arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyaliga

Image: Shutterstock.com/ Africa Studio Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and fibromyalgia are both painful, chronic conditions that can severely reduce your quality of life. But despite the fact that both are actually pretty common, not that many people... Read more →
inflammatory arthritis

What is Inflammatory Arthritis?

Image: Shutterstock/ ESB Professional You’ve no doubt heard of arthritis. It’s a common condition that affects a lot of people as they get older. In fact, around 350 million people around the world have arthritis. But not all arthritis... Read more →
lupus eryethematosus

Lupus Erythematosus and Fibromyalgia

Image: Shutterstock.com/ Michail Petrov Lupus erythematosus and fibromyalgia are two conditions that share a lot of the same symptoms. In fact, it’s pretty common to get the two of them mixed up. That can complicate things when it comes... Read more →
psoriatic arthritis

What is Psoriatic Arthritis?

Image: Shutterstock/ Lipowski Milan Just about everyone is familiar with arthritis. It’s an extremely common condition that affects a lot of people, especially as they get older. And most people know someone who suffers from it. But there... Read more →
symptoms of arthritis

Common Symptoms of Arthritis

Shutterstock/ Image Point FR Arthritis is a common disease. It’s estimated that around the world over 350 million people have arthritis. And it becomes even more common the older you get. But even though arthritis is not an unusual disease... Read more →
ECT treatment

Is ECT Treatment Safe?

Image: Shutterstock/ sfam_photo ECT treatment has to be one of the most dreaded procedures in the history of medicine. Mention ECT treatment- or as it’s popularly known, “electro-shock therapy”- to someone and it fills their... Read more →
hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

What is Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy?

Image: Shutterstock/ One Photo Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a devastating condition that affects the lining of the heart. But even though it’s fairly common, not that many people know much about it. And that’s dangerous because... Read more →
TENS therapy

How Does TENS Therapy Work?

Image: Shutterstock/ microgen TENS therapy is a pretty common treatment for any condition that causes muscle pain, like fibromyalgia. And if you spend any time reading about these kinds of conditions, or in a physical therapist’s office... Read more →
lupus rash

What Causes Lupus Rash?

Image: Shutterstock/ Tashatuvango One of the worst symptoms of lupus has to be the characteristic rash it causes. Commonly called a “butterfly rash” from the distinctive shape it creates across your face, the lupus rash makes life... Read more →
sjogren's syndrome

Common Sjogren’s Symptoms

Image: Shutterstock/ maroke Sjogren’s syndrome is a painful condition that causes a wide range of symptoms. Many Sjogren’s symptoms can even mimic the symptoms of fibromyalgia. And many are hard to distinguish from the symptoms of... Read more →
arthritis symptoms

How to Treat Arthritis Symptoms

Image: Shutterstock/ JPC-PROD Arthritis symptoms can make life miserable. After all, the stiff, swollen joints and agonizing pain leave you unable to do a lot of the daily things you once enjoyed. And in spite of all the medical advances we’ve... Read more →
arthritis medications

The Best Arthritis Medications

Image: Shutterstock/ Hriana Arthritis is often a hard condition to treat with medication. First, there are a lot of different kinds of arthritis, which makes it difficult to treat with a single medication. Secondly, arthritis is often a physical condition... Read more →
electroconvulsive therapy

Electroshock Therapy and Fibromyalgia

Image: Shutterstock.com/ Image Point Fr Electroshock therapy scares a lot of people. That makes sense given that we usually think of it as someone being strapped to a table and electrocuted. But in the past few decades, we’ve re-examined... Read more →
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