My Journey With Chronic Pain: Part 3

Welcome to Part Three of my chronic pain story. If you missed out on Part One read it here and Part Two read it here.

Over the next few Years I was on a mission to sort out my pain. I went practitioner shopping on a grand scale….I went to:

 Pain management doctors……

Sports medicine doctors……

Acupuncturists……

Physical therapists……

Pilates Instructors……

Yoga Instructors…..

 

And not only was I shopping for someone to help I was also shopping for something to help. I took various pain medications, anti-inflammatories, vitamins, opioids you name it I tried it! (More about that later.)

 

I spent a lot of time and money!

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A Quick and Easy Way to Measure Your General Fitness

Most people are familiar with heart rate (sometimes called your pulse) — the measure of how fast your heart is beating.

For a typical adult:

A normal heart rate is between 60 and 100 beats per minute.

Throughout the day, your heart rate is changing for all sorts of reasons:

During exercise…..

A stressful presentation…..

While taking a nap…..

After taking certain medications…..

After drinking a cup of coffee.

What many people might not be familiar with is just how much information about health and fitness your heart rate can tell you.

One incredibly useful and easy way to measure your general fitness and heart health is:

Your heart rate recovery.

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