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Don’t Fear Exercise With Ankylosing Spondylitis

Listen to your body, then do something that keeps you moving because you'll generally feel better when you move, versus feeling stiff and painful. Don't "push through" severe pain, but do know that exercise could help minimal pain.

By Stephanie Stephens

Remaining an Elite Athlete With Multiple Myeloma

Tips to help you stay the course as the elite, competitive athlete you are while living with cancer.

By Stephanie Stephens

Enjoying Winter Fun, Even With Asthma

Frigid and dry winter air, plus cold and flu season, make winter fun challenging, but not impossible. Learn ways you can prevent asthma symptoms during winter.

By Stephanie Stephens

Working Out with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer patients who exercise can improve their breathing, strength, and range of motion while reducing side effects, fatigue, and anxiety.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Exercises for All Levels of RA Pain

If rheumatoid arthritis pain makes it hard to get the exercise you need, try one of these RA exercises for every pain level.

By Cathy Kramer

A Novel Way to Track Blood Sugar During Exercise

The first-ever device developed specifically for monitoring glucose levels during exercise may hit the market soon.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

How Much Do You Know About Gout And Exercise?

Before your next gym date, swim session, or neighborhood walk, here’s what you need to know about your gout (hyperuricemia) and exercise. Gout is caused by high levels of uric acid in the blood. Our update is from gout expert James O’Dell, M.D., vice ...

By Stephanie Stephens

Reduce Post-Workout Pain With Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia can intensify post-workout pain, but don't stop working out. Here’s how to prevent and manage pain so you can stay active.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Exercising With Acid Reflux: What You Should Know

Learn which exercises are best and other tips to help prevent reflux from worsening.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

9 Tips for Exercising With Acid Reflux

Living with acid reflux brings a whole new meaning to “feel the burn.” Here’s how to exercise without exacerbating symptoms.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.