Latest by Lene Andersen, MSW

Taking Pride in Your RA Body

If you’re feeling down because rheumatoid arthritis has taken a visible toll on your body, don't let shame overshadow your strength.

Can Antibiotics Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis?

For some people with low RA disease activity, the antibiotic minocycline may help. Here's what you should know about whether it could work for you.

Fatty Liver From Methotrexate?

If you're taking methotrexate and battling extra weight, you could be at risk of developing fatty liver disease, which can lead to liver damage.

Managing RA After Childbirth

If you live with rheumatoid arthritis, you may wonder how you'll cope with being a parent. Here's what you should know about RA after childbirth.

Methotrexate for RA: What You Should Know

Methotrexate is the gold standard treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Here's everything you should know about this chemotherapy before you start taking it.

Vitamin D May Help Rheumatoid Arthritis

Vitamin D offers benefits to people living with rheumatoid arthritis. Find out how you can test your vitamin D levels to make sure you're getting enough.

Have Back Pain With Rheumatoid Arthritis?

If you live with rheumatoid arthritis and also experience lower back pain, here's what you should know and what you can do to ease the pain.

Mother’s Day When You Can't Have Children

Mother’s Day is a day of celebration — but for those who can’t bear children because of a chronic condition like rheumatoid arthritis, it can be a struggle.

10 Things Even RA Vets May Not Know

There have been so many developments in rheumatoid arthritis over the last decade that even RA veterans may not be up to date. Here's what you should know.

Taking RA Medications During Pregnancy

Can rheumatoid arthritis medications harm a growing fetus when you're pregnant? Find out which RA medications are safe.