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Watch Out For These Signs Of Autoimmune Disorders

We all suffer from stress. Between managing our careers, keeping up our social lives, taking care of our families, and everything else life throws our way, it’s not unusual to feel exhausted and achy...
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13 Facts About Gout: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Experiencing extreme pain and burning in your joints may lead you to believe that you have arthritis. But what you may have specifically is a condition called gout. It is one of the more...
vitamin C and gout

Is There a Preventative Connection Between Vitamin C and Gout?

Is there a connection between vitamin C and gout? About a decade ago, research began to suggest that taking a daily dose of vitamin C could help to reduce gout risk. This was good...
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Fibromyalgia Acting Up? Don’t Blame the Weather

It's not uncommon for people with fibromyalgia to say the weather aggravates their symptoms. Fibro typically brings significant pain, fatigue, and tenderness at specific points on the body, along with other problems, like "fibro...
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Cycling To Help With Arthritis

Doctors recommend cycling as an exercise treatment beneficial for patients with arthritis, and it may help with arthritis pain relief.Arthritis can hit anybody without warning regardless of age. It is very a very painful condition...
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Exercise and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Aerobic Exercise Can Be Safe and Effective for People with Rheumatoid Arthritis A study by medical researchers in France found that cardio exercise can actually help people with rheumatoid arthritis. In fact, exercise can actually lessen...
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Put These Simple Pain Relief Tips to Use Today

Got pain? Try one of these simple pain relief tips to help make you feel more like yourself and to learn what may make it worse.It's no surprise that many sufferers of chronic pain...
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Early Signs of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) is a form of chronic arthritis. Surprisingly, Arthritis is one of the more prevalent chronic illnesses in children. Over 300,000 children in the United States suffer from this condition, with girls...

12 Months ‘Til Less Pain in 2017!

Make a Pain Resolution! 12 months in 2017 means 12 steps towards less pain by next year. Coping with chronic pain or other painful conditions is tough, especially around holidays when a lot of responsibility...
Rheumatoid Arthritis Recipes

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Foods that Help

Ensure your meals are loaded with Omega-3 and antioxidants to keep your RA at bay. With so many new medicines and medical devices on the market, you may sometimes lose sight of other remedies and...
Sleeping Well

Sleep Well: 5 Ways You Can Get Better Rest

Getting a good night's rest is particularly difficult when you have pain. Conditions such as migraines or arthritis interrupt sleep, and lack of proper sleep can exacerbate pain. It becomes a vicious cycle.To help...
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Profile: From Marathon Runner to Pain Patient to Health Coach

For most of her life, Angela Gaffney, 41, was an athletic person. She played sports in high school and college, ran 5K races, and completed a marathon on her 25th birthday. She married and...
Dogs with arthritis

Dogs and Arthritis

How one dog with the disease became an Internet sensation Swims in Lake Superior were Schoep the dog's daily arthritic therapy. After Schoep and his owner, John, were photographed during a session in which Schoep...

Pain-free gardening tips

Planting your flower bed doesn't have to be a pain By Lisa DavisSpring is here, and that means blooming flowers, budding trees, and the beginning of this year's gardening season. But planting your flower bed...

Oil for Joints Offers Hope for Osteoarthritis Sufferers

A team of researchers has developed a synthetic injectable joint lubricant that, they say, could bring longer lasting relief to millions of osteoarthritis sufferers.Affecting about 27 million Americans and 200 million people worldwide, osteoarthritis...

Footwear Relieves Arthritic Knees

Flexible soles slow down knee osteoarthritisBy Margaret JaworskiRelief for knees swollen and stiff from osteoarthritis looks like a shoe-in. The results of a soon-to-be published study confirm that wearing footwear with flexible soles can...
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Add These Steps to Your Anti-Arthritis Plan

For the more than 46 million people in the United States living with arthritis, life means some amount of pain most days, and, for some, every day. With so many millions affected, it's little...
Woman's Hands Rheumatoid Arthritis

Living Easier with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an immune disease characterized by inflammation of the lining of the joints (synovium).By Margaret JaworskiThe persistent inflammation leads to painful stiffness, redness, and swelling in the joints that over time...
Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain Could Be Classified as a Disease

Ireland's Health Minister Says Chronic Pain Should Be Given The Same Resources as Other Major ConditionsChronic pain often gets the short end when it comes to medical care. In many cases, doctors aren't fully...
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Lady Gaga to Undergo Hip Surgery

The singer cancels the rest of her Born This Way Ball Tour after chronic pain takes her off the stageOne of the bigger news items this week was the cancellation of Lady Gaga's tour...
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Painful Condition Sidelines Lady Gaga Who Cancels Upcoming Shows

After Performing in Montreal on Monday, The Born This Way Singer Decides to Take a Break from the Stage and RecoverEven celebrities deal with chronic pain. Severe pain and inflammation of the joints recently...
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Ask The Experts: Low-Level Laser Therapy Technology

Low-Level Laser Therapy Technology uses the special ML830 laser to pinpoint pain and get rid of it fast. Dr. Ryan Whelton discusses this laser and its effectiveness.What is the ML830 laser and how does...
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Peripheral Neuropathies: Lupus

Lupus is often associated with a "butterfly rash" on the face. Its affects, however, are far from being as harmless as its namesake.Nearly half of all patients afflicted with Lupus will form a malar...
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Technological Advances in Ankle Replacement Surgery

Hip and knee replacements total over three quarters of a million annually, but until now, ankle surgeries were rarely performed. Replacement techniques have changed dramatically in recent years and have given doctors new ways...