Latest by Emil DeAndreis

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The Best And Worst Weather For Your Joints

When you have rheumatoid arthritis, the weather can have a big impact on your joints. Here's how to cope with challenging weather conditions.

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My First Spin Class With Rheumatoid Arthritis

HealthCentral’s RA writer Emil tried an indoor spin class. Find out why the experience surprised him.

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How to Modify Your Workout For RA

When you live with rheumatoid arthritis, slight modifications to your normal workouts can help you get back in the gym.

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On Vacation With RA? You Can Still Workout

With rheumatoid arthritis, it's important to stay active, but if you're on vacation you may have to find new ways to exercise. Here's how.

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Exercising the Mind With RA

Learn some new ways to keep your mind active and engaged when rheumatoid arthritis is holding you back physically.

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Developing Thicker Skin With RA

For those of us with rheumatoid arthritis: Are our expectations reasonable or do we need to grow thicker skin?

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Rob Your Youth

It's tough being young with RA. It changes your life. Emil describes how you can get through.