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Joint Pain and Proteins? What’s The Link?

September 15, 2021 275 Views

More often than not, we find ourselves complaining about joint pain. It doesn’t matter if you’re old or young. Chronic or persistent pain could mean that you may have a condition known as arthritis. It is a disorder that can be managed easily by lifestyle changes and proper medication. Some proteins have been linked to … Continue reading “Joint Pain and Proteins? What’s The Link?”

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This is what you should know about a dislocated kneecap

August 30, 2021 689 Views

A dislocated kneecap occurs when the front bone of the knee, known as patella bone, misaligns. When this happens, the tissues that keep the bone intact may outstretch and rip apart. Dislocation of the kneecap commonly occurs during a sudden change in direction while the feet are stick to the ground. Dancing or playing sports … Continue reading “This is what you should know about a dislocated kneecap”

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Why do I have a sudden sharp pain under my right rib cage?

August 15, 2021 9902 Views

Your abdomen is made up of 4 quadrants. The part of your body under your right rib cage is called the upper right quadrant, and sudden sharp pain in this area can impact the nearby organs such as the kidney, liver, and gallbladder. You shouldn’t worry too much about this pain, but it’s good to … Continue reading “Why do I have a sudden sharp pain under my right rib cage?”

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Why Do I Have Pain on Top of My Foot?

July 15, 2021 5529 Views

It’s common to experience pain at the top of the top. This foot ache can be a cause of discomfort while walking or simply just standing. The pain on the upper side of the foot can be slight or sometimes severe, which depends on the cause and the degree of injury. What causes pain on … Continue reading “Why Do I Have Pain on Top of My Foot?”

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What Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Feel Like?

June 30, 2021 1135 Views

Let’s face it, aches and pain are annoying. But thankfully, most of them are occasional and usually occur as we age. But knowing “what does arthritis feel like?” is important, especially if you’re feeling joint pain and stiffness in different body parts. This will help you get timely treatment, as early treatment always has positive … Continue reading “What Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Feel Like?”

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Reasons to See a Pediatric Rheumatologist

June 15, 2021 628 Views

Does your child feel tired or weak during school? Is your child experiencing pain, swelling, or unusual stiffness in their joints? If yes, your child may be suffering from a medical condition named rheumatism. To be sure, it is advisable to bring your child to a pediatric rheumatologist for diagnosis. There, your rheumatologist will perform … Continue reading “Reasons to See a Pediatric Rheumatologist”

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Vaccination And RA For Patients: Rheumatology Care Of North Houston

April 30, 2021 610 Views

Having an autoimmune disease like rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can cause your immune system’s functions to be suppressed due to medication needed to control RA. So, with this new disease, COVID-19, being rife, it can be extremely dangerous for patients with RA. Due to rheumatoid arthritis suppressing the immune system, it is always wise to ensure … Continue reading “Vaccination And RA For Patients: Rheumatology Care Of North Houston”

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How Stress Affects Rheumatoid Arthritis

April 15, 2021 381 Views

Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that over 1.3 million Americans currently live with. If you are one of them, gaining a deeper understanding of the autoimmune disease is essential. The role that stress can play in affecting symptoms should be at the top of your agenda. Knowledge is power and will support your bid to … Continue reading “How Stress Affects Rheumatoid Arthritis”

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Gout Diet: 7 Foods to Eat, 7 Foods to Avoid

March 30, 2021 11142 Views

Why do certain foods cause painful gout symptoms? Our bodies produce uric acid as it digests some types of foods and excess uric acid can accumulate in our joints as crystals. Healthy individuals can usually filter out much of the extra uric acid; however, for those who have underlying health conditions or elderly adults whose … Continue reading “Gout Diet: 7 Foods to Eat, 7 Foods to Avoid”

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What is a Rheumatoid Factor Test? Do You Need One?

March 15, 2021 671 Views

A rheumatoid factor test is often ordered by a primary care physician before a patient is referred for specialist care or your rheumatologist may order the test to help pinpoint a diagnosis. The results, whether negative or positive, can provide useful information when trying to find the source of your symptoms. Rheumatoid Factors What are … Continue reading “What is a Rheumatoid Factor Test? Do You Need One?”

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