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Leslie Rott

Leslie Rott, Health Guide

Sociology graduate student living with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis

Advocating for Your Health, and For Others


When I began my PhD program in sociology in Michigan in 2007, I never imagined that eight years later, I would have... Read moreChevron


Is It Time To Change Direction?

Turning points are those pivotal moments in life that inspire us to change direction.  Living with RA offers many opportunities for change.  Change is not easy.  Change is not comfortable.  But change is necessary.


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Celeste Cooper

Celeste Cooper, Health Pro

Author, educator, patient and advocate

Understanding Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Have you ever awoken with tight neck muscles and pain so bad you couldn’t turn your head? If you have, then you got a glimpse of what happens in myofascial pain syndrome (MPS). In this example, trigger points developed from sleeping with your head and neck in the wrong position. For most people the pain and stiffness will go away... Read moreChevron

posted 05/26/2015, comments (0)|
Britt J Johnson

Britt J Johnson, Health Guide

RA Social Ambassador for HC - Listening to YOU!

Introducing Health Central’s New Rheumatoid Arthritis Social Ambassador

Hi all!!


I decided to write a letter to you, the wonderful readers of HealthCentral’s RA site, and the RA community who has grown to be my friends!



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Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Folic Acid Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis

In the world of rheumatoid arthritis, the subject of folic acid is forever tied to methotrexate. A discussion of one is incomplete without the other. In searching the medical literature for articles related to ‘rheumatoid arthritis and folate (folic acid)’, I discovered that most of the titles of the articles include mention of... Read moreChevron

posted 01/28/2015, comments (0)|

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