Category: Living with Sarcoidosis

Self-Care for Sarcoidosis Warriors

Self-Care for Sarcoidosis Warriors

Sarcoidosis patients are used to talking about their physical complications, since both the disease and its treatments can cause so many physical symptoms. Chest pain, aching joints, debilitating fatigue, shortness of breath, or whatever else your most recent flare-up...
A First Responder’s Story

A First Responder’s Story

Firefighters and first responders seem to be at a higher risk of developing sarcoidosis. While this has been a theory by many over the years, like every other aspect of sarcoidosis, research was lacking. As a disease that commonly affects the lungs and shows a...
Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recommendations

Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recommendations

Guest post written by Rajani Katta MD The views in this article are those of Dr. Katta and in no way reflect FSR’s organizational beliefs. These dietary recommendations were not reviewed or approved by FSR’s Scientific Advisory Board. Any changes to your...
New App for Sarcoidosis Patients

New App for Sarcoidosis Patients

FSR is proud to have partnered with the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine to help share a new mobile app for sarcoidosis patients which allows patients to track their symptoms, disease activity and impact, and other quality of life measures, using their...

Investigating Alternative Treatments: Turmeric

DISCLAIMER: This information provided by FSR is NOT intended to serve as medical advice, a substitute for consulting with a doctor, or to be used for diagnosing or treating a disease. Users of this website are advised to consult with their physician before making any...
Mindfulness and Chronic Illness

Mindfulness and Chronic Illness

Below are excerpts from an article written by Dr. Lesley Saketkoo, MD, MPH called “Mind and Body Strength” Gentle Listening to the Softening Breath.” On December 8th, 2016, FSR cohosted a webinar with Inspire and the Scleroderma Foundation, hosted by...