How Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Affect Millennials?

Rheumatoid arthritis(RA) is an autoimmune disorder that occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks your body’s own healthy tissues. The lining of your joints is primarily affected causing painful swelling, eventually leading to joint deformities and bone erosion. Many times, when we hear anything associated with the word ‘arthritis,’ we imagine an elderly person struggling …

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Psoriatic Arthritis and Your Diet

Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory form of arthritis that affects nearly 30 percent of people living with psoriasis. When you are living with psoriatic arthritis, you are no stranger to joint pain and stiffness. You may also notice nail changes and fatigue, swollen fingers, and even note that your symptoms seem worse in the morning. …

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Could Botox Ease Osteoarthritis Pain?

Most commonly known as an injectable to relax muscles in the face and soften lines and wrinkles, Botox has been getting some new attention from researchers as a potential treatment for osteoarthritis (OA) pain. Botox, also known as Botulinum toxin type A, is a drug made from a toxin produced from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. …

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Eczema Facts for Children and Adults

Eczema can be a tough condition to live with, and at times, treatment options can feel very limiting.  Below are some interesting facts about eczema and new options to consider if you or someone you love is looking for new options to manage eczema. Eczema is a very common inflammatory condition affecting over 30 million …

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Can Lifestyle Factors Influence Osteoarthritis Outcomes?

Osteoarthritis is known as the ‘wear and tear’ arthritis affecting approximately 27 million Americans. It is characterized by the cartilage between the joints wearing down, leading to symptoms like stiffness, pain, and swelling. Sufferers may notice their symptoms worsening after certain activities, or first thing in the morning. One of the most common chronic conditions …

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Why Does My Eczema Itch Worse at Night?

Atopic Dermatitis, commonly known as eczema, is marked by dry, itchy skin patches. Eczema typically appears on the face, wrists, hands, back of the knees, and feet. It is estimated that over 30 million Americans suffer from this uncomfortable condition. Those who suffer from eczema know the symptoms can be very bothersome, especially at night. …

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THE DOS AND DON’TS OF LIVING WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS

Living with osteoarthritis can be a real pain. The ‘wear and tear’ of arthritis can be a major source of discomfort and can really slow down those who are suffering. However, there are some things that can be done to help ease osteoarthritis symptoms. Here are some simple dos and don’ts when it comes to …

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How Lupus Affects the Body

Lupus can affect just about any part of the body. It is an inflammatory disease that causes the immune system to attack its own tissues. Many times, those suffering with the disease don’t have any visible symptoms. However, the things that may be going on inside the body can be debilitating. According to the American …

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Don’t Let Your Office Become a Pain in the Back

Eighty percent of people will likely have experienced back pain at some point in their lifetime. It is one of the most common reasons people visit their doctor and miss work, and a prominent cause of disability. Although back pain is more prevalent in those middle aged and beyond, it can really present itself to …

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Top Three Reasons to Participate in a Clinical Trial

Clinical trials are one of the most important steps to insure a new medical treatment will become available to the general public. Research allows the medical community to learn more about treating, preventing and detecting medical conditions. Volunteers are needed to test the efficacy and safety of newly developed treatments. Treatments can include new drugs, …

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