Category: Well in Your 40s & 50s

Conversations for those in their 40s and 50s

Your Best Defense Against Joint Pain

best defense against joint painBy now, you know to eat right and try to live a healthy lifestyle. You understand that a lot of sugar is bad for you, as is smoking, and that you should be focused on getting our daily servings of fruits and veggies. But did you know that doing the things that are bad for you and not doing the good things can cause you unnecessary joint pain?

The Rise of STIs

cute fingers with condom hatWith the increasing number of sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnoses in the United States, specialists grow worrisome that we aren’t taking the proper precautions to protect ourselves from these illnesses.

Hope For Teens Struggling with Severe Obesity

Lacey before and after Good Fit ClinicLacey Tomaiolo, a Shrewsbury teen, knows well the struggle with weight. Overweight most of her childhood and adolescence, she became increasingly frustrated as her own individual efforts made little difference in the long term. Bay State Parent interviewed Lacey and her Good Fit Teen Weight and Wellness Clinic physicians about her journey and how the clinic helped her live healthier and ways to talk to your child about losing weight.

 

Drive Out Golf Injuries

golf injury illustrationWhile golf is a relatively low-impact sport, injuries can still occur. In particular, knee and other joint pain, shoulder pain, and back stiffness, can rear their ugly heads. Although this season is well underway, it’s always important to learn how to protect that PGA-worthy swing.