There is no known way to prevent IBD arthritis.
There is no single best treatment for arthritis associated with IBD. Joint pain may be relieved by a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Many doctors recommend a newer medication called celecoxib (Celebrex) instead of older anti-inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin and others) or naproxen (Aleve and others). Celebrex is in a class of drugs called Cox-2 inhibitors, which don't thin the blood or...Read more
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May is Arthritis Awareness Month and I want to discuss the connection between rheumatoid arthritis and heart disease. If you live with... Read more »
I have discussed here more than once the increased risk of death in rheumatoid arthritis patients when compared to healthy individuals. ... Read more »
Although I’ve had RA for most of my 31 years, until I read the Australian study this week, I never knew that people with RA have a higher... Read more »
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