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Arthritis sufferers have greater risk of blood clots

People with rheumatoid arthritis have three times a higher risk of suffering potentially fatal leg and lung blood clots, research suggests. It is already known that the condition can cause complications, including swelling of the lungs, heart and blood vessels, and carpal tunnel syndrome, where pressure and pain is felt in the wrist. Now experts […]

Arthritis Pain in Mallorca

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8 Types of Cancer Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis 1

If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you may be at risk for certain cancers due to medication—or RA-related inflammation itself. The best thing you can do is to be aware, but don’t worry excessively. “The risk of all of these is very, very low,” says Stanley Cohen, MD, clinical professor of internal medicine at the […]

Bunions 2

What are Bunions? A bunion is an abnormal enlargement of the joint at the base of the big toe, often (but not always) accompanied by movement of the alignment of the big toe so it no longer points straight ahead but towards the other toes. Although they’re more common in older people, they can begin […]


Chronic Illness

Chronic Illness 3

At any one time in the UK, as many as 17.5 million adults may be living with a chronic disease. There are thousands of chronic conditions which affect people from mid-life onwards, including: Heart disease High blood pressure Arthritis Diabetes Depression Asthma Irritable bowel syndrome Although many of these diseases can be serious or even […]