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Yoga could help millions of arthritis patients

Yoga could help millions of arthritis patients: Doing the downward dog, lotus and crab ‘reduces symptoms of the agonising condition’ Yoga lowers markers of inflammation in a patient’s blood after just eight weeks  Sufferers also reported less swelling and tenderness in their joints Made life easier and helped the patients stick to their medicine regimen  […]

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What Are Corticosteroids?

Corticosteroids are synthetic drugs that are used to treat a wide variety of disorders, including asthma, arthritis, skin conditions and autoimmune diseases. The drug mimics cortisol, a hormone that's naturally produced by the adrenal glands in healthy people. Cortisol, commonly called the "stress hormone," is a steroid hormone (not to be confused with anabolic steroids, […]