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Suffering from sore muscles after a workout?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 24 May 2017, Muscle and joint
sore muscles

Few things are comparable to the adrenalin, endorphins, and dopamine release that take place during a good workout. Endorphins trigger a positive feeling similar to that of morphine – a powerful opiate drug that is used to relieve pain.

A tough workout often induces sore muscles. Also known as “delayed onset muscle soreness” or DOMS, sore muscles after a workout are believed to be caused by microscopic damage to muscle fibres during exercise…

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Juvenile arthritis: 6 signs and symptoms

by Krista Halton, on 14 March 2017, Children's Health, Muscle and joint
juvenile-arthritis

Growing up we all remember complaining to our parents about achy muscles or joints, only to have our moans brushed off as “growing pains,” a required rite of passage for our bones to become big and strong. The potential of arthritis never came to mind because it was a disease typically associated to the aging population.

Now, research and statistics show that these symptoms may be early signals of a more serious, inflammatory rheumatic disease – juvenile arthritis (JA).

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Reasons for neck pain after sleeping

by Sonia Chartier, on 6 March 2017, Muscle and joint
neck-pain

Experiencing neck pain in the morning is common, and often caused by the neck being in an uncomfortable position while you sleep. This can be due to your natural sleeping position, your pillows, your mattress or being pregnant.

In this article, we explore these causes in more detail, and discuss exercises and remedies to help.

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