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    Yoga and Sickle Cell

Yoga and Sickle Cell

Read about April’s journey from becoming a yoga student to a yoga master, and a teacher’s teacher.

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    Learning Ayurveda’s Morning Routine

Learning Ayurveda’s Morning Routine

Ever wanted to try Ayurveda, but didn’t know where to start? April has outlined some of the basic principles to a better body, mind, and spirit.

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    What Is Oil Pulling?

What Is Oil Pulling?

Explore the latest health trend, health pulling. Our resident Health & Wellness expert April answers your questions.

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    Living Well with Sickle Cell, Without a Cure

Living Well with Sickle Cell, Without a Cure

Our message at SCW is that you can still live a vibrant, amazing life with sickle cell disease. Here is a post from 40 year old Ty, a warrior who has learned to live well with sickle cell!

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    How to Meditate

How to Meditate

Meditation is a great coping strategy to balance your mood, keep you calm, and manage your emotions. April gives us some tips to get started.

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    Should You Use Marijuana for Sickle Cell?

Should You Use Marijuana for Sickle Cell?

If you were considering using marijuana for sickle cell, here are a few things to think about.

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    T-Boz and Sickle Cell on the Doctors show

T-Boz and Sickle Cell on the Doctors show

TBoz talks about sickle cell on the Doctor’s Show on TV, and gives suggestions on how to improve your sickle life via diet.

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Massages and Sickle Cell

Have you ever had a massage? Have you ever had a pain crisis afterwards? Well then this article is for you. Learn how to reduce pain after a lovely wonderful massage or spa day.

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SC Remedy: Milk Thistle

This week we will be studying the benefits of milk thistle with sickle cell. Several of our wonderful Facebook members use milk thistle daily so we just had to do some more research for you.

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Yellow Eyes and Sickle Cell

Learn more about jaundice, and why the eyes of sickle cell warriors are often yellow.

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Fish Oil and Sickle Cell

Learn all about fish oil, a simple, yet powerful remedy…

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    How to Increase your Hemoglobin

How to Increase your Hemoglobin

One of the first things that patients with sickle cell want to know is how they can increase  their hemoglobin levels. Hemoglobin is a protein found in red blood cells that binds and easily transfers oxygen all over the body. SC warriors have less red blood cells; which means we

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    SC Remedy: Dioscovite

SC Remedy: Dioscovite

For the last few years, many people have come to me asking about the efficacy of Dioscovite. I have never taken it, but I know many sickle cell warriors have with varied results. Some have said that it takes away daily pain completely, while others said that it eliminates their

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SC Diet Tip: Love Foods High in Antioxidants

One of the readers on the SCW Facebook page recently got me thinking about foods rich in anti-oxidants and how they can help with sickle cell. In a normal body, there are free radicals (excess oxygen ions from the energy process), that are not naturally excreted from the body. These

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Humor: The Best Medicine For SC

Nick, one of my favorite Warriors in the Spotlight, reflected recently on his best coping mechanism for dealing with sickle cell. And now here is the secret, for all of you.

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