Do Oral Contraceptives Play Positive Role in Rheumatoid Arthritis

For over 10 million American women taking oral contraceptives (OC), the intention is safe birth control. However, there could be another positive, tangent effect: managing early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptoms.   Since the 1970s, doctors have been debating the notion that hormonal therapy could offer a protective effect over...

Glucosamine And Knee Brace Helpful For Knee Pain Management And Joint Protection

Procedures such as total knee replacement are among the measures that people with arthritis resort to. Osteoarthritis which is the most common form of arthritis is extremely painful and debilitating. The good news is that there are remedies believed to save sufferers from resorting to a surgery.   Knee...

Using Apremilast For Psoratic Arthritis? Not Recommended By NICE

The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published final draft guidance which does not recommend Celgene’s apremilast (Otezla) for adults with active psoriatic arthritis that has either not responded to disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) therapy, or where such therapy is not tolerated.   Psoriatic arthritis...

Severe Arthritis Pain Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Symptoms

Found another in depth resource on Rheumatoid Arthritis. Take a look below and let me know your thoughts. Rheumatoid arthritis is often called a “silent disease.” Why? Unlike many other illnesses, you can’t always tell when a person with RA is feeling their worst.   That’s just one of the...

Ways To Treat Severe Arthritis Pain

A heel spur develops as an abnormal growth of the heel bone. Treating Severe Arthritis Pain Thumb Diagnosis Osteo tenderness and aggravations of the joints are the main evidences of arthritis. Sjogren syndrome is a chronic disorder characterized by immune-mediated destruction of exocrine glands predominantly but not exclusively the...