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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...

Do You Have an Overpronation Problem? Learn About Symptoms, Underlying Causes and Treatment Options

If you’ve ever heard someone say they have “flat feet,” what they really mean is that they have an overpronation problem. Overpronation occurs when the arch of your foot collapses downward, causing your entire foot to roll inward. This can...

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,...

What Is Spondyloarthritis? Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Spondyloarthritis is a group of diseases that cause arthritis. You also may hear it called spondyloarthropathy or, the abbreviated SpA. It is unique from other kinds of arthritis because it also causes inflammation in areas called entheses where your ligaments...

What Is Listeria and How Can You Protect Yourself?

Listeriosis is a serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with the gram-positive bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The agency estimates that 1,600 people contract listeriosis each year and that 260 die....

Ankylosing Spondylitis: Symptoms, Causes and How It’s Treated

A healthy and strong spine is essential to your overall well-being, as it is the structure that holds you all together and allows you to do the activities that you love. Arthritis comes in many forms and affects all parts...

Multiple Sclerosis: Types, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Fatigue, lack of focus, stiffness, eye pain…these are troublesome conditions that many people experience at some point in their lives. They tend to be dismissed as the result of too much stress, not enough exercise, or looking at a computer...

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