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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

New Ways to Track Blood Sugar

If you have diabetes, tracking blood sugar is probably a challenge. Here's a look at where non-invasive glucose monitoring devices may be headed.

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.

Do You Suffer from Chondromalacia Patella?

If you have a dull ache in the front of your knee and you’re a runner, walker, or stair-climber, you may be suffering from chondromalacia patella.

By Jeffrey Heit, M.D.

Climbing Your Mountain With Breast Cancer

Even after her breast cancer diagnosis, Lesley was determined to stay active, and experts believe exercise can have physical and psychological benefits.

By Stephanie Stephens

Working Out With Breast Cancer?

A cancer diagnosis doesn't mean you have to give up exercise. If you have the energy, here's how excercising during treatment can help you feel better.

By Stephanie Stephens

HealthCentral Tries It: Kickboxing With RA

One of our very own RA patient contributors tries kickboxing and finds out that you can 100 percent do kickboxing with rheumatoid arthritis.

By Emil DeAndreis