Rheumatoid Arthritis

Hoarseness and Shortness of Breath: Is Your Rheumatoid Arthritis the Cause?

Woman experiencing shortness of breath.

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    Lisa Emrich

    Lisa Emrich


    Living with multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid Arthritis, Lisa Emrich is an award-winning, passionate patient advocate, health writer, classical musician, and backroad cyclist. Her stories inspire others to live better and stay active. Lisa is author of the blog Brass and Ivory: Life with MS and RA and founder of the Carnival of MS Bloggers. Lisa frequently works with organizations in support of better policies, patient-centered research, and research funding.

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