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Muscle Pain and Stiffness May be Due to Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Muscle Pain and Stiffness May be Due to Polymyalgia Rheumatica Muscle Pain and Stiffness May be Due to Polymyalgia Rheumatica Dr. Norman B. Gaylis Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder of the muscles characterized by pain and stiffness in the shoulders, neck, arms, lower back and legs. It occurs mainly in people over the age of 50 and is more common in woman [...]

Other disorders of wrist and hand

Other disorders of wrist and hand Other disorders of wrist and hand Dr. Norman B. Gaylis De Quervain’s tendonitis is a fairly common condition that I see in my office. The patient presents with pain at the base of the thumb, which radiates up the forearm, in particular. The pinching or grasping the thumb or finger also aggravates the condition. Any up and down [...]

A Brief Look at Osteoarthritis

A Brief Look at Osteoarthritis A Brief Look at Osteoarthritis Dr. Norman B. Gaylis What is osteoarthritis? How does it happen? Why you? How will it effect your daily life? If you have recently found out that you have osteoarthritis or know someone who has osteoarthritis, these are probably some of the questions you have been asking. In this two-part article I would like [...]

A look at Osteoarthritis

A look at Osteoarthritis A look at Osteoarthritis Dr. Norman B. Gaylis What is Osteoarthritis? How does it happen? Why you? How will it affect your daily life?… …If you recently learned that you have Osteoarthritis, these are probably some of the questions you have been asking. In this column I will try to help you understand Osteoarthritis and learn to live with it. [...]

Treatment of Osteoarthritis

Treatment of Osteoarthritis Treatment of Osteoarthritis Dr. Norman B. Gaylis I talked about osteoarthritis in my last article, how it presents itself and how it is the most common form of arthritis affecting 25 to 30 million Americans. In fact, 14 million Americans alone suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee. There have been some major breakthroughs in the medical treatment of osteoarthritis in [...]

Cerebral Atrophy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Cerebral Atrophy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Cerebral Atrophy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Steven G. Ostrov, Robert M. Quencer, Norman B. Gaylis, Roy D. Altman Cerebral Atrophy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Steroid- or Disease-Induced Phenomenon? Thirty-two patients with systemic lupus erythematosus were evaluated clinically and with computed topography in order to determine whether the occurrence of cerebral atrophy in systemic lupus erythematosus was due to [...]

The Lupus Lifeline Book: Living with Lupus

The Lupus Lifeline Book: Living with Lupus The Lupus Lifeline Book: Living with Lupus Dade-Broward Lupus Foundation of Florida Click here to access the Lupus Lifeline Book. This publication is in PDF format for your convenience. It is published by the Dade-Broward Lupus Foundation of Florida. It contains valuable information abot the disease, the many type of complications it may cause, treatment options, [...]

A Look at lupus

A Look at lupus A Look at lupus Dr. Norman B. Gaylis SLE, (systemic lupus erythematosus), commonly known as lupus, affects more than half a million people in the United States. This illness is most common among women of child bearing age, however, it can affect females of any age as well as males. Despite the large number of lupus sufferers, there are [...]

What is Fibromyalgia?

What is Fibromyalgia? What is Fibromyalgia? Dr. Norman B. Gaylis From time to time everyone suffers from aches and pains. These pains may be caused by flu, over exercising, poor posture or fatigue. However, when the pain, stiffness and aching becomes persistent there is probably a medical reason for the discomfort. Many arthritis disorders can cause aches, pains and stiffness. If the diagnosis of [...]

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