There are hundreds of types of arthritis, joint conditions and auto-immune diseases including osteoporosis, psoriatic arthritis, gout and other conditions. Read about the causes, symptoms, treatment and risk factors of the many different conditions.
What is Gout and What Are the Symptoms? Gout is a painful condition that affects the joints, typically in the feet and lower legs. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for this form of arthritis.
The Causes and Symptoms of a Lupus Flare Lupus is a disease that affects the body’s immune system, which causes a number of health complications. The symptoms of a lupus flare can be uncomfortable and painful.
Learn the Symptoms of a Lupus Flare Symptoms of a lupus flare can be difficult to recognize because they can come in many forms. The factors that cause a lupus flare can also take multiple forms; making it difficult to prevent the flares from occurring. Learn some of the known symptoms of lupus flares.
Lupus Diagnostic Criteria and Treatment Lupus is a disease that affects the body’s immune system. This disease alters the body’s immune system to turn against the body, causing severe tissue damage. Lupus produces a number of symptoms that can make it difficult to properly diagnose.
Testing for Lupus: Lupus Anticoagulant Interpretation High levels of antiphospholipid (aPL) antibodies in the blood are associated with increased risk of thrombosis and serious problems during pregnancy. One way to measure aPL antibodies is by functional tests called lupus anticoagulation. However Lupus anticoagulant interpretation can be difficult.