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.
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.
The treatment for Scleroderma Associated Myopathy is still largely unknown because there is not enough information about the disease. The Johns Hopkins Rheumatology Division is working to understand more about this kind of Myopathy. In this video, Dr. Julie Paik, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Rheumatology, explains the complicated nature of treating this disease.
Treatment, a healthy lifestyle, and moderate exercise are key to getting back to normal after a diagnosis of Scleroderma Associated Myopathy. In the last episode of this five-part video series, Dr. Julie Paik, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Rheumatology, explains how remission is possible in patients with this disease.