Lana Barhum

Lana Barhum, Author at New Life Outlook

About Lana

Lana Barhum is a freelance medical and health writer from Northeast Ohio. She has written for a variety of online health publications, including the Pain News Network, Alliance Health, Upwell, Mango Health, New Life Outlook, Medical News Today, News Medical and The Mighty. Having lived with rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia since 2008, Lana uses her experiences to share expert advice on various chronic illness and medical topics.

Lana holds a Master’s Degree in Legal Studies and has worked for over 16 years as a legal assistant. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time and trying to keep up with her two sons – ages 8 and 17, taking care of her cat, embarrassing her teenager, exploring nature and historical sites, and visiting her local Amish country.

You can find Lana’s most recent work at Upwell, Mango Health, the Pain News Network, New Life Outlook, Medical News Today and News Medical.

You can see more of Lana on here website here.

Lana's Work

Osteoarthritis Facts You Should Know

31 million Americans are affected by osteoarthritis, and it is estimated 9.6% of men and 18% of women over 60 have symptoms. See more arthritis facts here.
242 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on February 26, 2018
Osteoarthritis vs Rheumatoid Arthritis

Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis: What’s the Difference?

Two of the most common are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. So, what are the differences between osteoarthritis vs rheumatoid arthritis?
260 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer and Lana Barhum on November 7, 2017
Osteoarthritis of the Hip

What Causes Osteoarthritis of the Hip?

Osteoarthritis of the hip results when the cartilage cushioning the joints of the hip wears out, causing pain and stiffness. Learn more about it here.
355 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on September 22, 2017
Arthritis Trigger Finger

OA and Trigger Finger: What Is It?

Trigger finger is more common in people who have osteoarthritis. Learn more about what it is, the symptoms, and how to prevent it.
150 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on July 4, 2017
Art Therapy for Osteoarthritis

Find a Creative Outlet for Your Pain With Art Therapy

Have you considered art therapy for osteoarthritis treatment? Art therapy is a great way to reduce stress and cope with emotions. Learn more here.
225 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on March 29, 2017
Osteoarthritis Medications

Osteoarthritis Medications and Their Side Effects

In addition to lifestyle changes and surgical intervention, there are many different osteoarthritis medications you can use to treat symptoms and pain.
234 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on March 15, 2017