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Amputee Life — Healthy Lifestyle

Why You Need to Pay Attention to Your Feet if You Have Diabetes

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If you have diabetes, you can minimize your risk of losing a toe, foot, or leg by paying more attention to it. You need to include a thorough foot examination in your daily routine so you can immediately address any potential concerns that may be masked by limited sensation.

Include a thorough examination of your feet in your daily routine especially if you have diabetes.

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Improve Your Posture While Sitting With This Exercise

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Do a quick search for mobility and posture exercises online, and you'll see that many of these exercises—especially the shoulder openers—involve standing or lying on the ground. According to Alexandra Ellis, a mobility coach and yoga instructor, these types of exercises typically aren't accessible for people with disabilities or mobility issues, like individuals with limb loss or limb differences.

This sitting shoulder-opener exercise is perfect for people with limb loss and limb differences.

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Mood Boosters That Don't Cost A Thing

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Even minor disappointments and frustrations have the power to derail your mood, leaving you grumpy and disinterested in the things you need to do. Although you know that a bit of pick-me-up can help you make it through the day, you’re not exactly sure what to do first.

Lift your spirits with these free mood boosters.

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A Daily Routine To Manage Depression, Chronic Pain

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Despite the ray of hope that COVID-19 vaccines provide, isolating ourselves from huge crowds and mainly staying at home are still a part of our lives in 2021. For many people, this limited mobility has led to depression and stress-induced chronic pain. The good news is that setting a daily routine can reduce depression, anxiety, and chronic pain.

Setting a daily routine can help you manage anxiety, depression, and chronic pain.

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6 Ways to Transform Your Walking Routine

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Numerous studies have shown that moderate-intensity workouts offer a slew of benefits. This is why walking is a great way to clear your mind and stay healthy. However, doing the same exercise over and over can get stale quickly. A few small tweaks can fix that.

Tips to transform your walking workout.

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