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2. Overview by Vlasta D. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 26 Oct 2008 1:54am Information and its sources Nowadays patients have to inform themselves about every aspect of their condition, starting with the basics – p.e., that arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. Sources of information abound: many TV programs have health segments, every health clinic has a website with specific topics, bookstores, health food store ... Read on »
Eight Pathogens by FrancesRen Health Maven Posted Mon 13 Jun 2011 5:19pm Location Point: these 8 points lie in the depressions between the metacarpal heads, easier to find it when hand is made into a fist. BaiXie are one of the many points of the upper extremity that does not pertain within the meridians, therefore a lot of times are ignored by practitioners. These eight points, located right between the pr ... Read on »
Drug-Free Pain Relief by Total Health Breakthroughs Patient Expert Posted Fri 16 Oct 2009 10:02pm An Appalachian Home Remedy That Soothes Painful Hands After years of typing on a keyboard for most of the day, your hands can really feel it — as in joint and knuckle pain and swelling in the fingers.  If you want to avoid the daily use of prescription and OTC drugs, try the down-home remedy of folks in the Appalachian Mountains.  They’ve b ... Read on »
Treating Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Cervical Spine Naturally by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 12 Mar 2009 3:42pm If you have been diagnosed with arthritis in the cervical spine, your Dr probably has put you on medications. What are some natural ways you can treat this condition of the cervical spine? If your suffer from arthritis such osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis you may suffer from stiffness, joint pain, tenderness and swelling. Fingers, ... Read on »
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS | Cause, Symptoms, Diet, Lab tests and | HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINES by Dr. Fasil M. Posted Wed 15 Feb 2012 5:21am          Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation of the joints and may cause inflammation of other tissues in the body.   The immune system consists of the cells and proteins in our bodies that fight infections.  An autoimmune disease occurs when our immune system doesn’t recognize ... Read on »
Psoriatic Arthritis by Corry C. Patient Expert Posted Sun 16 Aug 2009 10:32pm 2 Comments One of our dear blogger friends has recently been diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis and is in a lot of pain. I was not very familiar with this type of Arthritis and I found out that this form actually is a combination of two different illnesses: Psoriasis, which is a skin condition, and a rheumatic disease. The cause of this disease is not re ... Read on »
Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine for Trigger Finger and Carpal Tunnel by Jeffrey Dach, MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Tue 10 Nov 2009 4:14am Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine for Trigger Finger and Carpal Tunnel by Jeffrey Dach, MD Jim is a 46 year old retired New York policeman who uses power tools to repair his house. His problem is chronic pain at the base of the thumb and wrist. The pain worsens with use of the hand, makin ... Read on »
What is an RA Flare? by Andrew Posted Mon 02 Aug 2010 3:07pm I can never sit for longer than an hour or so without getting quite stiff. Yesterday, I got up from my chair at church in order to move around a little. As I arose from the chair and put weight on my legs, a sharp pain hit my left knee causing me to almost buckle and fall down. I could barely walk. My right knee has always been the “problem chi ... Read on »
Muscles and Joints - Scleroderma by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm By Dr J. Glass Connective Tissues The body is comprised of millions of cells and these cells are held together by connective tissue. Early in evolution nature had to solve the problem of how cells could be held together to create a multi-cellular organism. A major solution was the building of extra-cellular (outside the cell) collagen fib ... Read on »
Wanting to be normal again by bbubblyb Patient Expert Posted Fri 15 Jul 2011 2:25pm I'm feeling pretty good emotionally today.  The left arm is still swelled but the fingers are feeling less numb so I guess that's a good sign.  I keep hoping each morning I'll wake up and see the hand/arm smaller but so far it hasn't happened.  I have 3 ace bandages around it over the compression suit still which I do think is helping to keep the ... Read on »