I don’t know about you, but as I have aged with my chronic condition, I tend to use bad words when I need to get down on the floor to get something that has rolled under a piece of furniture. That is until my granddaughters ask me to play, then it is a whole different
Hope is a beautiful thing. And when hope is based in science and evidence, it’s even better! Here are the latest news and happenings that inspire us.
What is it? It’s red, it’s puffy, it’s painful and it’s hot to the touch! Yes, that’s inflammation!! It’s what occurs when there is an injury to your body. It’s a natural process and part of your immune system whereby certain components (cells) of the immune system are produced to begin the process of healing.
Each January, millions of Americans use the start of the new year to reflect on their lives and strive to make improvements moving forward. These are often referred to as New Year’s resolutions. While it’s not necessary to wait until January 1st to start making changes in your life, the practice of making New Year’s
The holidays can be one of the biggest challenges for those dealing with chronic health conditions. This is because you expend energy on so many different fronts, which can end up leading to holiday stress and robbing you of a lot of the joy that is present at this time of year. This creates a
Technology has become an increasingly essential part of our lives as it has continued to evolve. Now, we are constantly using technology every day, whether we want to or not—we literally can’t choose otherwise. In order to socialize, get a good or service, find directions, or even work, there are few other options out there
Everyday life can wear you down. This can be even more difficult if you are already dealing with chronic pain from conditions like Osteoporosis, Parkinson’s, Diabetes Type 2, or others. Going to work, caring for your kids, cooking dinner every night, doing the laundry, going to the grocery store, and all of the other tasks
When we think about getting healthier and managing various chronic conditions, such as Diabetes Type 2, Osteoporosis, Parkinson’s, rehabbing a joint replacement, mental health, and stress management, one of the suggestions that always pops up is movement. Movement is a very crucial part of how we recover, manage our pain, and make progress. But, movement
We can all agree that stress levels have skyrocketed to an all-time high following the “year of fear.” Older adults with chronic conditions have been the hardest hit since they are most vulnerable to Sars-CoV-2 and severe outcomes. Millions have been struggling with the fear of infection and mortality; inactivity and muscle weakness as well
Developing Your Diabetes Care Plan Is a Must for Feeling and Looking Your Best Being diagnosed with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes can be a scary and uncertain time. However, the Life Energy Foundation is here to offer hope and support you on your journey! While diabetes is a chronic, lifelong condition, there are many
We all know chronic pain is usually accompanied by chronic inflammation because the two share such a close relationship. Doctors, physical therapists, and other medical professionals’ approach is to figure out which one came first. The pain or the inflammation? Did you suffer an injury or get sick, then have inflammation set in and decide