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Diets and Foods for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Sarah Lewis, PharmD<p>Was this helpful?<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Ask the right questions at your next doctor's appointment.<p>Symptoms of autoimmune disease often …

RA Treatment: The Future Is Now

Chris Iliades, MD<p>Was this helpful?<p>The treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has come so far and so fast in the last few years that you could say the …

What Rheumatoid Arthritis Does to the Hands and Wrists

Paige Greenfield<p>Was this helpful?<p>Your hands and wrists are made up of many small joints. These joints work together to allow you to do everything …

What Rheumatoid Arthritis Does to Your Heart

Linda Wasmer Andrews<p>Was this helpful?<p>When you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you’re sure to notice any painful, swollen joints. But it’s important …

The Risks of Not Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis

<b>Your joints.</b> As RA progresses, it starts to destroy cartilage and bone within an affected joint. This destructive process begins within the first …

Treatments for Stubborn Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diana Kelly<p>Was this helpful?<p>People who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) know all too well the aches, pains and creaky joints that are a part of …

The Secret To Treating Autoimmune Disease May Lie In The Gut

An estimated 50 million Americans ― that’s 20 percent of the general population ― suffer from autoimmune diseases like lupus, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis, and many experts say that number is rising at an alarming rate.<p>Autoimmunity occurs when the immune system begins attacking the …

Medical Research

Breakthrough Bioelectronic Treatment Could Bring Relief To Rheumatoid Arthritis Sufferers

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — There has been a possible breakthrough in treatment for millions of rheumatoid arthritis sufferers in the U.S.<p>Instead of …

Immune System

How to Learn About Buddhism

A Guide for the Completely Befuddled Beginner<p>Although Buddhism has been practiced in the West since the early 19th century, it's still alien to most …

Meditation

Scientists make critical insights into T-cell development

Mutations in the gene encoding the enzyme protein tyrosine phosphatase N2 (PTPN2) have been associated with the development of autoimmune disease …

Type 1 Diabetes

Taking the pill lowers women's risk of getting arthritis

Taking the pill for more than 7 years cuts women's arthritis risk by almost 20%.<p>Taking the pill could significantly reduce women's chances of …

Borderline Personality Disorder - From Hell to Recovery (by Amy Evans)

<b>By Amy Evans</b><p>I once believed suicide was my only option. I had developed belief systems in my childhood that I was unaware of until i was 26 years …

Our 'Second Brain' - And Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Mood

Hidden in the walls of our digestive system is something extraordinary. Scientists have known about it for a while, but new technology is taking the …

Wellness

Why Borderline Personality Disorder is like “The Perfect Storm”

Facebook TwitterPinterestGoogle+RedditViberLinkedInWhatsApp<p><i>**The ideas contained in this post are the opinions of the writer and communicated without</i> …

Misplaced Guilt and Shame

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The Function and Futility of Self-Judgment in Borderline Personality Disorder

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Empathy

Invalidation, how it affects our emotions and can lead to Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

<b>Invalidation</b><p><b>Invalidating environment – what is it?</b><p>An invalidating environment is one where the people around you don’t help you to deal with your …

Mental Health

Psychiatric disorders that often co-occur with Borderline personality disorder – BPD

<b>Psychiatric disorders that often co-occur with BPD</b><p>BPD comes with a lot of baggage. Most people have at least one other psychiatric disorder and some …

Difference Between Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder

Recently on our Facebook Page, Vicky posted the following:<p>I was diagnosed bipolar II at the age of 20 but because bipolar type II is so similar to …

The Two Truths in Mahayana Buddhism

What Is Reality?<p>What is reality? Dictionaries tell us that reality is "the state of things as they actually exist." In Mahayana Buddhism, reality is …

Spirituality

Karma and Rebirth

What's the Connection?<p>Although most westerners have heard of karma, there's still a lot of confusion about what it means. For example, many seem to …

Paralyzed by Fear of Failure? Here's How to Break Free and Succeed | Inc.com

Have you ever made a mistake in business? Have you ever been afraid of failing in your career? Whether living with the self-judgment of past mistakes or anticipation of something that might befall you tomorrow, performing today with these pressures sets you up to fail now. Instead, focusing your …

Motivation

70 Powerful Habits That Will Get Your Life Back on Track | Inc.com

<i>What can I do to quickly get myself back on track? originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Understand that life is the ultimate video game: It keeps leveling up, and you have to level up with it.<br>• Do …

Self-improvement

Five Zen Principles to Live By

Practical wisdom that instantly improves your life<p>I love practical advice that you can immediately apply to your life. And Zen, a school of Mahayana …

4 Ways to Retrain Your Brain to Be Smarter, Happier, and Healthier | Inc.com

A lot of people may assume the secret to success and becoming the next Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, or Richard Branson requires starting a specific productivity hack. But that is the furthest thing from the truth.<p>If you dig a little deeper, you'll learn that the commonality of the top leaders and …

Productivity

Children exposed to complications at birth at risk of autism, study finds

Children who were exposed to complications shortly before or during birth, including birth asphyxia and preeclampsia, were more likely to develop …

Dublin-based scientists find an area of the brain linked to autism

Team believes discovery points towards new therapies<p>Wed, Jan 4, 2017, 11:45 Updated: Wed, Jan 4, 2017, 13:09<p>The team ran brain scans on people with …

News (Ireland)

Learning to distinguish “fear” from “fear of fear” is key to leading a happy life

There’s one piece of advice that’s always stuck with me: “The only way to not be scared of being punched in the face is being punched in the face.” This is quite true, as I learned after receiving the first (and only) punch in my life. Late one night, I inadvertently bumped into someone outside a …