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Healthy lifestyle explained in fewer than a thousand character

The term healthy lifestyle can pass as a cliché nowadays, you hear people like me advocate living a healthy lifestyle (which is a good thing) but what does it actually mean to live a healthy lifestyle?. You would agree with me that a someone who lives a healthy lifestyle, does not smoke or drink alcohol. Well, as much as that …

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Is drinking water difficult for you? Try eating your water

Did the topic confuse you? Don’t fret dear. In this article you’ll learn how you can eat water. LOL. Water is essential for proper body functioning and metabolism. Everyone is advised to take water frequently but for people like me who live with the chronic illness called sickle cell disorder (learn more about me here). Water is life, it is …

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4 types of exercise and tips for sickle cell warriors.

The importance of exercise outweighs the risks it might pose to people living with sickle cell. Engaging regularly in exercises will not only keep you fit but also help your mind function properly. Since I began to exercise consistently two months ago, I have seen significant changes in my life especially my strength. Although exercising with sickle cell disorder is …

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Safe exercise for sickle cell warriors.

One thing I have recently found interest in is exercise, but mixing sickle cell disorder with exercise is quite tough. Sickle cell complications are unpredictable, this minute you are fine, the next you are just so weak and want to rest. Studies showed that majority of adults living with sickle cell disorder do not engage in any form of physical …

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Opioids medication: My ‘Tramadol’ experience.

Tramadol is an addictive opioid used to treat severe pain. Doctors prescribe tramadol for their patients living with sickle cell disorder, and like many others it has been prescribed for me. My first experience with Tramadol was in 2016 and I call it my ‘Tramadol’ experience. My Tramadol experience In 2016, I started feeling sharp but brief pain in my …

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