ehrlichiosis

What is Ehrlichiosis?

Image: Shutterstock/ designer491 Scientists are predicting that this year could be the worst in years, and a result, they’re predicting that cases of tick-borne illnesses will become more common as well. There are a few reasons for that.... Read more →
Lyme disease symptoms

10 Common Lyme Disease Symptoms

Image: Shutterstock/ AnastasiaKopa Every summer, people trade in winter clothes for shorts and head outside. But that means the possibility of tick bites, which also means the possibility of Lyme disease. So as summer approaches, it’s... Read more →
lupus causes

What are Some Common Lupus Causes?

Image: Shutterstock/creativa images Lupus is a frightening disease to be diagnosed with. That’s partly because the effects of it can be so devastating and partly because lots of people don’t know much about it. Of course, we hear... Read more →
fibromyalgia pain

How to Deal with Fibromyalgia Pain

Image: Shutterstock/ charnsitr The pain of fibromyalgia can ruin your life completely. More than the fatigue or the wide variety of unusual symptoms like tingling limbs and Raynaud’s syndrome, the pain of fibromyalgia is what makes it... Read more →
arthritis pain

Arthritis Pain: How to Manage Arthritis Pain

Image: Shutterstock/ JPC-PROD Arthritis pain is devastating to try to live with. It leaves your joints feeling achy and stiff and simply trying to do the most basic tasks with arthritis can leave you in agony. But not only is arthritis debilitating,... Read more →
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 →
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