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Health Problems, Ailments, & Issues

Are rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis the same condition?

rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are different types of arthritis. They share some similar characteristics but will require different forms of treatment. In the United States about 50 million people live with arthritis. Out of these cases about 27 million people have osteoarthritis while 1.3 million people have rheumatoid arthritis. The …

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Dermatologist – Safeguard of Skin Problems

The dermatologist is the ideal person who can effectively remove your skin problems of any kind. Also known as the skin doctors and skin physicians, they prove to be a boon to the patient’s problem just like the regular doctor who cures you of physical diseases. Your skin is a …

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Early Symptoms of Scleroderma

Question How can holistic healing help me rid myself of scleroderma? I have had it about five months. Thank you, June Dr. Leia’s Answer: Dear June, Scleroderma is a chronic disorder that affects the skin, including hardened or tight skin, with swelling and thickening. Early symptoms of scleroderma involve just …

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Neotame: The Not-So-Sweet Chemical

Poisonous Artificial Food Sweetener

Neotame is a chemical substance created by chemists from Monsanto—now produced by NutraSweet—as an artificial food and drink sweetener or flavor enhancer. Neotame is created using aspartame—a known neurotoxin—and adding 3-dimethylbutyl, a compound classified by the Environmental Protection Agency as hazardous. As with aspartame, neotame metabolizes formaldehyde and other nerve …

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Natural Remedies for Foot Pain

Walking in the Grass

Question for Dr. Leia: I have had a heel problem for a couple of months since summer wearing flat slip-ons. Now my heels hurt like they are on fire. I feel it must be some type of inflammation. I’ve tried reflexology treatments, soaking my feet, and foot creams. Might you know …

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