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Sleep Drunkenness, the Freshman 15 and Other News of the Week

Tags: arthritis, college, contact lenses, eye infections, news, sleep, weight gain

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss.


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8 Ways You Can Travel Like an Expert With Arthritis

Tags: arthritis, medication, rheumatoid arthritis, travel, travel tips

Your bags are packed. Your flights are booked. Are you prepared to deal with arthritis far from home?


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How to Ease Your Arthritis Pain With Simple Food Swaps

Tags: arthritis, chronic inflammation, diet & nutrition, nutrition, oils, rheumatoid arthritis

If you have arthritis or joint pain, you can make simple changes in your diet to reduce inflammation. It's a natural way to use food as medicine -- to stop the pain before it starts.


Water Therapy

Painful Joints? You Can Try a Treadmill in a Swimming Pool

Tags: arthritis, joints, swimming, water-based therapy

Aquatic therapy uses water's natural weightlessness to relieve stress on joints and provide a quicker, more painless rehabilitation. This can even involve riding a treadmill in a swimming pool.


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10 Ways to Deal With Arthritis in Your Daily Routine

Tags: arthritis, health tips, pain

If you have arthritis, everyday activities — getting dressed, brushing your teeth, eating a meal — can become challenges. Find out how to overcome them.


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Got Arthritis? You Can Clean and Garden With Less Pain

Tags: arthritis, chronic pain, gardening, osteoarthritis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis

With planning, you can keep a tidy house and yard without making yourself miserable in the process.


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Don’t Let Arthritis Stop You From Enjoying Sex

Tags: arthritis, chronic pain, fatigue, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, sex, sexual health, Sjögren’s syndrome

Find out how to overcome the sexual hurdles arthritis places in your way. The benefits are worth the extra effort.


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Joint Replacements: An Answer to Aging Joints

Tags: arthritis, joint pain, joint replacement, joints

It's an exciting time to be a baby boomer. Arthritic joints no longer mean you have to stop being active. Today’s artificial joints are meeting and exceeding people’s expectations for a full return to regular activities.


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Need Pain Relief? Consider Radiofrequency Ablation

Tags: arthritis, back pain, chronic pain, neck pain, radiofrequency ablation (RFA)

If you suffer from chronic neck and back pain, or chronic lower back pain, there is a minimally invasive option that may reduce or eliminate your pain for months at a time called Radiofrequency ablation (RFA).


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Expert Q&A: Managing Chronic Pain

Tags: arthritis, chronic pain, pain management

For many people, chronic pain — most commonly back pain, headaches and pain from arthritis — can make routine activities very challenging. Read this Q&A with a panel of pain experts to find better ways to cope.