The Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center is a specialty care and research center focused on rare diseases. The goal of the JHVC Research Programs is to provide personalized medicine. This center is currently recruiting patients to help advance the understanding of vasculitis diseases. If you’re interested in learning more about our research programs, head to www.hopkinsvasculitis.org/
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.
Progressive Muscle Relaxation is a deep relaxation technique that can be performed in many different settings. Practicing progressive muscle relaxtion several times per week has been shown to improve stress, anxiety, sleep, and pain. Follow along as Drs. Neda Gould and Dana DiRenzo demonstrate.
Recently, faculty and staff members from our division had the chance to be a part of something very unique. A choir was formed, joining together different backgrounds, religions and roles. Each week, they practiced singing a South African hymn called “Ukuthula”. The individual voices combined to create something special, a beautiful harmony.
Dr. Chris Meccoli dives into some common questions related to the flu vaccine.
Victoria Ruffing, RN, BC-Rheum, explains the importance of taking the yearly flu vaccine, especially for those who have an autoimmune disease.