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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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People who live with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have approximately double the risk of infection compared to the general population. This is partly due to the fact that many of us take immunosuppressant medications, such as methotrexate and the Biologics. However, it’s also theorized that the immunologic response that happens in autoimmune…

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, commented on Signs You May Need to Change RA… Excellent tips, Lisa. Often, RA comes creeping back and it's hard to pinpoint…

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, commented on What You Need to Know About RA and… Amen to that! It's a good model for life.

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, posted The Month Ahead: Breast Cancer… RA can give you blinders. When you live with this disease, it can be difficult to…

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Lene Andersen, Health Guide, commented on An RA Beginner’s Guide: How to Manage… I'm so glad I could help! Were you worried about something other than…

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