Arthritis

How to Put a Stop to Catastrophic Thinking

Source: Public Domain<p>Cognitive distortions are errors in thinking. The phrase refers to our irrational and exaggerated thoughts—thoughts that have no …

'It was life or death': Selena Gomez thanks her doctors for life-saving kidney transplant

• <b>Selena Gomez was honored Monday night at the Lupus Research Alliance Annual Gala.</b>• <b><br>The singer spoke to the crowd about the chronic autoimmune disease she was diagnosed with over five years ago.</b>• <b><br>Gomez opened up about the life-saving kidney surgery she needed over the summer as a result of her lupus.</b>• <b><br>She</b> …

Selena Gomez

C.J.: Kim Insley has shed no tears since being dropped after 24 years by KARE 11

“Mornings were such a fun day part,” said Kim Insley, the former KARE 11 “Sunrise” anchor who was dropped by the station in October after 24 years. …

Minneapolis

For Teenager, ‘What I See in the Mirror Is Not What I Am’

Putting thoughts to paper is the most surefire way for Manasia Horne to express herself, especially when it comes to uncomfortable subjects.<p>“I’m not usually the talking type, to talk about my real feelings,” she said. “I write about it and I make you read.”<p>A few times in the past, Ms. Horne wrote …

Education

Your Friend Just Got Diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis. What the Heck?

<b>First of all, what is Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)</b>?<p>Wait, how do you even pronounce it?<p>Ankylosing Spondylitis (An-kee-low-sing Spon-dih-lite-us) is a …

Having a chronic illness doesn’t mean I can’t have a life

Having a chronic illness doesn’t mean I can’t have a life.<p>Two years ago I had an operation to have my large bowel removed after a nasty bout of …

Trials bring hope for world-first rheumatoid arthritis treatment

Human trials of an innovative treatment for rheumatoid arthritis developed by The University of Queensland have begun in Brisbane.<p>DEN-181, a …

Medicine

Caregivers need help navigating the opioid crisis

Politicians, pharmaceutical companies, physicians, patients, attorneys, law enforcement, and the common citizen have all weighed in on the public …

Pain

We Champion You - The Blurt Foundation

<i>“Sometimes you guys take a seed of a thought which is in my head and turn it in to poetry and clarity. Thank you.”</i><p><i>“Thanks very much! It’s a breath of</i> …

Psoriasis tied to higher risk of serious liver disease

(Reuters Health) - People with chronic inflammatory disorders like psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis may have an increased risk of developing serious liver damage, a recent study suggests.<p>These inflammatory disorders are often treated with methotrexate, a medication linked to an increased risk of …

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Any Runner Can Get Osteoarthritis–Here’s How To Avoid It

It’s called post-traumatic osteoarthritis and, based on a recent study by orthopedists and rehabilitation specialists at the University of Iowa, it …

Running

Full transcript of 'ME - The Movie' - 9 November 2017.

<b>This is a full transcript of 'ME - The Movie' as presented by Natasha Lipman and first broadcast on 9 November 2017.</b><p>NATASHA - Hi, this is Inside Ouch. I'm Natasha Lipman. If you're streaming this interview over the web please subscribe to BBC Ouch as a podcast wherever you usually get your podcasts …

Preventing progression from arthralgia to arthritis: targeting the right patients

Altmetric: 9<p>More detail<p>Review<p>Hanna W. van Steenbergen<p>Hanna W. van Steenbergen obtained her medical degree in 2012 from Leiden University, Leiden, The …

Research

Study lists 33 foods proven to relieve rheumatoid arthritis

A review of existing research, published in the journal <i>Frontiers in Nutrition</i>, lists foods that have been proven to relieve the symptoms of …

Medicine

Arthritis in hands: Symptoms, treatment, and home remedies

Many bones in the body, including those of the wrists and hands, are protected by cartilage. Cartilage can wear down over time. As a result, a person …

Pain

5 weight training tips for people with arthritis

Strength training is good for just about everyone. It's especially beneficial for people with arthritis. When properly done as part of a larger …

Exercise

Gold Thread Acupuncture for Rheumatoid Arthritis — NEJM

Page Views<p>Page view data are collected daily and posted on the second day after collection. Page views include both html and pdf views of an …

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Are you on anti-depressants? Be warned it may lead to increase in bone diseases

Consuming opioids and anti-depressants may increase the risk of developing bone fractures among people who are already suffering from rheumatoid …

Pain

Treat the Aches & Pains of Aging | Cannabis Now

Topicals and edibles are offering pain management solutions for seniors seeking relief for arthritis. [dropcap]A[/dropcap]lmost half of adults aged …

Pain

The Future of JAK Inhibitors for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Last month, AbbVie reported two patient deaths during a late-stage clinical trial for arthritis drug upadacitinib.<p>The pharmaceutical company said the …

Health

Help Spread Awareness of RSD/CRPS This November 2017

By Suzanne Stewart<p>Imagine that one moment you are walking around, sipping lemonade at a Summer arts festival and the next you are admitted into a …

Chronic Pain

10 of the best Crohn's disease blogs for 2017

Crohn's disease can be difficult and stressful, but methods of managing it come in many forms. Blogs can help to build your knowledge of the disease, …

Medicine

An Open Letter To Recovery Advocates: We Must Not Forget About Those Living With Chronic Pain

Unintended consequences are a thing when it comes to any policy changes. I happen to believe that those of us who advocated for policies resulting in unintended consequences do bear the responsibility of acknowledging, owning and addressing them. For me, one of the most monumental accidental …

Pain

Your Health And Environmental Health: 2 Sides Of The Same Coin

Globally air pollution is responsible for 6.7% of all deaths and 7.6% of DALY’s lost. In India, 0.59 and 0.92 million deaths annually are due to …

Pollution

Miss Manners: ‘Chronic mistake-maker’ must also be chronic apologizer

<i>Dear Miss Manners: Does etiquette have any guidance for the chronic mistake-maker?</i><p><i>I am 40 years old, and I have spent most of my life losing items seconds after they leave my hands, making wrong turns, forgetting names and being lost for words when polite replies are most needed. These things</i> …

Lifestyle

Man left feeling physically ill after his KFC chicken find

A man has been left disgusted after finding a plaster deep fried into a piece of KFC chicken.<p>Lewis Nethercott gets a takeaway with his colleagues on …

Chicken Recipes

Rheumatoid arthritis rash: Causes, treatment, and images

Rheumatoid arthritis causes joint pain, swelling, inflammation, and nodes or hard lumps under the skin.<p>Often associated with deformities in the hands …

Pain

Selena Gomez Had a Second Surgery After Kidney Transplant Complications

"I started hyperventilating and there was so much pain there."<p>Over the summer, Selena Gomez underwent a life-saving kidney transplant as a part of treatment for her Lupus diagnosis. The singer first revealed last month on Instagram that she underwent the procedure, and spotlighted her friend and …

Francia Raisa

Phil Mickelson’s Story with Psoriatic Arthritis

Golfer Phil Mickelson’s mystery pain<p>Championship pro golfer Phil Mickelson was working out hard, preparing to compete in the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble …

Pain

People with chronic illnesses and disabilities get their own media channel with The Mighty

There’s a corkboard in the kitchen at the office of The Mighty, the social network for people with chronic illnesses, mental health disorders and disabilities, which has pictures and letters from many of the site’s thousands of contributors and readers who have benefited from the stories the site …

Startups