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Debunking 5 Myths About Lupus

Debunking 5 Myths About Lupus

Lupus symptoms disappear, reappear, and change. This unpredictable nature leads to misperceptions and myths that feed fears and make life harder for those with lupus. Let’s debunk some myths and set the record straight.
Jan 18th, 2024

Unpacking Misconceptions About Scleroderma

Few health conditions cause such a vast range of symptoms as scleroderma. Unfortunately, misconceptions abound, making life harder for those diagnosed with the condition. Let’s debunk the top misconceptions and learn more about scleroderma.
Dec 4th, 2023
4 Essential Stretches for Tendonitis

4 Essential Stretches for Tendonitis

Inflamed tendons cause pain and make it hard (or impossible) to use the affected joint. Stretching is not the first line of treatment because you can harm the tendon if you stretch too soon. But stretching is essential for your long-term recovery.
Nov 1st, 2023
Why Do My Fingers and Toes Feel Sore?

Why Do My Fingers and Toes Feel Sore?

Sore fingers and toes may signal an injury like a sprain or strain. But if the pain doesn’t improve, gets worse, or is accompanied by other symptoms, your finger and toe symptoms may be a red flag signaling a serious rheumatologic condition.
Oct 9th, 2023
5 Telltale Signs of Vasculitis

5 Telltale Signs of Vasculitis

Vasculitis includes about 20 conditions affecting every part of your body and causing numerous symptoms. Yet all the diseases included under the vasculitis umbrella tend to cause five general symptoms. Here’s what you need to know.
Sep 6th, 2023
Tips to Keep Your Bones Strong as You Age

Tips to Keep Your Bones Strong as You Age

You need a plan to keep your bones strong as you get older. If you’re not proactive, you’re at risk of developing osteoporosis and suffering a fragility fracture. Learn how to strengthen your bones.
Jul 13th, 2023
Who Is at Risk for Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Who Is at Risk for Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Getting early treatment for ankylosing spondylitis can slow or stop the progressive problems caused by this inflammatory condition. Learning about its risk factors and symptoms helps you know when to seek medical care.
Jun 5th, 2023
5 Ways to Thrive While Managing Lupus

5 Ways to Thrive While Managing Lupus

There are many lifestyle tips that can help you thrive while living with the challenges of lupus. Here, you’ll learn five steps you can take to manage your day, improve your energy, prevent lupus flares, and enjoy optimal health.
May 15th, 2023

Understanding Your Vasculitis Treatment Options

The fatigue, pain, and countless symptoms caused by vasculitis take a toll on your well-being. With early and consistent vasculitis treatment, your symptoms can go into remission, restoring your health and getting you back to an active life.
Apr 1st, 2023
Is it Ever Too Late to Protect Your Bones From Osteoporosis?

Is it Ever Too Late to Protect Your Bones From Osteoporosis?

It’s never too late to protect your bones from osteoporosis, a disease that slowly robs your bones of calcium. Why is prevention important? Because half of women and one-fourth of men suffer osteoporosis-related fractures. Osteoporosis isn’t a disease that
Mar 14th, 2023
How to Manage Your Back Pain From Ankylosing Spondylitis

How to Manage Your Back Pain From Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of arthritis that appears before age 30 and keeps progressing, affecting more joints and causing severe symptoms. Here’s what you need to know about treatment and self-care to halt the disease and ease your pain.
Feb 12th, 2023
Common Misconceptions About Osteoporosis

Common Misconceptions About Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis arises from age-related changes in your bones, but that doesn’t mean you’re destined to have weak bones. Contrary to a common misconception, you can prevent osteoporosis. Here are three misconceptions about osteoporosis.
Jan 9th, 2023
The Benefits of Natural Supplements

The Benefits of Natural Supplements

Natural supplements include vitamins, minerals, and plant-based ingredients that fight inflammation and support your immune system. The challenge is identifying the supplement and dose you need to improve your health. That’s where we can help.
Dec 8th, 2022
Easing a Gout Attack: Your 10-Point Management Plan

Easing a Gout Attack: Your 10-Point Management Plan

Even if you’re not familiar with gout, you’ll recognize a gout attack. These attacks occur suddenly, causing rapid inflammation and severe pain — usually in the joint of your big toe. Here are 10 steps you can take to ease a gout attack.
Oct 1st, 2022
Can PRP Therapy Help My Joint Pain?

Can PRP Therapy Help My Joint Pain?

Can you think of any better way to relieve joint pain than by healing the damaged tissues? The only way to do that is with regenerative therapies such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP), a natural and safe treatment that can ease arthritis pain.
Aug 31st, 2022
Are You at Risk for a Vitamin Deficiency?

Are You at Risk for a Vitamin Deficiency?

Did you know that you can be the picture of health and still have a vitamin deficiency? Your risk rises if you have an illness or health condition like a rheumatic disease. Here’s what you need to know about the risk factors for vitamin deficiencies.
Aug 1st, 2022
What You Need to Know About Regenerative Medicine

What You Need to Know About Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative medicine is one of the most exciting fields in health care. Why? Because it does something you can’t get from medications and surgery: It turns the body’s healing cells into a treatment that regenerates and restores damaged tissues.
Jul 10th, 2022
Five Common Signs of Dehydration

Five Common Signs of Dehydration

You know one of the first signs of dehydration — thirst — but it's important to know all the possible signs so that you drink fluids and rehydrate as quickly as possible. Becoming severely dehydrated causes severe health problems.
Jun 1st, 2022
Is Your Diet to Blame for Inflammation?

Is Your Diet to Blame for Inflammation?

Following a healthy diet has a new meaning when you know that the foods you eat can either increase or decrease inflammation. Here's what you should know about the effect of foods and how you can use them to get relief from inflammatory conditions.
May 11th, 2022
Conditions That Can Be Helped with PRP

Conditions That Can Be Helped with PRP

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is one of today's starring regenerative treatments, using your own healing cells as medicine to treat many health problems. Learn about the painful and inflammatory conditions that may improve with PRP.
Apr 6th, 2022
How Inflammation Impacts Your Health

How Inflammation Impacts Your Health

Chronic inflammation has a powerful impact on your health and longevity. More than half of all deaths are attributed to inflammation-related diseases. But you can fight the effect of chronic inflammation with a holistic approach to your health care.
Feb 7th, 2022
What Makes PRP Therapy So Effective?

What Makes PRP Therapy So Effective?

If you live with a chronic rheumatic disease or an ongoing problem like tendonitis, you owe it to yourself to learn about PRP therapy. PRP heals and eases pain using your body's own regenerative cells. Learn what makes PRP so effective.
Jan 5th, 2022
Should I Be Taking Anti-inflammatory Supplements?

Should I Be Taking Anti-inflammatory Supplements?

Anti-inflammatory supplements are one of the most powerful tools you have for reducing bodywide inflammation. Keeping inflammation under control goes a long way toward easing pain and preventing chronic health conditions.
Dec 5th, 2021
Myths and Facts About CBD

Myths and Facts About CBD

CBD product sales reached an astounding 5 billion dollars in 2020, and that number is on a rapidly rising trend. Despite being widely popular, CBD is still mired in myths. We explore the reality behind the four top CBD myths.
Nov 1st, 2021
How IV Vitamin Therapy Can Boost Your Overall Health

How IV Vitamin Therapy Can Boost Your Overall Health

Do you wonder if IV vitamin therapy is the latest fad or a real treatment with medical benefits? Here’s the answer: IV vitamin therapy can restore your health, give you energy to spare, and boost your immune system, to name just a few benefits.
Oct 6th, 2021
What You Should Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis

What You Should Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Of all the things you need to know about rheumatoid arthritis, let’s start with this: Seek treatment as early as possible. Today’s advanced medications can slow down joint damage, put the disease into remission, and help prevent deformities.
Sep 6th, 2021

How Supplements Can Reduce Your Inflammation

If you have arthritis or any other rheumatic condition, you have chronic inflammation. Ongoing inflammation causes pain and stiffness and damages the affected tissues. But you can fight inflammation with safe, natural supplements.
Jul 1st, 2021

The Most Common Forms of Vasculitis

Vasculitis can affect any part of your body, cause many different symptoms, and without treatment, you can end up with serious complications. Here’s how to recognize the signs of the four most common types of vasculitis.
Jun 17th, 2021

Your Treatment Options for Scleroderma

Scleroderma is such a rare disease that most physicians seldom treat the condition. If you have scleroderma and you want the best treatment, you need a rheumatology expert. We share your treatment options for scleroderma.
May 5th, 2021

5 Best Exercises to Alleviate Joint Pain

If you have arthritis, you probably know you need to exercise to alleviate joint pain. But how do you exercise when you’re already in pain? You do it with the right types of exercises and guidance from a team of arthritis experts.
Apr 6th, 2021

Now Is Not the Time to Let Your Immune System Weaken

You always need a strong immune system to stay healthy, but in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to prevent your immunity from weakening. Here are four steps you can take to build a stronger immune system.
Mar 17th, 2021

The Link Between Osteoporosis and Menopause

Everyone loses bone mass as they get older, but women are more likely to get osteoporosis. Why? Because they lose 20% of their bone density in the years after menopause. Learn why your risk of osteoporosis skyrockets after menopause.
Feb 1st, 2021

Give Yourself an Energy Boost With the Myers’ Cocktail

Do you feel so tired you can barely drag through the day? Or maybe you just feel a little off your game and want to improve your performance. When you need an energy boost for any reason, a Myers’ cocktail may be the perfect solution.
Jan 1st, 2021

These Bad Habits Lead to Tendonitis

Your risk of developing tendonitis is directly related to the movements you make throughout the day. You can prevent tendonitis when you learn to spot bad habits and make simple changes that take the stress off your tendons.
Dec 1st, 2020

Busting These Myths About CBD Oil

If you have considered using CBD oil or any type of CBD product, you’re not alone. One-third of American adults have used CBD. But you should know that not all CBD products are the same and many myths abound.
Nov 1st, 2020

Who Gets Scleroderma?

Like many autoimmune diseases, scleroderma is more common in women than in men. However, the disease can affect anyone, causing progressive symptoms and complications. Here’s what you need to know about scleroderma.
Oct 11th, 2020

The Difference Between PRP and Stem Cell Therapy

PRP and stem cell therapy can be used together or individually, depending on the nature of your injury, the cause of your pain, and your overall health care needs. Here’s what you should know about these effective regenerative therapies.
Sep 21st, 2020

5 Symptoms of Lupus

Lupus is an incredibly complex and confusing health condition because it can affect any part of your body and cause a wide range of symptoms. Learn about the five types of symptoms and the different ways they can appear.
Aug 10th, 2020

Rheumatology and COVID-19: What You Should Know

If you’ve been diagnosed with a rheumatic disease, you’re more vulnerable to developing COVID-19. Being at a higher risk means you need to stay diligent about protecting your health and preventing exposure to the coronavirus.
Jul 15th, 2020

Understanding Autoimmune Disorders

Autoimmune disorders are notorious for causing generic symptoms and being hard to diagnose, which means that you need the care of a highly experienced rheumatologist. Learn about autoimmune disorders and how they can affect your body.
Jun 15th, 2020

4 Tips for Managing Gout

Gout affects men three times more often than women, but an acute attack is painful and debilitating for everyone. With lifestyle changes and self-care, you can take steps to manage your gout and reduce the frequency of attacks.
May 29th, 2020
Get a leg up on vasculitis.

Top Vasculitis Warning Signs

Vasculitis is not a common health problem, yet it can affect children and adults and lead to serious complications if you don’t get early treatment. Here’s how to recognize the top vasculitis warning signs.
Mar 9th, 2020

Regenerative Medicine 101: Stem Cell Therapy and PRP Therapy

Regenerative medicine is one of today’s most exciting and innovative treatments for arthritis and a wide range of rheumatic diseases. Here’s how platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy and stem cell therapy accelerate healing and relieve your pain.
Feb 14th, 2020

6 Tips for Traveling With Arthritis

Planning a trip, but worried about arthritis flares? You don’t have to stay homebound. These six tips for traveling with arthritis can keep your treatment on track and your symptoms under control.
Jan 22nd, 2020

Nonsurgical Ways to Reverse Tendonitis

Do you have aches and pains brought on by tendonitis? You might be surprised to learn that there are many nonsurgical options available to reversing your tendonitis.
Dec 1st, 2019

Myths and Facts About Lupus

Lupus is not well understood, but it affects about 1.5 million Americans; at least 5 million worldwide have a form of lupus. Here, we dispel some common myths about lupus by presenting the facts about this autoimmune disease.
Nov 1st, 2019

What Makes Women More Susceptible to Osteoporosis?

When your doctor says you have osteoporosis, your initial reaction is disbelief. You already eat a healthy diet and get enough exercise, so how could this happen to you? But just being a woman increases your risk for osteoporosis. Here’s why.
Oct 4th, 2019

Scleroderma: Understanding Your Treatment Options

There’s no cure (yet) for scleroderma, but you can control symptoms and reduce pain. Learn how different scleroderma treatments can help you live a full and productive life even with this rare autoimmune disease.
Sep 1st, 2019

How to Help Prevent and Manage Osteoporosis

As one of the most common chronic diseases, osteoporosis impacts more than 53 million women and men in the United States. Find out how the very strategies that can help you prevent the disease can also help you manage it.
Apr 12th, 2019