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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. 

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If there is such a thing as a small miracle, then I have experienced one.  Back in March, I had a cortisone shot in my hip for bursitis that is secondary to my arthritis.  I was really nervous about the whole thing, but I realized that my hip pain was really impacting my quality of life in a negative way and that I was in an unacceptable…

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