Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Emotional Health

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RA patients are known to have a higher rate of depression than the general population.  Concerns with lifestyle, mobility and appearance contribute to poor emotional health, and concern for the future may contribute to anxiety.  Through management of emotional health, though, an RA patient can live an active, healthy lifestyle with a high quality-of-life.

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“I’M FINE!”   Does that sound familiar?   That’s the trope I use when almost anyone who is not chronically ill asks me how I am doing. Mainly I say it because I know that they don’t really want to hear how I actually feel, and if they did, they would realize that I am in pain all the time, and expressing that would get old fast.   So…

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Leslie Rott, Health Guide, commented on How Do You Talk To Others About RA Pain? That sounds like a good strategy!

06/10/15

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, posted Turning Points: Saying Yes to Change… “It was a turning point in my life.” We say this as if it is as…

05/27/15

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, commented on Finding Joy in the Magic of Spring What a lovely post, Vanessa. It made me smile and the sun come out in my heart.…

04/23/15

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, commented on Random Acts Of Kindness: Bringing Hope… You are so right. I think the busy and the multitasking is so relentless…

04/02/15

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