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.
IVX Health provides providers and patients with new information about their condition, how to prepare for their first infusion, tips from others in their community and more.
As important as it is to stay active while living with MS, it’s even more important to exercise safely. During the heat of the summer, that means taking extra precautions to ensure you break a sweat while keeping yourself safe and healthy.
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.
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.
An asthma attack can happen any where at any time, making it pone to unpredictability; although the uncertain nature of asthma attacks can be significantly reduced with a few simple guidelines.
A high number of medications for complex chronic conditions such as Crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis (MS), and many others are being administered by intravenous infusion. These sets of modern therapies provide patients with comprehensive and innovative treatment options, but they still have to make one critical decision – where to receive their infusion.
As a nation, we’re just beginning to confront the challenge of COVID-19 and its impact on our communities. While everyone is talking about coronavirus, there is still uncertainty and limited guidance about its impact, especially for those patients living with complex chronic illness who may be receiving ongoing infusion therapy.
At IVX Health, we’re here to provide direction from the best resources and information currently available to provide common-sense approaches to handling coronavirus.
We couldn’t be more excited to welcome the founders of Just Breathe Box as an official IVX Health partner and contributing content writers. Featured as today’s guest blogger is one half of J|B Box, co-founder Jessica Donley, an MS warrior since 2013, sharing her wisdom on what she’d wish she’d known before beginning her MS infusions.
Multiple Sclerosis is a potentially disabling disease of the central nervous system that affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. Most experts classify MS as an autoimmune condition, whereas the immune system mistakenly attacks normal tissues in the body, specifically destroying the myelin.