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Rheumatism and Arthritis - What's the Difference? by Jan Posted Sun 05 Sep 2010 12:00am Rheumatism and arthritis are two bone and muscle diseases that people refer to almost interchangeably. Generally speaking, most people do not really see the difference. After all, both diseases manifest the same symptoms of recurring pain in joints and muscles. While both conditions can sometimes be unbearably painful and afflict older men ... Read on »
How often Acute rheumatic fever presents with non migratory mono arthriits ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 30 Apr 2012 1:35pm Acute rheumatic fever classically involves large   joints of lower or upper limbs  referred to as  fleeting migratory polyarthritis .But this pattern is  not  exclusive.  In fact   acute rheumatic  fever commonly  present with atypical features .The incidence can be up to 25 % in various series .The most surprising thing is ,  it can involve sp ... Read on »
Osteoarthritis: A review of trea ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 07 May 2009 8:19pm Osteoarthritis: A review of treatment options 08 may 2009--Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative joint disease (DJD), is the most common form of arthritis in the United States. 1 Although OA can occur in any synovial joint in the body, it most commonly affects the knees, hips, and hands. OA is the leading ... Read on »
A Quick Glance at the Tests Used for Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis by Audrey K. Patient Expert Posted Thu 16 Oct 2008 8:11am When I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis in 2005, I had one blood test performed and some x-rays ordered, and at the time that was my extent of knowledge to the range of possibilities in diagnosing the disease. Learning more about RA caused me to look into the tests that are beneficial in proper diagnosis, and in turn, understanding what th ... Read on »
A Quick Glance at the Tests Used for Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis by Audrey K. Patient Expert Posted Thu 16 Oct 2008 7:20am When I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis in 2005, I had one blood test performed and some x-rays ordered, and at the time that was my extent of knowledge to the range of possibilities in diagnosing the disease. Learning more about RA caused me to look into the tests that are beneficial in proper diagnosis, and in turn, understanding what th ... Read on »
Arthritis, One Of The Many Rheumatic Diseases by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm The main common characteristics of the rheumatic conditions are represented by inflammations, followed by a disability of one of the body's supporting structures. The most affected by rheumatic diseases are the articulations, ligaments, bones, tendons and muscles that become painful, swollen and rigid. Some of the 100 types of rheumatic dis ... Read on »
Arthritis: Who's At Risk? by ArthritisReliever .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm DAVID MARKS, MD: Welcome to our webcast. I'm Dr. David Marks. Arthritis is a painful and sometimes debilitating condition. This disease of the joints affects 43 million Americans, and that number will only increase as the population ages. What is Arthritis, and who is at risk? Joining us to explore these questions is Dr. Allan Gibofsky. He's P ... Read on »
Juvenile Arthritis not Aggravated by MMR Vaccination by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 17 Jan 2011 5:49pm There have been concerns about the association of viral infections and vaccinations with acute arthritis. This has led to the proposition that a virus, such as rubella, may cause chronic arthritis. In 1992 a report published in the British Medical Journal stated that MMR vaccination was associated with acute arthritis. And until recently there ... Read on »
Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Expert Approach by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 11 Nov 2011 12:35pm Rheumatoid arthritisInflammation of one or more joints of the body. is a common autoimmuneAny condition caused by the body’s immune response against its own tissues. condition resulting in progressiveContinuously increasing in extent or severity. joint damage. This article will be of h ... Read on »
Benefits of Neem Oil: Natural Treatment for Psoriasis, Eczema & Acne by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm Recently, I have been hearing a lot about neem oil as a natural treatment for severe skin conditions like acne, eczema and psoriasis. Our Healthy Being Stores carries TheraNeem skin products and I decided to start using them in my natural skin care routine. I've been amazed by the texture and look of my skin and decided to find out the si ... Read on »