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Common Knee Issues and What to Do About Them

Knee discomfort is something that many of us experience during a workout or when performing specific exercises or activities, including squatting, lunging, or running. This experience has prompted many of my clients to ask me what exercises they can do for their “bad” knees. While there is no clinical diagnosis or specific exercise prescriptions to… Read More »

Medical News Today: Does this common food additive stop us exercising?

A two-part study that examined both mice and humans revealed a strong link between inorganic phosphate, a food additive that is prevalent in the “Western diet,” and a lack of physical activity. Inorganic phosphate is present in processed meat and cola. According to the latest statistics from the United States Department of Health and Human… Read More »

Menopausal Symptoms More Common in Women with History of Intimate Partner Violence

While we have identified various sociodemographic variables as factors which modulate vulnerability to menopausal symptoms, no studies (to my knowledge) have looked at how a history of intimate partner violence (IPV) or other traumatic exposures may affect susceptibility to menopausal symptoms.   A recent study looked at menopausal symptoms in 2,016 women (40 to 80… Read More »