After an RA diagnosis, you may have to tweak your life expectations, but you don’t have to lower them. You’re capable of much more than you know.
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"I am without a doubt healthier, stronger—both mentally and physically—and probably a better person since I was diagnosed with MS."
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Sleep disturbances are common for people with UC. But these strategies can help you get the rest you need.
Diet and exercise are especially important for children with JRA and other chronic illnesses, which can affect weight, appetite, and overall health.
This type of inflammatory bowel disease comes with some gnarly side effects (hello, crushing cramps and bloody diarrhea). But once you become familiar with the most common symptoms and treatment options, relief will follow.
We cut the 'med speak' and get right to the point. Biologics have the ability to bring about remission. Here's how they work and what's likely to happen when you're on them.
When you have ulcerative colitis, you’re bound to experience a variety of unpleasant symptoms. But how do you know when something is severe enough to go to the doctor or even the ER?
UC can bring planned and unplanned costs and paperwork. To help keep your stress level low, here are helpful strategies to make managing paperwork and finances easier.
Learn how to navigate diagnosis, treatment, and daily life with ankylosing spondylitis, a rare and painful condition that afflicts men and women of all ages.
Can you guess which world record this mom with RA broke? Find even more stories of men and women staying active with rheumatoid arthritis, from the dance studio to the shores of the Great Lakes.
Learn how to manage flares whether at home or away; the right way to advocate for yourself at the doctor's office; and what your dermatologist wishes you knew.