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Painful knee osteoarthritis linked to higher mortality risk in women than hand osteoarthritis

Painful knee osteoarthritis is linked to higher mortality risk in women compared to hand osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a progressive form of arthritis which worsens over time. Osteoarthritis damages the articular cartilage and the joints. Knee osteoarthritis, specifically, is becoming a growing problem as the population continues to grow old. Women are typically worse off with here to read more

Celiac disease, Crohn’s disease share common symptoms and part of their genetic background

Celiac disease and Crohn’s disease are two common inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) that not only share common symptoms but also part of their genetic background. In both celiac disease and Crohn’s disease there is inflammation of the intestines but how that inflammation is triggered differs. Celiac disease is intolerance to gluten and so when a here to read more

Sjögren’s syndrome may raise heart attack, stroke, pulmonary hypertension risk

Sjögren’s syndrome may raise the risk of heart attack, stroke and pulmonary hypertension, according to research. Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune inflammatory disease; the body’s immune system attacks the glands where fluid is excreted, like the tear or saliva glands. When this occurs the eyes are unable to produce tears, the mouth becomes very dry here to read more


Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus) can cause brain fog, memory problems

Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus) can cause brain fog and memory problems. Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease caused by the body’s immune system attacking itself – also known as an autoimmune disease. Unfortunately, lupus can affect joints, skin, the kidneys, blood cells, the heart, lungs and the brain. When lupus affects the brain is can here to read more

Dysphagia risk due to myositis, dermatomyositis and polymyositis

Dysphagia risk is due to myositis, dermatomyositis and polymyositis. Myositis is a condition referring to inflammation of the muscles. Symptoms of myositis include muscles weakness, tripping, falling, and fatigue after standing or walking. It can also feel similar to having a constant flu. Dermatomyositis is a condition that affects the skin and the muscles and here to read more

Cholecystitis (gallbladder inflammation): Causes, types and treatment

Cholecystitis is inflammation of the gallbladder. The gallbladder is a sac-like organ located just below the liver, on the upper right side of the abdomen. The gallbladder temporarily stores the bile produced by the liver. Bile is a fat-digesting liquid, which is released during digestion into the small intestine in order to break down fats. here to read more

Temporal arteritis (giant cell arteritis) risk, relation to polymyalgia rheumatica

Temporal arteritis, also known as giant cell arteritis or GCA, is a rare autoimmune disease, but for the roughly 500,000 Americans who currently suffer from it, the condition can be further aggravated by its relation to another immune disorder. Temporal arteritis or giant cell arteritis is inflammation and damage to the blood vessels that supply here to read more

12 Foods that Help Fight Joint Pain

Now that you’re older, you probably experience more joint pain than ever. All those years of running around, and maybe even experiencing a few breaks or fractures, have finally caught up with you. Some days, the pain is simply too bad to even get out of bed. Living with joint pain can be debilitating and here to read more

Sjögren’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus overlap

Inflammatory systemic autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and Sjögren’s syndrome, have all been found to overlap. Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to produce antibodies that produce widespread inflammation all over the body and can result in tissue damage. Any part of the body, including the skin, joints, brain, here to read more