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23Jun, 2017

How To Maintain An Active Lifestyle with a Rheumatic Disease

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Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition that causes inflammation in joints, especially hands and feet, and results in swelling and pain. The cause is still unknown and there is no medicine that can help you get rid of the disease but you can learn how to live with it. Even better, you can keep an active lifestyle and continue doing everything you love! Below, we discuss the best ways to stay active with rheumatoid arthritis. Home exercise Simple home exercises lessen symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and make you feel better. […]
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17Jun, 2017

How Do I Know My Treatment is Working

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The aim of the therapy is to significantly improve the quality of life. Often these changes are barely seen in a short-term; they simply don’t appear straight away. Sometimes it takes months to work out where your health will be in future. And considering all the therapies available nowadays, it is hard to say which one works best for you. However, there are some changes that you should notice that can help you determine whether or not your therapy is working. Among the most noticeable changes, there are: behaviors (for […]
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4May, 2017

Dangers of Homeopathy

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A homeopathic remedy is an alternative method to conventional treatment. Remedies may include physical solutions, such as yoga, or internal solutions, such as a dietary supplement. Typically these remedies do not work effectively and unfortunately, some can be very harmful. A homeopathic dietary supplement may contain an active ingredient that causes the patient to experience adverse effects when consumed. Bear in mind that even though a homeopathic remedy is natural, it does not mean that it is safe to consume. Rheumatism is a term that is used to describe a […]
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24Jan, 2017

Top Signs That You Should Get Checked for Lupus

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Lupus can be a difficult disease for a physician or specialist to diagnose. In fact, it’s often called “the great imitator” as its symptoms are similar to those that occur with other illnesses. Lupus is a type of chronic inflammatory disease that occurs when a body’s immune system attacks different tissues and organs such as joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, brain, heart and lungs. Symptoms are wide-ranging. They can develop quickly or over an extended period of time. They may be severe or barely noticeable. Symptoms can even come and […]
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16Jan, 2017

Living with Lupus: Talking to Family and Friends

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Diagnosing lupus can be a long, complicated process due to the fact that its symptoms vary from person to person and they are also similar to those of other diseases. As with any disease, as a patient you know that it’s important to ask questions during the diagnostic process and throughout your treatment. But how do you answer questions from your family and friends? While a lupus diagnosis is certainly life changing for lupus patients, it can also lead to uncertainty from those around you as well. Being able to […]
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