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Rheumatoid Arthritis, RA, is an autoimmune disease that begins with inflammation in the lining (synovium) of small joint bones such as those in the fingers, wrist, knees, feet, and ankles (usually affecting both sides of the body evenly). Although categorized as autoimmune, the exact cause, what triggers the onset of rheumatoid arthritis, is not well […]

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Although there is no cure for osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, the two most common forms of arthritis, there are ways to reduce joint pain. First, consult your doctor about the type of arthritis you have in case it can be cured, and then consider finding a physical therapist to guide you through a personalized treatment […]

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Inflammation is a naturally occurring (and necessary) process of your body. When cells become damaged, or if a pathogen enters into the body, your immune system responds be beginning the process of inflammation and getting rid of any damaged cells. Normally, the body carefully regulates the amount and duration of inflammation. Omega-3 fatty acids “turn […]

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) can be a painful, life long condition if not properly cared for, but can be difficult to recognize. It’s important to know whether you’re showing ulcerative colitis symptoms, or crohns disease symptoms, the two biggest forms of inflammatory bowel disease. Generally, ulcerative colitis symptoms and crohns disease symptoms are treated the […]

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Inflammatory bowel disease is usually first diagnosed at a young age, although it may by symptomless for years prior to diagnoses. Unfortunately, inflammatory bowel disease is one of those conditions that can be difficult to diagnose, requiring extensive testing and samples for confirmation and to rule out other diseases with similar symptoms or diseases that […]

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