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Managing Constipation

Constipation is an unpleasant problem that can become more common as we age. Various medications, certain health conditions, and physical ailments that decrease our ability to walk and be active can all play a role in developing constipation. Constipation can lead to severe consequences, such as fecal impaction or even […]

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Hydration for Athletes

During exercise, sweat helps to cool the body from the inside out. But when you sweat, your body loses vital fluids and electrolytes. Too much sweat and not enough fluids can lead to dehydration, injury and poor athletic performance. How much fluid does the athlete need? Everyone requires a different […]