4 Ways To Stay Fit With Sickle Cell

March 10, 2014   // 0 Comments

By Sandria Washington -blackdocto.org Chronic pain is one of the most common  complications of sickle cell disease (SCD). Avoiding activities that can trigger a full blown pain “episode” or “crisis” is key to staying healthy and out of the ER, and for some, this includes avoiding exercise. But, it doesn’t have to.Strenuous exercise, like taking a boot camp class or hiking, reduces oxygen levels...

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