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.
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 Corrina, Corrina did? As I've…