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  • Exercise and its benefits for Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Kids and Adolescents

    It is a well-known fact that exercise exerts various positive health benefits like improved blood circulation, muscle function and anti-inflammatory actions on the general population. At the same time, it is also known that dehydration and extreme exertion can exacerbate inflammation and lead to ... View Post
  • Sickle Cell Disease & Yoga: Benefits, Practices & Results

    There is an unwarranted stigma surrounding exercise among many healthcare practitioners and patients with sickle cell disease. In part, this is due to the notion that heavy exercise can lead to increased risk of heart problems and vaso-occlusive crisis. Historically speaking, exercise has been c... View Post