Results for "Rheumatology"

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Those Aches in Your Hands Could Be Arthritis. Here’s What Can Help
Maybe one day you wake up with an ache in your fingers or at the base of your thumb. Or you feel a stab of pain when you pick up a dinner plate, cut your...
Sep 20
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Gout Diet: What to Eat and to Avoid to Prevent Flare-Ups
Do you have a bout with gout? You aren’t alone. Gout is a painful form of arthritis that affects millions of people. It causes flare-ups of joint pain...
Apr 19
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What You Should Know About Arthritis
We often use the word “arthritis” as a shorthand term for “osteoarthritis.” That’s a type of arthritis where people—usually older people—have joint stiffness...
Mar 28 2
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How Diet Can Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis and Autoimmune Disorder Symptoms
Most of us have heard the phrase “you are what you eat.” Taken literally, how many of our kids would resemble chicken nuggets and peanut butter sandwiches...
Dec 28
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‘Getting a Grip’ on Trigger Finger and Dupuytren’s Contracture
Do some of your fingers not have the same range of motion they once did? Maybe they’re beginning to curl inward a bit more. Do you feel resistance when...
Dec 28
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6 Early Warning Signs You Have Psoriatic Arthritis
Autoimmune disorders can be difficult to diagnose, especially in the earlier stages, and psoriatic arthritis is no different. Because there is no definitive...
Jul 22
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6 Surprising Facts About Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
You expect your child to get aches and pains from time to time—they are a normal part of childhood. But what if there’s no obvious cause for the pain? In...
Jul 21
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How to Create a Self-Care and Skincare Routine for Psoriasis
Self-care and skincare oftentimes go hand in hand, especially when living with an autoimmune skin condition like psoriasis, which can take a toll on both...
Jun 19
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Fibromyalgia: 6 Natural and Alternative Treatments to Try
If you’ve been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, you know there’s no simple treatment that will keep your pain from flaring up. You might get some relief through...
Dec 19
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Dry Eyes and Mouth? Could be Sjogren’s Syndrome
If you have allergies or have ever hung out in the desert heat, you’re bound to get a little dry-mouthed and itchy-eyed. But if these symptoms become chronic—meaning,...
Dec 05