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ALS: live in spite of it, don’t just survive with it

On this awareness day, it is important to emphasize how patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) can achieve quality of life, even in the face of the challenges of the disease The diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) changes the lives of patients and their families. 140,000 new cases of the disease appear in the […]

Diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis can be noticed in manicure

Nails with a different appearance, often confused with fungal infections such as ringworm, may suggest signs of the disease, rheumatologist warns Many people who have deformations such as whitish spots, ripples and even “holes” in the nails treat them as a fungal infection, without success. That’s because the diagnosis is wrong. According to rheumatologist Luiza […]

Day of the best age: a life without pain

Polymyalgia Rheumatica is commonly diagnosed in the elderly, but this cannot be a determining factor that will impair the quality of life On October 1st, we celebrate the International Day of the Elderly, and just like for any age, one of the most important factors is quality of life and health. And we need to […]

Cognitive biases: after all, how can we diagnose fibromyalgia?

In this Purple February, an expert addresses the cognitive biases of the diagnosis that can lead to error According to Dr. Felipe Mendonça, rheumatologist at Imuno Brasil, fibromyalgia is a central sensitization syndrome that presents chronic widespread pain. And, in this awareness month of Purple February, it is necessary to address cognitive biases and diagnostic […]

Cold: feeling of numbness and tingling?

Learn about Raynaud’s Syndrome, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and what are the factors that contribute to a higher risk of developing it When cold weather arrives, many people experience tingling or pain in their extremities, especially their fingers and toes, as well as a change in skin color. These symptoms may be associated with Raynaud’s Syndrome, […]

Six daily practices to live without pain

On the World Arthritis Day, a specialist takes advantage of the date of October 30th and gives tips on a simple and regulated routine that can end the discomfort of the rheumatological patient. Joint pain, constant fatigue, muscle stiffness, redness in the affected areas, lack of flexibility and swelling are symptoms present in most rheumatological […]