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Could Antibiotics Up Juvenile Arthritis Risk?

Juvenile arthritis is a disease that can be attributed to genetic factors as well as environmental factors. Researchers examined data from a British electronic record system, discovering 152 juvenile arthritis diagnoses made between 1994-2013 among children in the UK between age 1 and 15 years old. 81 more words

Disease States/Conditions

Curcuma longa

The most important chemical components of Curcuma longa are a group of compounds called curcuminoids, which include curcumin diferuloylmethane, demethoxycurcumin, and bisdemethoxycurcumin. The best-studied compound is curcumin, which constitutes 3.14% (on average) of powdered turmeric. 472 more words

Smoothie Sunday..is it really Sunday already?!

Well, well, well..the weekend has once again felt like a an eat-and-run guest.

Squinting through one eye, I have to stick to my daily smoothie regime.   58 more words



Hi, I’m Gina and I was diagnosed with Hashimotos disease last year. My reason for creating this blog is to help others find relief and support for inflammatory diseases through food and natural cures. 117 more words



Myositis refers to any condition causing inflammation in muscles. Weakness, swelling, and pain are the most common myositis symptoms. Myositis causes include infection, injury, autoimmune conditions, and drug side effects. 938 more words

The Cause Thursday

What is the difference between plaque and calculus?

Plaque is the sticky, colorless film that constantly forms on your teeth. Bacteria live in plaque and secrete acids that cause tooth decay and irritate gum tissue. 87 more words

Oral Care

Here’s a reminder to take time for yourself, go for a walk, and look for inspiration in the simple things

Writing is an escape for first-time novelist Sarah Gould. Despite the pain of Crohn’s disease, this young writer is forging ahead with the trilogy she’s knee-deep in, and the first installment is almost done. 499 more words


Sarah reblogged this on Paper, Words, and Coffee and commented:

Yay! I've been featured! I would love to hear how everyone else gets their inspiration :)