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Why Does OA Affect More Women than Men?

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July 17, 2017

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Why Does OA Affect More Women than Men?
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting over 30 million American adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the risk factors for OA include: Age (risk increases as age does) Family history Injury Obesity Overuse of affected joint Being female! The last risk factor… Read More
 

4 Warning Signs That Could Signal Rheumatoid Arthritis

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July 14, 2014

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4 Warning Signs That Could Signal Rheumatoid Arthritis
Did you know that there are more than one million people living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the United States? This chronic autoimmune disease has been the topic of several posts on this blog, but today we’re going to take a step back and examine how one might be able… Read More
 

5 Healthy Habits to Consider If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

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June 6, 2014

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5 Healthy Habits to Consider If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be a crippling disease, but we’ve also learned that patients can make their lives significantly better by incorporating more healthy lifestyle choices into their daily routines. Even if you have not been diagnosed with this chronic condition, this advice will help mitigate your risk. As the… Read More
 

UAB Harnesses Power of Tech to Learn More About Rheumatoid Arthritis

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May 25, 2014

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UAB Harnesses Power of Tech to Learn More About Rheumatoid Arthritis
A team of researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham are collaborating with the Global Healthy Living Foundation’s arthritis support community CreakyJoints.org to conduct a clinical study for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The news has been met with widespread enthusiasm especially considering the timely delivery during this year’s Arthritis Awareness… Read More
 

Scientists Stave Off Osteoarthritis with 3D Printed Stem Cells

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May 9, 2014

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Too put it plainly, our knees are a very complex joints. Although some might argue that the human knee hasn’t adapted well to the average level of stress that our extended lifelines and expanded waistlines now put on them. This is one of the reasons that osteoarthritis (OA) of the… Read More
 

Take Control of Your Gout with these 6 Dietary Adjustments

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April 17, 2014

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Take Control of Your Gout with these 6 Dietary Adjustments
If you have gout, then you already know about how painful and debilitating this condition can be. Most people develop gouty symptoms in the joints of their feet– particularly at the base of their big toe. The pain and inflammation is caused by a build-up of uric acid in the… Read More
 

Working with Arthritis: My Experience

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June 15, 2011

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Working with Arthritis: My Experience
As I’m writing this, I am working an unexpected shift at my job. Someone did not show up as scheduled so, as a person in management, I am here to fill in. There are some days, however, where this becomes a huge hassle. Sometimes coming in for my scheduled shifts… Read More
 
 
 

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