Study finds those with psoriatic arthritis have higher risk of heart disease

Study finds those with psoriatic arthritis have higher risk of heart disease


THE WEATHER TOP OF THE HOUR. JANINE.>>Janine: BETTY, THANKS.>>>SOME PEOPLE HEAR THE WORD “SO RYE CYST” AND THINK OF THE ITCHY SKIN — IS ON RYE CYST AND P. KRISTI KRUEGER LOOKED AT ANOTHER ENFORCEMENT DISEASE THAT CAN HAVE A WIDESPREAD IMPACT.>>Kristi: IT’S A CONDITION CALLED SOREY YATIC ARTHRITIS. IT CAUSES PAIN THE IN JOINTS ALONG WITH CHANGES IN YOUR SKIN. WHAT’S WORSE, THOUGH, THERE ARE BRAND NEW STUDIES OUT SHOWING THAT PATIENTS WITH THIS PARTICULAR TYPE OF ARTHRITIS ALSO HAVE A HIGHER RISK OF HEART DISEASE.>>SO WE KNOW THAT ANYTHING THAT CAUSES INFLAMMATION CAN LEAD TO PROGRESSION OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS WHICH IS PLAQUE FORMATION IN THE ARTERIES, AND SO THERE’S A WHOLE HOST OF CONDITIONS THE THAT ARE SHOT AUTOIMMUNE SPECTRUM SUCH ASA. U. LUPUS, ARTHRITIS AND PSORIASIS NOW THAT LEAD TO CHRONIC INFLAMMATION, WHICH THEN $3.00 PLAQUE IN THE ARTERIES AND ULTIMATELY TO HEART ATTACKS AND STROKES IN THE FUTURE.>>Kristi: THIS IS WHY IT’S IMPORTANT FOR DARK TO KNOW. DR. BENDER ASHLEY WITH MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER SAID THIS HELPS IDENTIFY POINTERS PATIENTS THAT ARE GOING TO BE AT A HIGHER RISK AND SCREEN THEM MUCH MORE AGGRESSIVELY.>>>AND SPEAKING OF, MORE AND MORE DOCTORS ARE FINDING WAYS TO HEAL THE BODY USING YOUR OWN CELLS. THIS IS A COOL THING. DOCTORS AT THE CLEVELAND CLINIC FLORIDA ARE FINDING THAT INJECTIONS OF PLATELET-RICH PLASMA — IT’S CALLED PRP — CAN HELP WITH SHOULDER OR EACH KNEE PAIN. THE PATIENTS’ OWN BLOOD IS DONE, THEN IT’S SPUN DOWN TO EXTRACT HEALING PLATELETS WHICH IS THEN INJECTED RIGHT BACK INTO THE AREAS THAT ARE HURTING.>>73 KNOW THAT THE RESEARCH OUT THERE IS SHOWING THAT IT IS HELPFUL WITH KNEE ARTHRITIS AND IT CAN ALSO BE USED AFTER ACUTE INJURIES TO THE TENDONS OR LIGAMENTS.>>Kristi: OH PRP MAY NOT PREVENT THE NEED FOR SURGERY IN THOSE SEVERE CASES, BUT IF SURGICAL INTERVENTION IS NECESSARY, IF YOU HAVE TO GO UNDER THE KNIFE, IT CAN ALSO HELP SPEED UP JURY RECOVERY TIME, AND CURRENTLY SOME INSURANCE COMPANIES DO COVER RPR THERAPY FOR CERTAIN JOHNS BUT IT’S IMPORTANT TO CHECK WITH YOUR CARRIER TO KNOW WHAT YOUR OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSE IS GOING TO BE.>>>COMING UP AT 5:00 ATHLETES

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