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The Ultimate Guide to Arthritis

The 2022 Ultimate Guide to Arthritis

From 2013 to 2015, about 22.7% of U.S. adults were diagnosed with some form of arthritis each year. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this number is projected to increase as the population grows and ages. The CDC predicts 78 million, or 26%, of U.S. adults will be diagnosed with arthritis by 2040.

Although so many people are and will be affected by arthritis, it is not commonly understood. It is often thought of as a disease only affecting older adults. Anyone of any age can have arthritis, and it is never too early or too late to learn about it. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place! This guide will walk you through everything you need to know to better understand, watch out for, and manage arthritis.

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The Ultimate Bathroom Safety Checklist

The Ultimate Bathroom Safety Checklist

Because of its wet and dark nature, the bathroom is proven to be the most dangerous area in any home. To help prevent accidents and injury, we’ve broken down each bath safety aid by the area they help with, including balance, mobility, and accessibility. If you’re in the market for bathroom safety equipment, use this checklist to help guide your decision.

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How to do Cardio While Sitting

How to do Cardio While Sitting

Cardio workouts involve activities that boost your heart & respiratory rate. Physical activity is equally important regardless of which health condition you suffer. The movement provides you with sufficient energy if you spend most of your day sitting. These seated cardio exercises are perfect for everybody. This article will cover a few easy and convenient chair cardio exercises that anyone can do.

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The Hidden Risks of Hearing Loss

The Hidden Risks of Hearing Loss

Anyone who experiences a sudden loss of hearing tends to seek out medical treatment quickly. Hearing loss with age can be very gradual. Many consider the loss of hearing in old age to be a normal part of life and often go untreated.

When hearing loss is left untreated, it can expose the sufferer to increased risks when it comes to other conditions.

Here are some of the hidden dangers of hearing loss, particularly when left untreated.

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Buyer's Guide: Selecting the Best Raised Toilet Seat

Buyer's Guide: Selecting the Best Raised Toilet Seat

As aging in place grows more prevalent, so does the importance of bathroom safety. Most in-home accidents occur in the bathroom, making it crucial to acknowledge and resolve any safety concerns. Raised toilet seats are a vital safety aid that can make a world of difference in one's independence, bath safety, and overall quality of life. This guide covers everything you need to know about selecting the right raised toilet seat, including what a raised toilet seat is, what to consider before purchasing, how to use them, and more.

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The Ultimate Guide to Osteoporosis

The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common disease that affects an estimated 10.2 million adults in the United States. Also, about 44 million adults in the United States have low bone density and an increased risk of developing the disease.

Osteoporosis is serious and can be deadly, but in many cases, it is either manageable or preventable. So it’s important to be concerned about your bone health no matter what age you are.

In this article, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about osteoporosis, from what it is and what causes it to how it can be treated or prevented.

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