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Adrenal Corticosteroids

Corticosteroids are frequently used for treatment of inflammatory and autoimmune disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and certain respiratory disorders.


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Lifting Smart

When you need to lift a heavy object, follow these suggestions from the American Academy of Family Physicians:

  • Don't hurry or try to jerk the object. Lift it slowly and smoothly so you won't strain your back.

  • Face the object when you lift it. Don't twist.

  • Hold the object close to you, not at arm's length.

  • If you can straddle the object, bend your knees before lifting and keep your back straight.

  • If you can, carry the load so that it lies between your shoulders and your waist.

 

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Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

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Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

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