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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'

Folic Acid Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis

In the world of rheumatoid arthritis, the subject of folic acid is forever tied to methotrexate. A discussion of one is incomplete without the other. In searching the medical literature for articles related to ‘rheumatoid arthritis and folate (folic acid)’, I discovered that most of the titles of the articles include mention of... Read moreChevron

posted 01/28/2015, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

A Dream for RA in the Future

What if RA was recognized as the medical emergency many doctors feel it is? What would that look like?

 

We all hope for a future where RA is cured, but that wouldn’t make much of a post. So let’s pretend that the cure is within... Read moreChevron

posted 01/28/2015, comments (0)|
Marianna Paulson

Marianna Paulson, Health Guide

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Marianna has been living with rheumatoid arthritis for 35 years. RA has taught her to be flexible, even when her joints were not.

Green Light Questions To Move You into Better Health

A diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis can be one whopping big red light causing you to slam on your life brakes. Suddenly, you're prevented from doing the things you want or need to do. Wouldn't it be great if you could change those lights to green just by blinking, as Corrina, Whoopee Goldberg's character did in Read moreChevron

Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Health Costs Getting You Down? Join HealthCentral Twitter Chat

Do you have questions about managing medication costs? Do you have experiences that might help others? The financial side of living with RA can be a real challenge and HealthCentral is committed to helping you through it.

 

Join us on Twitter this Thursday at 2 PM ET for a #HealthTipsChat on dealing with the financial side... Read moreChevron

posted 01/26/2015, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Adapting to Rheumatoid Arthritis

“It’ll get better.”

 

“You’ll get used to it.”

 

You’ll hear this from doctors, family, and others in the community as you travel through your new diagnosis with RA, but is it really true? Can you get used to fatigue, pain, and taking enough medication to stock... Read moreChevron

posted 01/23/2015, comments (0)|

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