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6 Low-Impact Exercises That Are Easy On the Joints

While our bodies are tough, they need to be treated with care at the same time. Running and plyometrics are great ways to build endurance and burn calories, but it’s also important to give the body a …

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7 Natural Tips for Less Stressful Air Travel

Traveling can be stressful, especially when you have to navigate an airport. Many people end up stressed and sick after a big travel day, but there are steps you can take to make the experience more r…

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6 Natural Alternatives to Popping Tylenol

If you are feeling a little achy, inflamed, or have a nagging headache, your first reaction may be to pop a couple Tylenol. However, a recent study has suggested that, for certain conditions, Tylenol …

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5 Reasons Bone Broth Is a Superfood

If you have perused the internet lately, you may have noticed a growing buzz around bone broth. It has become so popular that even one NYC bone broth cafe has popped up. If you are confused, bone brot…

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7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Knees

Your knees are a precious pair indeed; the joints on which hinges your ability to walk and bend comfortably late into life. Do knees have to creak, ache and stiffen as you age? Not a given! With re…

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4 Warning Signs You Could Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

At least 1.3 million Americans suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. Commonly known as RA, this is an autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to attack a person's own tissue lining the joints. If…

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7 Great-Tasting Flavors that Fight Pain

Don't let pain stop you from enjoying summer's social activities. The next time you have a picnic or invite friends over for a barbecue, try some of these proven pain-fighters to enhance the flavor of…

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6 Easy Home Remedies for Joint Pain

Aching joints are among the most common health complaints, and they can happen for reasons too numerous to count. If you, like me, suffer from the occasional twinge in the knee or feel your elbows dem…

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5 Yoga Poses That Increase Hip Flexibility

Yoga is a wonderful tool to increase joint flexibility. Factors like sedentary lifestyles, our jobs and even our age can have strong effects on our flexibility and without it, poor postural habits and…

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5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Joints Young

Creaky knees and aching joints need not be an expected result of advancing age. You can stay flexible and pain-free until late in life, if you pay attention to these simple things that help your hard-…

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