Saturday, December 20, 2014

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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RA Daily Forecast: Mostly cloudy today with periods of intermittent dense brain fog leading to “word stumbling”, disjointed thoughts, and slow body movements. These unnerving conditions will last all day, and most likely draw stares from non-RAers who happen to cross your path.   Sometimes my RA World is foggy. I know as soon as I…

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, commented on Making Plans for the Future with RA It's always something, isn't it? Whether you have RA or are part of the general…

12/17/14

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Leslie Rott, Health Guide, posted When Pushing Yourself Is Productive When you’re coping with RA, sometimes it’s hard to know what you can…

12/14/14

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, posted Tips for Surviving the Holidays with RA The air is a redolent with the aromas of pine and gingerbread, there’s a…

12/10/14

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Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide, commented on My RA Life: When Brain Fog Descends Adding migraines to the mix can really make things interesting. My son and I both…

12/09/14

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