The Connection Between Gum Disease And Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Connection Between Gum Disease And Rheumatoid Arthritis

Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, and rheumatoid arthritis are two chronic diseases that the average person will not find as connected. However, recent research is showing otherwise. Before going into the more medical and scientific explanations about their link, it is just right to know about the two diseases and how they […]

What Is Psoriatic Arthritis and How To Treat It Naturally

What Is Psoriatic Arthritis and How To Treat It Naturally

Some people confuse psoriasis with psoriatic arthritis yet the two conditions are totally different. Psoriasis is a skin disease that manifests with scaly rashes, crumbling nails and causes itching. About a third of people with psoriasis develop an inflammatory type of arthritis referred to as psoriatic arthritis. This is an autoimmune condition which occurs when […]

Avoid Side Effects: List of Drugs to Swap with Turmeric

Avoid Side Effects List of Drugs to Swap with Turmeric

Within the next four years, chronic disease is estimated to be responsible for 75% of deaths worldwide. Chronic disease costs the U.S. trillions of dollars between treating people and looking for new treatments. However, our healthcare system relies heavily on prescription medications that also come with dangerous side effects, such as mental disorders, weakening the […]

A Scary Condition That Caused Her Chapped Lips

A Scary Condition That Caused Her Chapped Lips A young person who declined to share her name recently posted on CureZone’s exfoliative cheilitis message board to seek help answers concerning her chapped lips. She stated that it seemed as if her lips produced too much skin. Her yellowed, flaky lips were embarrassing to her, and she […]

How to Know If Your Child Has Asthma? 15 Common Signs and Symptoms

How to Know If Your Child Has Asthma? 15 Common Signs and Symptoms Asthma in children usually can’t be detected in a day or two. This is the most common chronic disease in children and the prevalence of this disease is increasing daily. Per recent CDC data, asthma affects approximately 7 million children in the […]

MS Warning Signs

MS Warning Signs MS is a chronic disease that damages the nerves in the spinal cord and brain, as well as the optic nerves. Sclerosis means scarring, and people with MS develop multiple areas of scar tissue in response to the nerve damage. Depending on where the damage occurs, symptoms may include problems with muscle […]

All You Need to Know About Pain

All You Need to Know About Pain By PositiveMed Team Edited By Stephanie Dawson Pain is a common thing that almost everyone has heard of and experienced, yet people have many misconceptions about pain and what it means. Often people associate pain with what’s going on in their arms or back but that is not […]

Hereditary Angioedema, or HAE, A Few Facts

Hereditary Angioedema, or HAE, A Few Facts By Stephanie Dawson Hereditary Angioedema, or HAE, is a rare inherited disorder also known as Quincke’s disease. Its caused by low levels of C1 inhibitor, an important protein. The hallmark symptoms include swelling, restricted breathing, abdominal cramping, and swelling of the intestines. Medical events often trigger symptoms after […]

Your Brain on Fibro

There are still some people who are uneducated about Fibromyalgia, even health care professionals, so for those of us who have it, or love someone who has it, it is essential to keep passing on information. These are pictures of a healthy brain, and a person with Fibro’s brain, with the exact same pain stimulus. […]

Saving My Own Life

Saving my own life. I do realize that sounds a bit dramatic, after all, Fibromyalgia doesn’t kill people. It does, however, ruin your life in a lot of ways. I often compare it to being a battered woman, you never know what kind of a day you’re going to have. You live in fear, unable […]

Lupus Awareness

Lupus awareness begins next month, which will be here before you know it. Fibromyalgia awareness is next month as well, and I know much more about the latter, I will try to inform and educate in both areas, remember, many symptoms overlap, and there are many people diagnosed with lupus and fibromyalgia, I am lucky […]

Mitochondrial Disease, A Few Facts

Mitochondrial Disease is rare, and therefore not as well known, as many other diseases. Mitochondria are the tiny inner parts of almost every cell in your body, they are kind of the cell muscle, which turns sugar and oxygen into energy for proper functioning. With mitochondrial disease, or disorder, the cells, for some reason, do […]

Myasthenia Gravis, A Few Facts

Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disorder that affects the neuromuscular system, which involves all nerves and the muscles that control them. The cause is unknown, and it is most common in younger women and older men, but can happen at any age. In some people the cause is thought to be related to a tumor […]

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

First of all, Rheumatoid Arthritis, or RA, is chronic inflammation of the joints, characterized by redness, swelling, and pain. With rheumatoid arthritis the inflammation generally affects both sides of the body, such as knees, wrists, hips, or hands. This symmetry helps to differentiate from other types of arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis can also affect the skin, […]

Anti-Inflammatory Foods

This poster is for everyone who suffers from chronic pain, from migraines, fibromyalgia, lupus, MS, arthritis, or any other of the things that cause chronic inflammation. It’s also a good idea to keep these in your system as a preventive measure. Food is the best and first medicine!

Lupus, Causes and Treatment

Systemic lupus erythmatosus, SLE, or lupus, is an autoimmune disease. Which means, basically, that the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue, which leads to long-term chronic inflammation. The underlying cause of lupus is unknown at this time, although some people do show symptoms of it after taking certain medications. Medications that can cause lupus […]

Fibro Stuff No One Tells You (But I Will)

Some of the things I have learned about fibromyalgia have been learned the hard way, because it started happening and I check with my wonderful support team, friends who have it, and find out that it’s quite common. I don’t know if it’s things that doctors feel uncomfortable telling you, because it’s not at all […]

Circulatory Problems, Lessened Naturally

How to Manage Poor Circulatory Problems Naturally Circulatory problems occur when the blood flow is limited to parts of the body such as hands, feet, brain, heart, and lungs. Plaque builds up in our arteries and causes the restriction of blood flow and hardening of the arterial walls. Some of the diseases that can be […]