Vicky Ruffing, RN, shares some useful information on biologic medication vaccinations.
Exercising, avoiding the sun, and maintaining a relatively stress-free lifestyle are three ways to stay healthy and avoid flares. In the last episode of this five-part video series, Dr. Eleni Tiniakou, a physician at the Johns Hopkins Myositis Center, explains the steps to living a normal life after a Dermatomyositis diagnosis.
In this yoga sequence, Dr. Moonaz takes you through the movement of all major joints of the body. This can be a great activity for mornings to reduce stiffness or as a warm-up to any kind of exercise or a longer yoga practice. You can also use any of these movements throughout the day if you are starting to feel stiff or just need a little bit of movement in your day.
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.
Each year, roughly 300,000 cases of Lyme Disease are reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; it is estimated that this represents a small portion of actual cases of the Disease. Methods of diagnosis and treatment have been, for the most part, inadequate at speaking to the complex needs of these patients.