It’s important to protect yourself from the sun when you have an autoimmune disease. Dr. Laura Cappelli reviews the best practices for enjoying the sun safely.
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5 Tips to Wearing a Mask the Right Way
Masks are required almost everywhere you go. Whether it’s the grocery store, the bank, or walking down the street, understanding the basics of wearing a mask is essential.
Before you put your mask on, make sure to wash your hands for at least 20 seconds. Make sure your mask covers your nose, mouth, and chin and is comfortable around your ears. Wash or dispose of the mask after each use, and be sure to wash your hands after removing the mask.
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Corticosteroids – The Good
There are many benefits to taking corticosteroids for arthritis pain, and they can be prescribed in administered in several ways: oral, intravenous (IV), topical, inhaled, or injection. In this video, Dr. Rebecca Manno explains what corticosteroids are, how they’re prescribed, and the benefits of taking them.
Corticosteroids – The Bad
While corticosteroids are a great tool for decreasing inflammation and allergic reactions, some patients may experience side effects. It is important to communicate with your doctor about any negative effects that you may experience. In this video, Dr. Rebecca Manno explains what to look out for while taking corticosteroids.