Month: July 2016

6 Tips for Lowering Your Stress Levels

July 27th, 2016
Stress is a perfectly normal reaction to challenges. Our brains release certain hormones when it perceives a threat and these hormones help your body respond to threats more efficiently. This is what is referred to as the “fight-or-flight” response. When the perceived threat is gone, your body is supposed to return to a more relaxed state. Unfortunately, we live in hectic times in which we’re faced with challenges on a very regular basis and the constant stress makes it difficult...

4 Healthy Ways to Relieve Arthritis Pain [Infographic]

July 25th, 2016
With overwhelming number of people suffering from arthritis, joint pain has become an issue for many people. So how can you relieve joint pain without taking medication? We have a few healthy tips in the following infographic.

5 Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery

July 22nd, 2016
When faced with severe joint pain, most people immediately consider joint replacement, especially when that pain starts to interfere with daily activities. But contrary to popular belief, joint replacement isn’t your only option to becoming pain-free. Minimally invasive surgery, often referred to as arthroscopy, offers another option. Arthroscopy is the process of inserting thin, flexible instruments including a camera through small incisions to view and repair joints. This process is great for keeping your natural anatomy in place while relieving...

Lifestyle Changes Your Joints Will Thank You For [Infographic]

July 8th, 2016
Currently arthritis affects more than 50 million adults. With that startling statistic in mind, many people have started to take steps to prevent arthritis and relieve joint pain. The following infographic features some easy lifestyle changes that will help your joints.  

The 4 Best Exercises for Seniors

July 6th, 2016
The benefits of exercise on our health can’t be denied and this goes for people of all ages, including seniors. Evidence has linked exercise to: Lower risk of disease, including heart disease, diabetes and cancer Lower stress levels Reduced risk of depression and anxiety Better endurance Improved strength Increased energy levels Stronger immune system Improved sleep Longevity Along with these health benefits, research has shown that older adults can greatly improve their quality of life and live independently longer with...