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.
I am thrilled to announce the launch of the Live Bold Live Now project! In it, HealthCentral profiles three people who live with three different conditions — RA, Crohn’s and psoriasis — in a beautiful rich media project. I’m extra thrilled (and more than a little abashed) to tell you that I’m the subject of the RA…