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.
Just the thought of May makes me smile. May is the month of blooming flowers, gentle breezes, and welcome songbirds. May is also the month we celebrate Mother’s Day, the month we celebrate life. Everywhere I look I see opportunities for nurturing. I believe the need to nurture is in most of us, if not in all of us. …