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Liver Transplant Survivor Wins Medals With Help From Micronized Purple Rice

After having had two liver transplants, Emma Birch, 61, of Ohio won four medals in swimming this summer at the Transplant Games of America, with help from Micronized Purple Rice (MPR). 1,229 more words

Why cheap NHS hip implants are leaving thousands in crippling pain

Thanks to his two hip replacements — one off-the-shelf, the other custom-made — Jason Mottram is an unusual walking case study.

And for the 170,000 NHS patients who will undergo hip and knee replacement surgery in the next 12 months, his is a cautionary tale of two joints. 84 more words


Don't Run? That's OK!

Many of us do not enjoy running to fulfill our cardiovascular activity. Not a problem! Brisk walking is a perfectly acceptable alternative. The point is … move. 9 more words


One Hundred Days with Hashimoto's. Day 12: Birthday Bubbles of Bliss

A moment of serenity suds.

Soaking in the silence.

Dunk my head under the surface.

Hear the muffled house sounds

And whooshing breath of peace. 49 more words

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One Hundred Days with Hashimoto's. Day 11: Cool Evening Walk

August 14, 2016

This evening’s walk was as sweet as candy.  Cooler air invited me to try again, my bones asking for it while the heat subsided.   404 more words

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Apple Cider Vinegar 30 Day Challenge – Day 28: ACV Can Help Relieve and Prevent Arthritis

Arthritis can cause chronic inflammation, pain, and stiffness in the fingers, hands, knees, elbows, hips, jaw, and any other joint in the body. Depleted mineral content in our body can worsen the symptoms and pain of arthritis.  63 more words

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Soothing the Pain

While there is no quick fix to reducing arthritis pain, research indicates that diet plays a role in joint pain.  Some foods have been shown to reduce the inflammation that causes joint pain – while other foods have been shown to make the pain worse. 485 more words