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Are You Undermining Your Health by Eating These 7 Foods That Cause Inflammation?

The foods you eat can seriously impact inflammation levels in your body. Some foods help to quell out-of-control inflammation while others fan the flames. In this article, we’ll discuss how to reduce inflammation in the body, the health risks of...

Cordyceps: An Amino Acid-Rich Medicinal Mushroom

More and more people now know about the incredible health benefits of medicinal mushrooms, like cordyceps. You can find mushroom teas, powders, capsules and more featuring cordyceps and extolling their extraordinary perks. A downside of all this attention is that...

Psoriasis Diet: Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid

An autoimmune disease, psoriasis is a condition in which the immune system attacks healthy skin tissue, resulting in a faster turnover of cells. Because the body can’t get rid of the excess skin cells quickly enough, they build up, resulting...

What Is Psoriasis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

A chronic skin condition, psoriasis affects up to 2.2% of Americans. Still, many people know next to nothing about this debilitating illness. So, what is psoriasis, anyway? A disease in which the life cycle of skin cells is accelerated, psoriasis...

Hashimoto’s Disease: When the Thyroid Sleeps on the Job

Hashimoto’s disease, or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, is named after Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto, a Japanese physician and scientist. In the early 20th century, Dr. Hashimoto discovered a new form of thyroiditis, or inflammation of the thyroid gland. That new form of thyroiditis...

Types of Juvenile Arthritis and the Best Course of Treatment

Juvenile arthritis affects nearly 300,000 children in this country and can make enjoying the activities of adolescence challenging. This disease has many subcategories, including inflammatory, rheumatic, and autoimmune diseases that affect the joints of children before their 18th birthday. Luckily...

What Is Psoriatic Arthritis? Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of inflammatory arthritis that can affect a person with the skin disease psoriasis. It may target any joint in your body, and symptoms vary from person to person. In some individuals, psoriatic arthritis is mild,...

Pernicious Anemia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Anemia is a common condition in which one does not have enough red blood cells or has blood cells that do not function properly. The result is a lack of oxygen flow to the body’s organs and tissues. There are...

Sjogren’s Syndrome: When It’s More Than Just Dry Eyes and Dry Mouth

Everyone suffers from the occasional dry mouth or dry eyes. Usually, upping the hydration and using over-the-counter eye drops will clear up symptoms. But if symptoms persist or get worse, there could be an underlying cause, such as Sjogren’s syndrome....

Lymph Node Inflammation (Lymphadenitis): Causes and Treatments

Your lymph nodes can become inflamed for a variety of reasons, including an infection or a virus that causes your lymph nodes to swell. Lymph node inflammation is called lymphadenitis, and the symptoms that pop up depend on the cause...