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SWOLLEN JOINTS AND TOOTH LOSS ARE LINKED by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:31pm Do you know that May is also National Arthritis Month and the link between arthritis and tooth loss is that the two diseases have common genetic factors? Periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis are inflammatory diseases that can lead to bone destruction. Both diseases can be chronic (lasting a long time or recurring) or acute (extre ... Read on »
Holistic Arthritis Treatment For Mom by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 09 Mar 2010 11:09pm For a long time, my mom has been complaining about pain in her knees, fingers and lower limbs. A visit to the general practitioner had confirmed that she might be suffering from arthritis which is commonly as an inflammation of the joints. I spoke to her about some holistic arthritis treatment including getting her some natural supplements and ... Read on »
Coping with Lupus: Recognizing Symptoms of Lupus and Reducing Lupus Flare Ups by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 1 Comment What is Lupus In lupus, the body's immune system does not work as it should. A healthy immune system produces substances called antibodies that help fight and destroy viruses, bacteria, and other foreign substances that invade the body. In lupus, the immune system produces antibodies against the body's healthy cells and tissues. These ant ... Read on »
Health Headlines - June 17 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 10:42pm FDA Experts Recommend Gout Drug's Approval An expert panel advising the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted 14-1 on Tuesday to recommend that the full agency approve the Savient Pharmaceuticals drug Krystexxa (pegloticase), Dow Jones reported. Last week, the FDA released documents saying that although the drug appeared to relieve the pa ... Read on »
ROSEHIP EXTRACT FOR THE TREATMENT OF JOINT PAIN by Barmac Posted Wed 21 Jul 2010 12:16pm With growing interest in using food and nutrient supplements to help with mobility, its quite hard to decide which one to take as there are so many to chose from. For patients with joint health conditions like Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Osteoarthritis, any help for these painful symptoms can only be good news for them. One natural foo ... Read on »
Lupus arthritis joint pain and perspective… by Lupus Adventurer Posted Wed 02 Mar 2011 12:34pm Painful joints... The painful joints and a weak grasp from lupus arthritis is making doing simple tasks quite challenging today.  Swollen joints in my thumbs and fingers hurt with every movement.  I feel it with the pressure against my joints from tying my tennis shoes, pouring from the coffee pot, and even brushing my hair and tee ... Read on »
Joint-Eating Bugs: Treating Lyme Arthritis by lymeunderground Posted Thu 10 Feb 2011 12:00am What happens when the lyme spirochetes start boring holes in your joints and surrounding tissues? If left untreated, the cartilage can become damaged, thus requiring expensive surgical treatment as well as more intense ... Read on »
results of lupus survey by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Jun 2008 6:08pm I set up a survey about lupus on, with a limit of 100 respondents. Well, the results are in. First of all, I sent the results to my husband. It really hit home with him, after reading everyone's comments, about how important it is to rest, sleep, and not have too much stress. he let me off the hook for a big family gatherin ... Read on »
Total Joint Replacement Educational Series Part 13: Swelling and Bruising After Total Knee and Total Hip Replacement by Dr. Tony DiGioia Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 2:12pm ·               You may have swelling and bruising around the knee or hip and down into the lower leg after your total joint replacement. ·               Bruising may last for up to 6-8 weeks.   This is part of the normal healing process. ·               Being on the blood thinner after surgery can contribute to this ... Read on »
Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 29 Apr 2010 5:48am Currently there is no cure for Rheumatoid arthritis.  There are treatments available and the goals of treatment are to reduce the pain and joint inflammation, prevent joint destruction and deformity and to maximize or maintain current joint function.  Early diagnosis and treatment have been important in improving the outcomes of the effects of ... Read on »