What Happens to Your Joints and Cartilage as You Get Older?

What Happens to Your Joints and Cartilage as You Get Older?

What Happens to Your Joints and Cartilage as You Get Older?
Aging is an inevitable part of life that we all have to face. As we age our bodies age with us, but what does this mean for your joints and cartilage? As we get older the effects of walking, exercising and physical activity during day to day life begin to… Read More
 

It’s Lupus Awareness Month! Got Any Purple to Wear?

It’s Lupus Awareness Month! Got Any Purple to Wear?
Spring is in full swing and summer is just on the horizon! It’s a time to get out of the house and enjoy the warmer weather with friends and family. This is a significant time of year. For many, the month of May is significant for a different reason– it’s… Read More
 

Celebrate World Hypertension Day 2016 in Birmingham

Celebrate World Hypertension Day 2016 in Birmingham
Do you have a reason to celebrate May 17th? Perhaps it’s your birthday or maybe a special occasion? Well, we have another reason to mark this day in your calendar, because it is World Hypertension Day 2016. For this momentous occasion, health organizations in 46 countries around the world intend… Read More
 

Lupus Research Advancements You Need to Know About

Lupus Research Advancements You Need to Know About
Lupus, a condition everyone fears, is an autoimmune disease that can lead to extreme pain and discomfort. Lupus is a lifelong disease without a known cure. Fortunately there are treatments options available that can minimize the effects and pain of lupus, but without proper treatment the disease can worsen and… Read More
 

What’s the Best Diet for Axial Spondyloarthritis?

What’s the Best Diet for Axial Spondyloarthritis?
There might not be a cure, but a healthy diet for axial spondyloarthritis can yield significant results for your health and well being. Eating a diet that is rich in vitamins and nutrients will help your overall health. Some of these healthy foods can even cut down on inflammation. This… Read More
 

Migraine or Headache: How to Tell the Difference

Migraine or Headache: How to Tell the Difference
Have you ever wondered whether you’re having a migraine or just a “regular” headache? It can be hard to tell the difference! Recognizing one from the other is important though. It can help you: Get better treatments Find faster relief Help prevent the headaches/migraines in the first place Now that… Read More
 

8 Tips for Avoiding IBS Flare-Ups

8 Tips for Avoiding IBS Flare-Ups
If you have irritable bowel syndrome, you already know how uncomfortable and inconvenient a flare-up can be! IBS symptoms can range from bloating to bathroom emergencies to abdominal pain. Today we are here to give you 8 great tips to avoid these IBS flare-ups. 1) Relax Easier said than done,… Read More
 

Are Anemia and Rheumatoid Arthritis Related?

Are Anemia and Rheumatoid Arthritis Related?
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects the joints. It is a systemic autoimmune disease. Unfortunately if you have RA, your body is attacking its own tissue. It thinks that it is a foreign invader rather than an essential part of your system. This results in your immune system attacking the cushion of… Read More
 

15 Kidney Disease Symptoms You Might Have Missed

15 Kidney Disease Symptoms You Might Have Missed
Did you know that your kidneys could be in jeopardy without you even realizing it? During it’s earliest stages, kidney disease symptoms don’t always present themselves clearly. Most cases aren’t diagnosed until after it has reached a critical stage. Kidney failure is deadly, so being able to recognize kidney disease… Read More
 

7 Lupus Triggers You Should Know & Avoid

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February 24, 2016

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7 Lupus Triggers You Should Know & Avoid
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease. The damage affects numerous parts of the body, including the skin, joints, and even the internal organs. If you have lupus, you already know that it’s a disease of flares and remissions. The remission times provide relief, but you probably dread the flare-ups. Lupus… Read More
 
 
 

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