Know the Basics: Autoimmune Disorders

What is an autoimmune disorder? An autoimmune disorder happens when your immune system goes awry and mistakes your body for an intruder. Proper functioning of the immune system ensures that bacteria and other invaders are fought off. With an autoimmune disorder, your body has trouble telling the difference between the stuff that’s part of your body and the stuff that isn’t. In an effort to … Continue reading Know the Basics: Autoimmune Disorders

Regular Exercise Can Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms

Living with arthritis, pain and stiffness from inflammation of the joints, can be uncomfortable and disruptive of everyday life. There are several ways to help soothe the symptoms, one of which that can be most effective is regular exercise. Extensive exercise is not necessary. However, a lack of it can create more stress on the joints because the muscles become weakened. Therefore, maintaining strength and … Continue reading Regular Exercise Can Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms