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Arthritis may cause painful foot conditions

February 8, 2018

Arthritis may cause painful foot conditions

By uclahealth uclahealth

Pain and stiffness in the feet can happen to anyone. But when symptoms become more frequent and affect your level of physical activity, you may have arthritis. This is a condition that affects more than 50 million adults. Besides pain and stiffness, arthritis causes: Inflammation (swelling) Limited motion Redness Deformity Arthritis of the foot commonly […]

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Tags: big toe arthritis, feet, foot arthritis, foot deformity, foot inflammation, gout, healthy feet, osteoarthritis, painful joints, rheumatoid arthritis, stiffness


A few facts about rheumatology at UCLA

June 15, 2017

A few facts about rheumatology at UCLA

By Enrique Rivero Enrique Rivero

Most people think of rheumatology as the study of joint disorders, such as arthritis, but they may not know just how broad the field really is. Because rheumatologic disorders also affect blood vessels, organs and a host of other body parts, rheumatology research delves down into the effects on those systems as well. At UCLA, […]

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Tags: arthritis, bad cholesterol, cholesterol, Dr. John Fitzgerald, fibromyalgia, good cholesterol, gout, HDL, inflammatory diseases, joint pain, LDL, microbiome


March 23, 2017

My Hero – Dr. Mihaela Taylor

By sharmy20 sharmy20

Dr. Mihaela Taylor has been my angel on earth for the past 12 years watching over me and helping me to tackle my chronic illness. She is my hero because she never stops trying even when I am ready to quit. She is a warrior against my disease and never hesitates to try new or […]

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Tags: arthritis, chronic illnes, Doctors Day, Dr. Mihaela Taylor, gout, Lupus, myositis, osteoarthritis, patient stories, rheumatic disease, rheumatology, scleroderma