Pseudogout- causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

What is pseudogout? Pseudogout is a type of arthritis that causes sudden onset of pain and swelling in a joint. Clinically, it can appear like gout (hence the name “pseudo”- gout): both gout and pseudogout can cause acute onset of pain, redness, swelling, and warmth in one or more joints. In fact, it may not […]

The essentials of fibromyalgia treatment

Fibromyalgia treatment- not easy, but possible! How is fibromyalgia treated? There is no cure for fibromyalgia. However, symptoms can be treated with lifestyle changes and medications. Fibromyalgia can be a chronic condition and as such sometimes difficult to treat. There is no magic bullet for fibromyalgia treatment. Much of the success in treatment depends on […]