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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 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?

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

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

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?

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

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

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?

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?

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

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

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

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
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