Bone and Joint Health Action Week: Join the Movement for Stronger Knees

From October 12th to October 20th, people around the world will unite for Bone and Joint Health Action Week, an annual event dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of maintaining healthy bones and joints. This week serves as a reminder that our bone and joint health significantly impacts our overall well-being. Let’s dive into …

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The Connection Between Weight Loss and Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide, causing pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility. If you or a loved one is living with Knee OA, you’re likely familiar with the daily struggles it can bring. However, there’s a glimmer of hope that might just alleviate some of that pain: the connection …

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Threads of Change: Unraveling the Obesity Epidemic

In the United States, obesity has surged to the forefront of health concerns, with the Southern region shouldering the highest rates in the country. Nestled within the heart of the South, Georgia grapples with the pervasive impact of the obesity epidemic, a concern prevalent through communities across the state. This blog delves into the profound …

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The Impact of Obesity in Men: Understanding the Consequences

Obesity has become a global health crisis affecting individuals of all genders and age groups. While it affects both men and women, the impact of obesity on men is often overlooked. In this blog, we will delve into the specific consequences of obesity in men, shedding light on its physical, mental, and social implications. Defining …

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Addressing early onset Alzheimer's

Early Onset Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a disease where proteins build up in the brain to form structures that cause brain cells to die. In turn, these plaques or “tangles” affect the functions controlled by the brain. Alzheimer’s disease is more prevalent in people after the age of 65. However, early onset or “younger onset” Alzheimer’s is when symptoms …

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Understanding the gender differences in Alzheimer's Disease

Understanding Gender Differences in Alzheimer’s Disease

According to current figures for 2022, about 6.5 million people in the U.S. over 65 are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Out of these, 6.5 million women are disproportionally affected by this disease, with almost two-thirds of all Alzheimer’s patients being females. Understanding the gender differences in Alzheimer’s disease involves several factors. Keep reading to learn …

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Essential tips for Alzheimer's caregivers

Essential Tips on Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Caregivers are essential to the lives of those affected by Alzheimer’s. When so much seems out of our control, your compassion and love guide them through this transition with dignity and grace. Though your contributions are priceless, they can take a toll on a caregiver’s emotional and physical well-being without the right tools. With some …

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Know Your OA Triggers

If you have osteoarthritis (OA), you may have various methods you do to help ease the pain. You may take medication, apply topical creams over your painful joints, even avoid certain foods. Unfortunately, even faithfully following the best-laid plans may still leave you dealing with pain and other OA symptoms. Sometimes other factors can cause …

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