Who Gets Fibromyalgia? How Can You Tell if You Have Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is an often-misunderstood form of rheumatoid disease. It’s usually classified alongside other forms of rheumatic disorders, such as arthritis, but the exact cause of fibromyalgia remains unknown. Scientists estimate that fibromyalgia affects 5 million Americans age 18 or older. For unknown reasons, between 80 and 90 percent of those diagnosed with fibromyalgia are women While… Continue reading Who Gets Fibromyalgia? How Can You Tell if You Have Fibromyalgia?

Meds for rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylosis

Celecoxib is one of the medicines used in rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, acute pain, painful menstruation and menstrual symptoms, and to reduce the number of colon and rectal polyps in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. It is in a class of NSAIDs called COX-2 inhibitors. It exhibits anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic action due to… Continue reading Meds for rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylosis