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What Causes Sjögren’s Syndrome?

What Causes Sjögren’s Syndrome?

Sjögren's Syndrome is a chronic disease that can affect many parts of the body, but it primarily affects the glands that produce tears and saliva. It is estimated that 1 to 4 million Americans have the condition, but many are unaware of their diagnosis. If you have...

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How is Osteoporosis Treated?

How is Osteoporosis Treated?

Osteoporosis is a condition that causes bones to weaken, making them more prone to break. The good news is that many treatment options are available for those suffering from this condition. This blog post will discuss the different treatment methods available. Who...

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What Are The Symptoms of Sjögren’s Syndrome?

What Are The Symptoms of Sjögren’s Syndrome?

Pronounced as show-grins, Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease that is estimated to affect as many as four million Americans. Sjögren’s syndrome can be difficult to diagnose due to the complexity of the disease, but the two most common symptoms that patients...

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What Causes Spondyloarthritis?

What Causes Spondyloarthritis?

Spondyloarthritis isn’t just one type of arthritis. Instead, it refers to a group of inflammatory diseases that mainly affect the spine and pelvis. However, it can also impact limbs and the end of bones where the tendons and ligaments attach. This blog post will...

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What Does Vasculitis Look Like?

What Does Vasculitis Look Like?

Vasculitis is not a specific disease; rather, the term refers to a group of rare diseases that cause inflammation of blood vessels, including arteries and veins. Inflammation of blood vessels can eventually lead to a thickening of the blood vessel walls, which reduces...

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What are the Signs of Lupus?

What are the Signs of Lupus?

Lupus is a chronic and complex autoimmune disease that can affect almost any part of the body, causing widespread inflammation and sometimes tissue and organ damage. While the signs of lupus vary, the most affected areas include joints, skin, the brain, lungs,...

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What is the Treatment for Myositis?

What is the Treatment for Myositis?

Myositis, which can be directly translated to “muscle inflammation”, encompasses any condition that causes inflammation to muscles. It is caused by white blood cells, whose normal role is to act as a protector in your body’s immune system. In this case, though,...

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What Are The Signs Of Polymyalgia Rheumatica?

What Are The Signs Of Polymyalgia Rheumatica?

Polymyalgia Rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder that can develop after the age of 50, which causes muscle pains and stiffness. Thankfully, treatment options are available, and we’re here to break down your options along with more information about the signs of...

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Living a Better Life with Giant Cell Arteritis

Living a Better Life with Giant Cell Arteritis

Until the day you received your diagnosis, you likely had never heard of Giant Cell Arteritis. It is not featured in any TV ads, and it does not receive a lot of press. Because of the lack of coverage, you may have difficulty finding information on what you can expect...

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