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The Connection Between Crohn’s and Osteoporosis

The Connection Between Crohn’s and Osteoporosis

by Yenny (SU)
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) usually occurring in the lower part of the small intestine (ileum), although it can affect any part of the digestive tract. The inflammation penetrates the lining of the affected organ or area causing significant pain, discomfort, and diarrhea.

Is Your Chronic Pain a Sign of Something Bigger?

Is Your Chronic Pain a Sign of Something Bigger?

by Holly (SU)
Chronic pain is a common term applied to pain that lasts more than three to six months. Some chronic pain is attributed to a diagnosable health condition; other times the cause has yet to be determined or will remain unknown.

Poison Ivy, Myths Debunked

Poison Ivy, Myths Debunked

by Yenny (SU)
You go hiking or walking in the beautiful nature, and are so carefree, you don’t stop and think to realize that sometimes there are plants or foliage that could be poisonous or irritate your skin. But, then you get home and start feeling super itchy and overtime a rash or bumps gradually start to appear on your skin.

Preventing Illness if I Have an Autoimmune Disease

Preventing Illness if I Have an Autoimmune Disease

by Yenny (SU)
An autoimmune disease occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks healthy parts of your own body. Treatment for autoimmune diseases focuses on managing symptoms and preventing illness. It’s essential to work in close partnership with your doctor and other healthcare providers to develop and follow a treatment plan to prevent illness, promote health, and ensure a full, active life.

Guidance on the Mumps and Shingles Vaccines

Guidance on the Mumps and Shingles Vaccines

by Yenny (SU)
From sitting in an oatmeal bath to wearing mittens on our hands to keep from scratching too vigorously, many of us have not-so-fond memories of chickenpox.