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By Megan Johnson McCullough
Special to the Village News 

Healthy Habits for Bonsall & Fallbrook Folks: Cortisone is the anti-agent

 

Last updated 2/11/2021 at 10:51am

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The number of people receiving cortisone injections is on the rise. This hormone is produced in the adrenal gland and is also synthetically produced and readily used in the medical field.

It's not just taken by injection but also in hydrocortisone cream. There are so many conditions this potent steroid treats.

Here are the most common uses for its injection: inflammation of specific joints or tendons, plantar fasciitis, tendinitis, rheumatoid arthritis and asthma. Here are the most common topical uses: skin conditions like insect bites, eczema, poison ivy and different types of allergies....



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