Have you been surfing too many big waves in Santa Cruz? Dancing too many Zumba classes? Lots of golfing or tennis in our beautiful Monterey Bay area?
Doing these fun activities too much commonly causes inflammation. Often when patients have pain in their muscles, achy joints, or swollen joints, then they also have excess inflammation.
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According to the article “Knee Osteoarthritis: Biomechanical Risks” by Deborah Pate, DDC DACBR. 12% of the US population, ages 25-75 years old has symptoms of Osteoarthritis (OA). Do you fall into that category? Pate states that there are three major risk factors associated with the development of OA in the knees:
1. Body-mass index . . . → Read More: How Body-Mass Index Can Affect Osteoarthritis
I don’t sell supplements—but sometimes I do recommend them because I know that they can prevent and even cure chronic diseases and reduce stress. When I work with a patient I treat the whole person—from what you eat and drink to how you walk and sleep. What you eat and the supplements you take can . . . → Read More: Treating the Whole Person
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again—keep moving! One of the best ways to reduce inflammation and keep your body lean and strong is to move and I promote doing what you love.
I’ve already told you I swim—but did you know I dance too? Once a week I take an adult beginning . . . → Read More: Get Up and Dance!
Inflammation is a huge health issue—it can lead to chronic diseases and other debilitating health problems—and it’s the number one cause of autoimmune diseases and fibromyalgia. The good news is that you can be proactive in your life and reduce it.
You can ask your doctor for a simple blood test that can measure your . . . → Read More: Take Control of Your Health—Minimize Inflammation