“ Staying Active With Rheumatoid Arthritis I’ve always been an active girl. I loved sports, and enjoyed camping too. I ate healthy and paid attention to my weight. I always believed in volunteering, so I became a volunteer staff in the church in my town. It was 2015 when I first noticed my symptoms. My […]
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Panel of Experts Panel of Experts Dr. Caroline Arroyo Education Graduate of Iloilo Doctor’s College of Medicine and a Faculty member since 1993 to 2010 Completed Fellowship Training in Rheumatology at University of Santo Tomas, Espana Manila Practices Internal Medicine and specializes in Rheumatology in Iloilo City Years of experience 26 years (1994 to present) […]
“ My Journey Back To Normal My life was easy and comfortable. I had a steady bank job, a beautiful family and great friends. I enjoyed going out on weekends and vacations when time permitted. Picnics with my children where we all played hide-and-seek by the lake. I had an active lifestyle, and prided myself […]
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Signs Your Back Pain Is Actually Ankylosing Spondylitis Has your back been giving you trouble for a long time? Chances are, that it isn’t your usual mechanical back pain, but a type of arthritis that causes swelling and inflammation of your vertebrae, i.e., the spine.1 Ankylosing spondylitis (AS). The name’s quite a mouthful, isn’t it? […]
How Does Alcohol Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic condition characterized by joint inflammation and pain. It happens when your immune system starts to attack the lining of your own joints. Commonly affected parts are the hands, knees or ankles; but RA can also cause problems in other parts of the body […]
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