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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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