more frequent walks immediately after meals reduced blood glucose by around 12% compared to a single 30-minute walk each day for people with type 2 diabetes. The greatest benefit, a reduction of 22%, was
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Pumpkins: Fall’s Superfood

Pumpkins: Fall’s Superfood

Pumpkin muffins, pumpkin pie, pumpkin latte…my oh my! While pumpkin-flavored treats can be filled with sugar and calories, eating a cup of freshly cooked pumpkin has numerous health benefits. In addition to being low calorie and low fat, a cup of pumpkin has zero cholesterol. A range of other valuable vitamins and nutrients in pumpkins
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