The course of rheumatoid arthritis differs from person to person. For some patients, they disease becomes less aggressive over time and symptoms may improve. Other people develop a more severe form of the disease, which can lead to serious complications that affect not only the joints but other areas of the body including organs. Fortunately, for many patients newer treatments are helping slow the progression of the disease and preventing severe disability.
Complications of...Read more
Nodules. They are one of the ugly side effects of rheumatoid arthritis. According to an interview done with Dr. Joan Merrill at... Read more »
As many patients know by now, tumor necrosis factor plays a key role in causing the inflammation and pain and swelling of joints we see in... Read more »
"Skincare is an often neglected aspect of dealing with rheumatoid arthritis. Both systemic effects of the disease and side effects from... Read more »