What is your job doing to your joints?

Work and Joint Pain

Around 150 million people in the United States have a job—sales rep, engineer, nurse, retail manager, cashier, accountant, waiter or waitress, teacher, construction. And joint pain can affect every single one of those 150 million hard workers. No matter the job. However, joint pain especially targets jobs that involve manual labor. Here is a good-sized […]

You’re Pregnant! 5 Common Pregnancy Questions To Ask Your OBGYN

Pregnant women laying in bed

Congratulations on your pregnancy! Whether you’re a first-time mom or a mother of four, pregnancy is an amazing journey that can be full of strange, funny, and sometimes embarrassing side effects. It’s also a time where most women expectedly have a few fears or might be a bit anxious. In general, your OBGYN is going to be the best […]

It’s Time to Take Care of Your Liver: Where to Start

Liver Health

We talk about heart health. Brain health. Gut health. But what about your liver health? An unhealthy liver can cause many problems. When you think of your liver, you may think “I’m not a heavy drinker, I don’t need to worry about my liver health”. But there is more to liver health than avoiding heavy […]

The Top Benefits of Hydration and Top Dangers of Dehydration

Dehydration and Hydration

Every living thing needs water to survive. From an insect to an elephant. Our bodies are about 60% water. Our cells, organs, every part of our bodies needs water. Your need for water is more than just survival. Being hydrated makes you feel so much better! Hydration gives you more energy, flushes out your body, […]

What is causing your joint pain?

Joint Pain causes

Throbbing. Aching. Dull pain. Sharp pain. Whether you’ve had joint pain for one week or one decade, it’s dreadful. It affects your day-to-day activities. And as long as you have it, your quality of life seems to decline. Your routine changes, sometimes your hobbies change, and it just puts a wrench in your comfort. If […]

Are you getting the sleep you need?

Tips for Better Sleep

Who doesn’t love a good night’s rest? Or a good nap? You wonder how a toddler can detest sleep when, as adults, that’s all we really want. Getting enough sleep helps you feel energized, refreshed, and overall in a better mood. Inadequate sleep makes you feel cranky and groggy. In our busy society, we don’t […]

Stress and the female body

Women and stress

It’s often said that stress is a silent killer—but what exactly is stress? It’s the physical and chemical reaction that our body starts when it believes it’s under attack. When we sense danger—either real or imagined—the body’s defenses get activated in a rapid, automatic process known as the fight-or-flight response. Fight or flight is not […]

7 Potential Symptoms of Osteoarthritis

Man showing symptoms of Osteoarthritis and knee pain

Over 30 million Americans live with osteoarthritis. It is now the number one cause of disability in the United States1,2. Osteoarthritis is the wear and tear of the joints that happens over time (and usually affects older individuals). Those who suffer from osteoarthritis may have one or more of the following symptoms: Pain This is […]

10 Common Pregnancy Myths Debunked

Pregnancy Myths

When you’re pregnant, you’re likely to hear a lot of strange myths, funny anecdotes, and advice that may sound downright odd. Most of these things are amusing, some give conflicting opinions, and other bits of information are just plain false. With that said, here is a quick look at some of the more popular pregnancy […]

Introducing Forté Brain Protect: For Optimal Brain Resilience Against Injury

Forte Brain Protect

We developed Forte Fracture to help you heal after a break. Forte Joint to support your joints and protect from disease. Forte Pre-Op and Post-Op to prepare you for surgery and help you have a strong recovery. Forte Prenatal to care for you and your baby. Our brains are powerful. They control everything our bodies […]