The Best Recommendations For Living With Kidney Disease

The Best Recommendations For Living With Kidney Disease

A kidney disease diagnosis could be somewhat frightening and discomforting for someone, especially if you understand this type of renal illnesses as a chronic condition that usually, doesn’t have a cure. Just like we have said here in Joe Cosgrove’s blog before, living with kidney disease is a reality that many Americans have to face… Read More…

The relationship between testosterone and multiple sclerosis: a great opportunity

The relationship between testosterone and multiple sclerosis: a great opportunity

Multiple sclerosis is one of the neurodegenerative diseases that represents the most difficulties for patients. The cause of this disease is particularly related to an exaggerated functioning of the immune system. Different than other diseases involving the immune system, such as the human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome, which prevents the body… Read More…

The Best 4 Tips If You Are Newly Diagnosed With MS

The Best 4 Tips If You Are Newly Diagnosed With MS

Just like it is the case with many diseases, receiving a new diagnosis can be quite overwhelming and when it comes to multiple sclerosis, people’s feelings and trepidation are common and well-founded. Multiple sclerosis is the most common neurological disease among young adults between the ages of 20 and 40. Almost half a million Americans… Read More…

4 Top Things Patients With MS Should Avoid.

4 Top Things Patients With MS Should Avoid.

Multiple Sclerosis is one of the most common diseases that affect the central nervous system. This demyelinating illness literally makes the body turn on itself by attacking the substance that coats and insulates nerves. People with MS may experience pain in the back of their eyes or while they are performing some eye movements since… Read More…

7 Famous People Who Have Battled MS

7 Famous People Who Have Battled MS

Life with Multiple Sclerosis comes with a unique set of challenges, as it is the case with diseases that attack the central nervous system. As we have explained here in Joe Cosgrove’s Blog before, Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease which means that it is the body’s own immune system that attacks the brain, the… Read More…

Nephrotic Syndrome: Definition, causes, and treatments

Nephrotic Syndrome: Definition, causes, and treatments

Nephrotic syndrome is a kidney condition characterized by generalized edema, massive proteinuria, hypoproteinemia, hypoalbuminemia, and hyperlipidemia. The term was proposed in 1923. The diagnosis is based on the revealed changes in blood and urine tests (proteinuria, hyperlipemia, hypoproteinemia) on clinical data. It develops gradually, moreover, extra-renal symptoms predominate, especially edematous. There are increasing swelling, first… Read More…