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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Work and RA: Know Your Rights

One of the biggest challenges in living with RA is work. The day-to-day grind of a job is the perfect trigger for chronic fatigue and flares. The very nature of work assumes that you feel the same every day and with this disease, that’s very far from reality. Staying in your job isn’t just about you soldiering through with gritted... Read moreChevron

Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Benefits of Yoga for RA Patients

Rheumatoid arthritis affects more than joints; it can affect body organs, mental health, energy levels, and a person’s overall quality of life. It is important for a person living with RA to treat the disease and to stay as strong, flexible, and active as possible. That’s not always easy to do and oftentimes we’re on our... Read moreChevron

posted 09/24/2014, comments (0)|
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RA Living: Maintaining Your Joy

I am sitting on my front porch drinking my first cup of coffee this morning.  The air is fresh with a slight chill.  Nothing like drinking hot, steaming coffee on a beautiful fall morning.

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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Online Study for Caregivers

Do you provide unpaid care for someone for three hours or more a day? Do you know someone who does? A new online study conducted by researchers at the University of Maryland is looking for participants and you may qualify.

 

About a year ago, I interviewed Kathryn Lynn Ziemer about her study of people living with chronic... Read moreChevron

Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Traveling with RA

Traveling can be an adventure, bringing you to new cities, new cultures, and new people. It expands your life, offers you the opportunity to widen your culinary horizons, and let’s not forget the masses of photos that can keep you company during rough times. Whether you’re traveling for pleasure or business, RA will come along and... Read moreChevron

posted 09/17/2014, comments (0)|

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