Scleroderma is a disease of the immune system that scars and thickens the skin. Sometimes it damages the area around internal organs and blood vessels. It varies in severity from a mild form that most people can handle to life-threatening.
— Read on facty.com/conditions/immune-system/10-important-symptoms-of-scleroderma/
You might not realize these things could trigger your asthma and even make it worse, but they should be on your radar.
— Read on www.self.com/story/making-asthma-worse/amp
Columnist Kim Tocker, reflecting on an upcoming visit with her rheumatologist, hits upon the curious reasons behind her “perfect patient persona.”
— Read on sclerodermanews.com/blog/2016/10/10/my-scleroderma-patient-persona-unmasked-again
Raynauds Disease Syndrome? The term syndrome is used to describe the symptoms of Raynauds disease when they occur in conjunction with other disorders.
— Read on www.autoimmunediseasefight.com/2017/09/raynauds-disease-syndrome.html
The term “terminal” usually refers to a progressive disease that is incurable, irreversible, and does not respond to treatment. Death is usually the expected result within a short period of time. Some examples of terminal diseases are AIDS and metastatic cancer. Some examples of chronic diseases are asthma, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and hypertension.
— Read on www.storyhalftold.com/community-story/understanding-mbc-chronic-vs-terminal