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CreakyJoints Launches The Gout Show, a New Podcast Series and Educational Campaign

CreakyJoints Launches The Gout Show, a New Podcast Series and Educational Campaign

Dec 15// Press Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACT Jessica Daitch Phone: 917-816-6712 Email: [email protected]   It is estimated that nearly 4 percent of the U.S. population (or 9.2 million people) are living with gout, a form of arthritis that causes severe, sudden attacks of inflammation, often in the toe joints or other large joints. Attacks occur following an [...]
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CreakyJoints Launches eRheum.org to Educate Patients on Getting the Most from their Telehealth Appointment

Dec 04// Press Releases

Provider Groups Adopt Platform for their Patient Communities   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACT Jessica Daitch Phone: 917-816-6712 Email: [email protected] UPPER NYACK, NY (December 4, 2020) – CreakyJoints®, the digital arthritis community for patients and caregivers worldwide and part of the Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF), today announced the launch of eRheum.org, a new digital […]

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What’s the Difference Between IBS and IBD?

Dec 03// Inflammatory Bowel Disease
It can be easy to confuse irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Both are common chronic diseases with symptoms of abdominal pain and chronic (long-lasting) diarrhea or chronic constipation that can start at any age. Another thing the two conditions have in common is that we don't know yet what causes either [...]
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How Inflammatory Bowel Disease Can Affect the Eyes

Dec 03// Inflammatory Bowel Disease
About half of people who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) will also have related problems outside of the digestive system. For about 1 out of 10 people with IBD, these related problems will occur in the eyes either because of the disease or as complications of treatment. Treatment-related eye problems occur in about 1 of [...]
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What You Need to Know About Complex Perianal Fistula If You Have Crohn’s Disease

Dec 03// Inflammatory Bowel Disease
There are multiple causes of perianal fistulas, including Crohn's disease; this article covers complex perianal fistulas in people who also have Crohn's disease. What Is a Complex Perianal Fistula? In Crohn's disease—one of the two main types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—the area around the anus (the perianal region) is affected frequently. About 1 of [...]
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What is the Microbiome and Why Does it Matter for IBD?

Dec 03// Inflammatory Bowel Disease
A World With Microscopic Pets We human beings provide homes for many organisms, and not just our beloved cats, dogs, birds, and lizards! We provide a home to trillions of microscopic organisms—the bacteria, viruses, and funguses (like yeast) that live in or on our bodies. It's true that we often think of all microscopic organisms [...]
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What is The Specific Carbohydrate Diet and Does it Really Work?

Dec 03// Inflammatory Bowel Disease
The specific carbohydrate diet (SCD), is a very strict diet that removes all grains and certain sugars from what a person eats. The diet was developed in the 1950s by Sidney Valentine Haas, MD who thought it might help with difficult-to-treat digestive (gastrointestinal) conditions, including celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and irritable bowel syndrome [...]
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10 Things You Should Never Say to Someone with Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis

Nov 30// Inflammatory Bowel Disease

You may mean well, but these statements and questions can come off as insensitive or even disheartening to those with inflammatory bowel disease.

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86 Migraine: New Global Healthy Living Foundation Educational Campaign and Video Series Busts Myths About Migraine and Urges People to Take Back Control

Nov 18// Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACT Jessica Daitch Phone: 917-816-6712 Email: [email protected]   UPPER NYACK, NY (November 18, 2020) – The Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF) today launched 86 Migraine, an educational campaign that encourages people living with migraine to discard, or 86, what they know about migraine. Migraine is a disabling, neurological disease that impacts […]

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5 Things Chronic Illness Patients Should Know About the ‘California v. Texas’ Supreme Court Hearing

Nov 10// Advocacy Insurance

The outcome of another Affordable Care Act case going before the Supreme Court could have a big impact on people with pre-existing conditions. Here’s what to know.

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