Gum Disease and Arthritis

Gum Disease and Arthritis

Many people are affected with Rheumatoid arthritis joint disease. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have a higher possibility of having periodontal disease as compared to those who are healthy. Oral hygiene is essential to prevent gum disease that triggers RA....
Do Carpal Tunnel Shots Really Work?

Do Carpal Tunnel Shots Really Work?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling sensations of the hand and fingers. The cause of carpal tunnel syndrome is pinching of one of the large nerves as it passes through the wrist joint. Treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome...
Fight Arthritis With Food

Fight Arthritis With Food

An apple a day keeps the rheumatologist away? A number of studies have found that effective arthritis management starts in the kitchen—not the doctor’s office. To reduce inflammation and stave off arthritis pain, focus on consuming an anti-inflammatory diet rich in...
Metabolic Defects and Arthritis

Metabolic Defects and Arthritis

There may be a connection between metabolic defects and arthritis.  Autoimmunity is a biological betrayal. Your immune system is there to defend you against outsiders like viral, bacterial, fungal or protozoan pathogens and to weed out cancer cells before they become...