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Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

Davenport is the founder of Tracyshealthyliving.com. Using the latest scientific research, she helps people live their healthiest lives via one-on-one coaching, corporate talks, and sharing the more than 1,000 health-related articles she's authored.

Latest by Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

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Let’s Talk About Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment

If there’s a positive spin to being diagnosed with this painful disease, it’s that your options for getting better are growing by the day.

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Disability May Begin Years Before an RA Diagnosis

Listening to those early rheumatoid arthritis symptoms and seeking treatment means a better shot at remission.

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Easy Tips for Managing Psoriatic Arthritis & College

We've got advice to help you manage your PsA whether you'll be learning online or embracing dorm life.

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Let's Talk About the Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis isn't always easy to spot. In fact, some don't even have psoriasis! Here's what to look for instead.

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Why the Keto Diet and Acid Reflux May Not Mix

If you’re living with acid reflux or GERD, the ketogenic diet may make your symptoms worse.

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Guide to Tilting Your Child's Crib Mattress

Tilting a baby’s or child’s crib mattress can ease their acid reflux symptoms.

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Heartburn-Friendly Cooking: Best Way to Make a Burrito

Reflux Friendly Cooking is a new weekly feature that is full of quick and easy food ideas that are acid reflux friendly and can be easily modified to meet the needs of everyone in your family Each week I’ll provide a simple menu that is designed for ...

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Heartburn-Friendly Cooking: Chicken Risotto with Sausage

Reflux Friendly Cooking is a weekly feature full of quick and easy food ideas that are acid reflux friendly and can be easily modified to meet the needs of everyone in your family Each week I’ll provide a simple menu that is designed for easy digesti...

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Reflux-Friendly Cooking: Grilled Chicken with Zucchini Cakes

Our weekly reflux-friendly cooking column fires up the grill for a honey mustard chicken recipe.

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Could Traditional Chinese Medicine Benefit TMD Patients?

If you live with temporomandibular joint disorder, you might want to consider treatment with traditional Chinese medicines, according to these studies.