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Managing Osteoarthritis

Managing Osteoarthritis, Part Four

Though it's well known that osteoarthritis can cause decreased mobility and pain, its effect on sleep is often overlooked. The average adult requires 6-8 hours of sleep a night, but many people with osteoarthritis experience disrupted nights or poor quality sleep. In the short term, this can exacerbate the pain associated with the condition, and over a longer period it can lead to more serious problems such as anxiety and depression.

Managing Osteoarthritis

Managing Osteoarthritis Part Three

In Part One and Part Two, we looked at the symptoms of osteoarthritis and some common forms of pain management. In this instalment, we look at the ways exercise can assist with managing osteoarthritis.

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Osteoarthritis and Sleep Hygiene

Osteoarthritis and Sleep Hygiene

Though it's well known that osteoarthritis can cause decreased mobility and pain, its effect on sleep is often overlooked. The average adult requires 6-8 hours of sleep a night, but many people with osteoarthritis experience disrupted nights or poor quality sleep. In the short term, this can exacerbate the pain associated with the condition, and over a longer period it can lead to more serious problems such as anxiety and depression.

Facts About Dark Chocolate

Facts About Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate is a healthy treat loaded with anti-oxidants.

So why are vegetables so good for you?

So why are vegetables so good for you?

Don't just build yourself a healthy future. Eating your vegies will help you feel better now.

7 fast fat burning exercises

7 fast fat burning exercises

Follow our fitness programme, and maintain a healthy, high-fibre diet, for visible results within eight to ten weeks

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Worst Things with Cold

5 worst things you can do when you have a cold

So you think you know the drill? You could be slowing your recovery.

When Someone Dies

What to Say After Someone Dies

We care about our friends and family when they're grieving, but what do we say or do when a friend is overwhelmed by sorrow?

How to give yourself a face massage

How to give yourself a face massage

Who needs Botox when you can freshen up naturally with an old-school beauty trick that really works?

Friendship

What does friendship mean to you?

We asked our readers what friendship meant to them – here are some of our favourite responses.

Improve Brain and Nervous System

Nutrients to help improve your brain and nervous system

One of the best ways to preserve your brain and nervous systems is to give them a constant supply of essential nutrients.

15 low carb dieting tips

15 low carb dieting tips

Reach your healthy weight goal with these smart carb tips.

Kilojoules you need in a day

How many kilojoules do you need to eat in a day?

How much nutritional energy, or kilojoules, do you need to eat in a typical day? Here are some guidelines for working out what your body needs each day

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