One of the biggest questions we hear from our patients relates to the side effects of their medications. Here are some common side effects that you should know about with biologic medications.
Dr. Rebecca Manno, Director of the Johns Hopkins Rheumatology Exercise Center answers the question; “My doctor told me to lose weight but I can’t exercise because my knees hurt, what can I do?”
Key Points Sjögren’s syndrome can cause inflammation damaging the glands that secrete fluids such as salivary glands. This can lead to cavities through the mouth, severe oral dryness, difficulty eating, and even tooth loss Arthritis can affect the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) that opens and closes the mouth sometimes making it painful to open and close […]
Julie shares her experiences with the Arthritis Center team and the importance of participating in research.
Victoria Ruffing, RN, CCRP discusses the risks and benefits of biologic medications for rheumatic disease patients.