Friday, March 27, 2015

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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

A Beginner’s Guide to RA: Coping with Prednisone Mood Swings

Prednisone. It’s a double-edged sword. This medication can be an excellent tool to address rheumatoid arthritis (RA) flares, as well as a host of other medical conditions. When a bad flare has sidelined you, prednisone can help you to quickly get back on your feet.

 

On the other hand, the Read moreChevron

posted 03/25/2015, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Have You Signed Up to Receive the MS HealthCentral Newsletter?

HealthCentral has launched the new MS Newsletter. It's easy to subscribe here. For those who did not see our first monthly newsletter this past Friday, I’m posting the contents below. You can also Read moreChevron

posted 03/23/2015, comments (0)|
Alisha Bridges

Alisha Bridges, Health Guide

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Just a girl trying to defeat psoriasis.

Clear Skin Brings New Fears

I never thought the day would come where my skin would be clear of psoriasis. Although not perfect, Stelara (a biologic) has rid my skin of psoriasis by 80 percent. The treatment requires shots every 3 months, and I’ve been on the drug for about 6 months. I was originally against the use of biologics because of the possible side effects,... Read moreChevron

Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Folic Acid Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis

In the world of rheumatoid arthritis, the subject of folic acid is forever tied to methotrexate. A discussion of one is incomplete without the other. In searching the medical literature for articles related to ‘rheumatoid arthritis and folate (folic acid)’, I discovered that most of the titles of the articles include mention of... Read moreChevron

posted 01/28/2015, comments (0)|
Jackie Zimmerman

Jackie Zimmerman, Health Guide

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IBD advocate living with ulcerative colitis and multiple sclerosis

How to Make It Through the Bad Days

If I’m truthful, it’s been a long time since I’ve had a really bad day. My life these days is pretty stable and sometimes I forget how great that is until I really think about it. Lately, I spend more time trying to help other people through their rough days than I do wading through my own. But trying to help other people... Read moreChevron

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