Corticosteroids can be extremely beneficial in decreasing inflammation and allergic reactions. In part two of this two-part FAQ video, Dr. Rebecca Manno and Vicky Ruffing, RN-BC answer frequently asked questions about corticosteroids.
Corticosteroids can be extremely beneficial in decreasing inflammation and allergic reactions. In part one of this two-part FAQ video, Dr. Rebecca Manno and Vicky Ruffing, RN-BC answer frequently asked questions about corticosteroids.
While corticosteroids are a great tool for decreasing inflammation and allergic reactions, some patients may experience side effects. It is important to communicate with your doctor about any negative effects that you may experience. In this video, Dr. Rebecca Manno explains what to look out for while taking corticosteroids.
There are many benefits to taking corticosteroids for arthritis pain, and they can be prescribed in administered in several ways: oral, intravenous (IV), topical, inhaled, or injection. In this video, Dr. Rebecca Manno explains what corticosteroids are, how they’re prescribed, and the benefits of taking them.
Established in the spring of 2015, the Johns Hopkins Lyme Disease Research Center is the first research center in a major department of medicine in the United States focused on patient-based research in all aspects of Lyme disease. The mission of the Center is to understand and urgently address the varied manifestations of Lyme disease and translate our pioneering multi-disciplinary research into improved patient care, education, and health outcomes. By improving the understanding of the causes and complex biologic processes of Lyme disease, we strive for a future where more accurate diagnoses and effective treatments bring new hope to Lyme disease patients and their families.
Although the prognosis after treatment of Lyme disease is generally good there are patients who remain significantly ill following standard antibiotic therapy for Lyme disease. In this fifth and final video of our series on Lyme Disease, Dr. Aucott discusses the prognosis of those with Lyme Disease.
Lyme Disease is primarily treated through the use of antibiotics. In this fourth installment of our series on Lyme Disease, Dr. Aucott discusses current Lyme Disease treatment options along with the research we’re doing to find new treatment options.
In this third video of our series on Lyme Disease, Dr. John Aucott discusses how Lyme Disease is diagnosed today and the work being done at the Johns Hopkins Lyme Disease Research Center to find better ways to identify this disease.
Lyme disease affects the patient in many different ways and it depends on which stage of the disease we’re looking at. In this second part of our five part series on Lyme Disease, Dr. Aucutt dives into the signs and symptoms of Lyme Disease.