Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic autoimmune disease that affects your joints as well as various systems of the body. As a result, RA patients typically endure varying degrees of joint pain, reduced muscle strength, and impaired physical function. Most RA patients experience accelerated loss of muscle mass. All of this underscores the need for exercise, as there are estimations greater than 80 percent of RA patients are physically inactive.
One of the best things you can do for yourself if you’ve been experiencing joint pain is to maintain a regular exercise regime. Regular exercise and physical activity can help maintain muscular strength, will reduce inflammation, and can even increase your pain tolerance, all of which are helpful to sore and aching joints. Here’s a list of some exercises that are really helpful for easing aching joints.
What kind of job do you have? Most of you will likely be sitting at a desk, where your fingers are the only things burning calories as they plow through an infinite list of emails. And if that is you, pay attention.
In theory, technology is supposed to make our lives easier! In reality, not so much. The constant barrage of e-mails, invites, and notifications can really add to the stress of the day. Luckily, the science of stress relief has come a long way too.
Headaches are very common. So it’s not too surprising that headaches are commonly misunderstood and sometimes confused with well-intentioned second (and third) hand opinions and suggestions. Some work. Some don’t. Here at Healthversed, we will help sort out what are the best ways to combat those annoying headaches.
Pneumonia is a respiratory condition that is caused by an infection of one or both lungs. This is an illness that affects more than a million people each year in the United States.
If you’ve ever experienced a hot flash, you probably remember intimately the first time that it happened to you. The sudden feeling of heat, and warmth that pass through your body and make your face feel as if it’s beet red, followed by a chill after the flash passes. Hot flashes can also make your heart beat rapidly, and can bring on intense perspiration as your body struggles to process the sudden burst of heat.