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Health Warning: Dangers of Psoriatic Arthritis

Debra Murray

  Psoriatic arthritis (PA) is a form of arthritis that occurs with the chronic skin condition psoriasis. Symptoms may vary in individuals, and may affect any joint. PA generally affects the skin first, but the symptoms of arthritis may develop before the red and silver scaly patches that generally characterize psoriasis.     What Is Psoriatic Arthritis?    Psoriasis is caused when the body starts attacking its own cells, in this case skin cells. In about 30 percent of all cases of psoriasis, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation, the body's immune system does not stop with attacking skin cells, but...

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Breaking Health News: Spondyloarthritis – Inflammatory Arthritis

Debra Murray

    Normally, osteoarthritis doesn’t cause inflammation in the joints. But there’s a type of arthritis called spondyloarthritis, which is a catch-all term for a group of joint diseases that do cause inflammation. Interestingly, unlike osteoarthritis, spondyloarthritis often attacks young adolescent and post-adolescent men.    Symptoms  Most people who suffer from spondyloarthritis suffer pain in their lower back, especially if they have a type of the condition called axial spondyloarthritis. They also suffer from painful swelling of their limbs if they have peripheral spondyloarthritis. The inflammation sets up in the areas where the tendons and the ligaments of the body connect to the sufferer’s bones. The bones...

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Breaking Health News on Psoriatic Arthritis

Debra Murray

  What is Psoriatic Arthritis?  Individuals with skin psoriasis often also develop psoriatic arthritis that affects the nails, tendons and joints. Medical researchers have determined that a particular inherited skin tissue type is usually responsible for the condition. Patients often have inflammation in the bones of the vertebral column such as various forms of arthritis.    Additional symptoms of psoriatic arthritis include pain in the ligaments, tendons, joints and muscles of the feet. Plantar fasciitis creates pain on the sole of the foot throughout the connective tissue. Most patients have tears in the tissue of the feet that develop over many years...

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Warning: Beware the Causes of Dry Skin

Debra Murray

Avoid Dry Aging Skin  Dry skin can occur any time of year; however, it seems to flare up more in the winter than any other season due to the low levels of humidity. When the air outside is cold and dry, the moisture in your skin evaporates causing your skin to feel dry and tight and sometimes even flaky and irritated. There are also several other reasons why this may occur. Being aware can help one avoid the discomfort and threat of something worse. It can also avoid the look of premature aging. Unfortunately, dry skin and aging are closely...

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Learn About Healthy Skin Plus Pain Free Muscles & Joints

Debra Murray

For thousands of years Australian Aborigines have used one natural ingredient that would require an entire medicine chest today. This ingredient, native to Australia, has been successful in reducing the pain, itching, and inflammation of insect bites, treating sunburns, healing wounds, and relieving pain from muscle aches and joints.   This Secret Natural Ingredient is Emu Oil Emu oil is excellent for anyone with sensitive skin or allergies. It is a natural, non-toxic, skin care product gentle enough for all skin types from babies to the elderly. It does not clog skin pores and is non-irritating.   Throughout the world,...

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