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Phil Mickelson, Arthritis, and Obstructive Sleep Apnea by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 13 Aug 2010 5:59am I've always wondered about a possible link between arthritis and obstructive sleep apnea. We know that people with arthritis also have a higher rate of cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome. I recently found out that  Phil Mickelson  has a debilitating condition called psoriatic arthritis. A few days before the last US Open, he could ba ... Read on »
When to Suspect Lyme by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:49am The most useful diagnostic reference: the “Bible” of Lyme medical literature. by John Bleiweiss, MD. The When To Suspect Lyme Disease essay: This essay, written by John D. Bleiweiss, M.D., in April, 1994 is very long, but also very comprehensive and helpful. Any doctor checking for Lyme disease would do well to read this essay first; any ... Read on »
When To Suspect Lyme Disease by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 7:10pm By John D. Bleiweiss, M.D. Traditionally, the public has been advised to suspect Lyme (LD) if a round or oval, expanding, red rash develops 3-32 days after a deer tick bite associated with or followed by a flu-like illness. This limited description will apply to only some cases. About 50% of patients do not recall one or more of tick bit ... Read on »
New Therapies for Treating Psoriatic Arthritis by ArthritisReliever .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Psoriatic arthritis is caused by the immune system attacking joints. New therapies are helping to fight back. Drugs called TNF inhibitors slow the development of joint damage by blocking the attack. And the earlier that patients start on the treatment, the better. SOUMYA REDDY, MD: The reason that they should begin these medications e ... Read on »
Pro Golfer Phil Mickelson Is Treated for Psoriatic Arthritis by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Fri 13 Aug 2010 1:09pm Amplify’d from Aug. 11, 2010 Pro golfer Phil Mickelson recently announced that he is being treated for . According to media reports, he first developed symptoms right before the U.S. Open, and the quickly became so intense that he couldn’t walk. To find out more ... Read on »
How Early Should Psoriatic Arthritis be Treated? by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 05 Jun 2010 7:46pm A recent review of treatments for Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) found that the benefit of different therapies depended how widespread the disease was. Psoriatic arthritis is the second most common cause of joint inflammation. It involves the skin and joints, but may also affect fingers and toes, eyes and the spine. The effect on the skin is see ... Read on »
Arthritis and Sleep Apnea by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 09 Jul 2012 6:52am Jane Brody from the New York Times just published an article on osteoarthritis and the high rate of knee replacement procedures. There are many effective ways of treating arthritis, but one thing that most doctors never consider when treating this condition is obstructive sleep apnea. A study in 2009 from the Mayo Clinic showed that people with ... Read on »
Nighttime-breathing Treatments Backed by Strongest Evidence among Options To Treat Sleep Apnea by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Thu 11 Aug 2011 10:07pm AHRQ Press Release August 8, 2011 Among the treatments for obstructive sleep apnea, the effectiveness of a nighttime-breathing machine called a “CPAP” was backed by the strongest evidence, and a mouthpiece worn at night was also shown to be effective, according to a new report funded by HHS’ Agency for Healthcare Researc ... Read on »
Implant to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Inspire Medical Systems by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 3:10pm   Invasion of the implants – this one for Sleep Apnea and the patient will have a device to turn the device off and on.  If you have looked around You Tube you can find individuals who have made videos of what they are like with an implanted unit turned off and on and these are pretty much patients with Parkinson’s.  This device is different in t ... Read on »
Treating Sleep Apnea Can Be a Lifesaver by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Wed 18 Feb 2009 11:47am Obstructive sleep apnea isn’t merely a snoring problem. This serious medical condition strains the cardiovascular system and increases the risk of high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, irregular heart rhythms, stroke and sudden cardiac death. The February issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter examines this condition, including risk facto ... Read on »