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Living With Chronic Pain

5 (More) Measures to Prevent Pain and Injury Throughout the Day

Last week, we shared several tips to help prevent injuries that commonly occur with seemingly benign movements or activities. This week, we're adding to the list of tips to help keep your daily activities pain-free. Moving any amount of weight  Try to limit any lifting, pulling or pushing. Find out from your provider what limits… Continue reading 5 (More) Measures to Prevent Pain and Injury Throughout the Day

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Eating plant protein decreases chances of dying by 13-24%

In a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers looked at data on 416,104 men and women taken from a U.S. National Institutes of Health–AARP study on diet and health from between 1995 to 2011. They answered questions about their demographic, lifestyle and diet at the start of the study, and were followed-up after 16… Continue reading Eating plant protein decreases chances of dying by 13-24%

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Diagnosis and Treatment

The Greek word "apnea" means "without breath." Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder experienced by over 12 million people in the U.S. During sleep, breathing can be shallow, with breathing stopping and starting at times. During this sleep pattern, your diaphragm and chest muscles are doing the work to keep your airway open. You usually… Continue reading Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Diagnosis and Treatment

Living With Chronic Pain

Simple Measures to Prevent Pain or Injury Throughout the Day

If you are like me, getting through the day can be difficult. If it’s not my neck, then it’s my lower back, or arms, or legs. It never stops. Sitting, standing walking, driving, cooking, cleaning- it can all hurt. Here are ways to help ease the pain before it gets too much to bear. Find… Continue reading Simple Measures to Prevent Pain or Injury Throughout the Day