Time for Tuesday-Newsday! There are two Featured Blog Post this week: “Why Comparisons Can Cause Crash and Burn Syndrome” by Sue Ingebretson and “Something to Look Forward To” by Jan Sadler.
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WARNING: My goal is to provide the most up-to-date news I can, which you can then take to your personal doctor and debate the merits of before you try it. I do not endorse any of the docs, treatments, info, and meds in anything I post nor can I guarantee they are all effective, especially not for everyone. As is the case with any health info, ALWAYS get your doctor's opinion first!
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*CHRONIC PAIN NEWS
Mother diagnosed with MS and facing life in a wheelchair is cured after discovering her symptoms were due to a TICK BITE
Biogen Says Woman's Death Unlikely Due to Multiple Sclerosis Pill: Patient Had Taken Tecfidera, but Wasn't on the Drug When She Died
Salty Diet Might Help Trigger MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis: Studies found it activated cells in the immune system, resulting in form of MS in rodents
Brain Scans May Explain Thinking, Memory Problems in Some MS Patients: Study found more damaged white matter in brains of those with mental decline
Studies show Rosehip powder can reduce arthritis inflammation and pain and help protect the joints of active people
Vitamin K and OA: Researchers are exploring the connection between arthritis and this common nutrient
Flexiseq Gel to wipe out arthritic pain: A simple gel rubbed into the skin is just as effective at tackling crippling arthritis pain as potent drugs
New pill to beat agony of arthritis: British scientists behind 'huge breakthrough' leading a step closer to development of a cheap drug to cure crippling arthritis
Cartilage Gives Early Warning of Arthritis, Study Finds: Damage to the tissue that cushions joints occurs even before people feel pain, research shows
'Mobility Shoes' May Help Those With Arthritic Knees, Study Find: The footwear alters gait and reduces load on the joint
Platelet-rich Plasma May Benefit Early Knee OA: A new study suggests the therapy can improve joint pain and function
Diabetes Doesn't Seem to Raise Risks After Knee Replacement: Rates of infection, blood clots similar in those with and without the condition, study finds
Women at Greater Risk for Hip Implant Failure, Study Finds: More research needed to determine why gender affects success of this joint replacement surgery
*FEATURED BLOG POSTS
by Sue Ingebretson
by Jan Sadler from the PainSupportUK newsletter