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One in four American adults experience disability due to arthritis, according to a recent report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Approximately 54 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with some form of… Read More
In case you missed it, here is Bel Marra Health’s weekly health news roundup, featuring information on ruptured eardrums, stomach bloating, clay-colored stool, and osteoarthritis.
A ruptured or perforated eardrum is… Read More
March is kidney month as detailed by the American Kidney Fund. In recognition, here is Bel Marra Health’s kidney health update, featuring information on rheumatoid arthritis, nephrotic syndrome, kidney damage, and yoga to improve kidney health.
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Those with the skin disease psoriasis may be at an increased risk for developing psoriatic arthritis if they also suffer from depression. This link has been confirmed by a new study recently published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology and… Read More
Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis caused by wear and tear of the joints. This is most common among seniors as the accumulated years of joint movement wears down the cartilage – the protective layer in between the joints –… Read More
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences have found eight genes that may explain the inverse relationship between schizophrenia and rheumatoid arthritis. Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder, while rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that occurs… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis patients are at an increased risk for chronic kidney disease. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found that rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients have a higher risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) along with an increase in inflammation within… Read More
In case you missed it, here is Bel Marra Health’s weekly health news roundup, featuring information on arthritis treatment, diabetic kidney disease, and numbness and tingling in the legs.
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In case you missed it, here is Bel Marra Health’s roundup on osteopenia— decreased bone density—featuring information on what factors contribute to bone loss, natural treatment options, anti-inflammatory diet tips for stronger bones, and how psoriasis affects bone density.
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Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis are developing a new treatment for arthritis that can ease symptoms and make existing medications more effective. Injuries such as a twisted ankle, broken hip, and torn knee cartilage can have long-term side… Read More
New research published in Science Translational Medicine has revealed a bacterial link between Crohn’s disease and arthritis. Crohn’s is a form of inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, that causes abdominal pain and diarrhea, and patients have also reported experiencing… Read More
Osteoarthritis (degenerative arthritis) is a type of arthritis where the cartilage wears away, and it is usually associated with aging. There can be inflammation in osteoarthritis, but it is not a major characteristic of the condition, so a person who simply… Read More
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