Effective Rheumatoid Arthritis treatment consists of a combination of medication, exercise, a healthy diet and alternative, or complementary treatments to ease pain and inflammation. Depending on your condition, your doctor may prescribe disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), Nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or steroids. Supplement medication with a healthy diet and exercise like yoga.
Most of us start treatment for RA with methotrexate. When your rheumatologist hands you the prescription, they usually do so with the statement "it is very important that you not drink alcohol while taking this medication." We get a lot of questions here on RAHealthCentral about methotrexate and alcohol. Why can't you drink while on this…