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8 Balance Boosters for MS

More strength! Less chance falling! When you have multiple sclerosis, those are two especially good things. Work these moves into your regular fitness routine, and you'll be steadier on your feet.

By Lambeth Hochwald
Woman exercising at gym.

RA Workout Tips That Won’t Start a Flare

You know you should exercise to help your RA, but how do you start a program without killing your joints? It’s possible. Here’s how.

By Cathy Kramer
Tai chi class outside.

What's the Best Exercise to Boost Balance and Prevent Falls?

Older adults who practice the ancient Chinese martial art tai chi have a lower risk of falling than those who participate in other forms of exercise.

By Diane Domina
Happy overweight woman eating a salad in the kitchen.

Mindfulness May Curb Stress-Eating

Mindfulness techniques could help you avoid overeating when you're stressed out, according to this study.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.
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Choosing Mobility Aids for Multiple Sclerosis

Most people living with MS have some level of difficulty walking. Fortunately, many challenges can be alleviated by choosing from a wide variety of mobility aids.

By Lisa Emrich
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Guys: A Spa Day Can Dial Down Stress and Anxiety

Men now represent half of the spa-going population in the United States, accoding to The International SPA Association (ISPA).

By Nancy Monson
A man has kinesiology movement therapy for his knee.

Using Kinesiology to Manage Chronic Pain

What if we told you that analyzing and adjusting your simple movements — such as getting out of a chair — can help treat your chronic pain?

By Celeste Cooper, RN
Man playing with young son at kitchen counter at home.

IBD and Mental Health: A Guy's Perspective

HealthCentral’s IBD Social Ambassador talks about facing the emotional and mental challenges that men face living with Crohn’s.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D.
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How Hobbies Can Reduce Stress in MS

Having an artistic outlet can help reduce stress and raise self-esteem for people with MS.

By Nancy Monson
Social media notifications.

Potential Negative Effects of Social Media

There can be a dark side to the anonymity and accessibility that the internet provides.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D.