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Living Well with Psoriasis

October 29th is World Psoriasis Day — an annual day dedicated to raising awareness for the people living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. In the US alone, it’s estimated that over 8 million people live with psoriasis.

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Multiple Sclerosis and Yoga: How It Can Help

The month of September celebrates yoga — an ancient practice combining physical, mental and spiritual strength — which many people find challenging, yet incredibly rewarding for their mind and body. It’s no surprise that yoga is known to be a beneficial practice in people’s lives, but it’s also one of the most commonly recommended exercises for those living with multiple sclerosis.

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Why Relaxation is Important

Stress is Bad for Your Heart Plain and simple, chronic or intense stress is bad for your heart. Sudden, intense stress triggers a rush of adrenaline that can prevent the heart from functioning properly, but chronic stress can contribute to…
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Beating the Heat: Living with Crohn’s in the Summer

Many people are finding this summer with the outbreak of COVID-19 abnormal at best, but it can be especially challenging for those living with Crohn’s disease as they have to be extremely careful to avoid exposure to COVID-19. As we enter into the home stretch of the summer months, we’re taking a deeper dive in how to live well in the heat, sunshine and Coronavirus while managing Crohn’s disease.

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Learning About Chronic Migraines

When someone has migraines more than 15 times monthly for several months at a time, doctors typically classify this as chronic migraines. Finding the right balance of medicine, treatment and likely triggers to manage this condition can be overwhelming.

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Patient Tips for Finding and Enrolling in Financial Assistance Programs

With the growing cost of care – especially for specialty pharmaceuticals like biologics – combined with new health plans designed to shift more of the financial responsibility to patients, every penny counts. Worrying about covering healthcare costs shouldn’t be at the forefront of anyone’s thoughts. Fortunately, there are a number of non-profit organizations and drug manufacturers that provide patient assistance programs (PAPs) to help shoulder some – and sometimes even all – of the financial burden.

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The Best Apps for Managing a Chronic Condition

As patients navigate the day-to-day of chronic disease management, it can be difficult to track medication, manage symptoms, and receive the support they need to live a healthy and fulfilled life. Fortunately, several companies took note and introduced apps to help patients understand, manage and provide insights into their condition.

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Thank You Nurses

Happy National Nurses week from all of us at IVX Health. We are so incredibly grateful for our nursing team, and nurses all around the world  — they truly are IVXtra special. Our Director of Nursing, Matt Munden, penned a heartfelt tribute of appreciation to our amazing nurses.

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Living with Lupus

In honor of Lupus Awareness Month during the month of May, we thought this would be a great time to explore different ways that patients and their families can manage symptoms, limit complications, and live well with Lupus.

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