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Quieting Loud Sandy Knees

Quieting Loud Sandy Knees

| March 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

Wow, talk about getting side tracked. Over a year ago I wrote a post entitled Is it Sand in the Knees or Chondromalacia? When I wrote the post, it was my intention to discuss possible causes and solutions for the condition. I got a little sidetracked. Sandy Knee Reminder It wasn’t until I had to […]

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Making Progress with Sciatica Pain

Making Progress with Sciatica Pain

| March 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’ve been suffering on and off with sciatica for several months (since September 2011). When it first hit, I didn’t know what it was. I knew that I was experiencing pain shooting down my leg and in my hip, but it wasn’t until it got to the point where the act of sitting or standing […]

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Acupuncture for Sciatic Nerve Pain

Acupuncture for Sciatic Nerve Pain

| October 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

In an earlier post I discussed my bout with sciatica pain. I still don’t know what caused the pain, but I know for sure it’s very painful. Some folks suffer with sciatica flare ups for several months and even years. I read in one forum where one guy has been taking drugs for his sciatica […]

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Vitamin C and Sciatica

Vitamin C and Sciatica

| October 12, 2011 | 3 Comments

Over the past few weeks I’ve had the dubious pleasure of suffering with an inflamed sciatic nerve. I can’t tell you how it got inflamed all I know is that it’s inflamed and really pissed off at me. If you’ve never suffered with sciatica pain consider yourself lucky. More Painful Symptoms Not realizing at first […]

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Belly Fat or Belly Bloat?

Belly Fat or Belly Bloat?

| August 6, 2011 | 2 Comments

Over the past few months I’ve noticed my ever expanding waistline. I know that as we get older sometimes we put on weight in the mid section area, but this weight gain had me mystified. Symptom Number 1 I’ve been exercising on a regular basis, eating healthy meals and haven’t been losing much weight at […]

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What is a Baker’s Cyst?

What is a Baker’s Cyst?

| July 23, 2011 | 2 Comments

Imagine my surprise when the lump on the back of my leg behind the knee was diagnosed as a baker’s cyst. What the heck is that? Symptoms of a Baker’s Cyst I had worked particularly hard in my last spinning class. The tension was turned full tilt as I did a seated climb up an […]

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Running and Aching Knees

Running and Aching Knees

| June 24, 2011 | 3 Comments

I had given up running back in May of 2010 because of a sore tensor fasciae latae muscle . I started cycling instead. My sore TFL was a mixed blessing. You see, I don’t really enjoy running, but I know it’s the best way to keep my weight down and improve my cardio vascular health. […]

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Neti Pot for Annoyed Sinuses

Neti Pot for Annoyed Sinuses

| June 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

I recently came down with an annoying sinus issue. I was about three days into the nightly stuffy nose when I remembered that I had a neti pot in the house. Waking up at 2:00 AM because you can’t breathe isn’t fun.  It’s a great time to put the neti pot to the test. What […]

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Eco-Dent a Toothpaste Alternative

Eco-Dent a Toothpaste Alternative

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

I found another product to add to my health maintenance arsenal. This product is called Eco-Dent. Eco-Dent is a teeth cleaning powder. It is used much the same way as you would use toothpaste but it’s in powder form. Before purchasing and trying this product I did a little research on toothpaste. The result of […]

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Is it Sand in the Knees or Chondromalacia?

Is it Sand in the Knees or Chondromalacia?

| March 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

The days of sneaking up the stairs to surprise the kids are over. Aside from the creaking boards on the 3rd and 7th step, my knees give me away long before I reach the third step. Over the years I’ve noticed a sand paper grinding sound in my knees. At first it was in the […]

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