Arthritis & Joints

Your one-stop-shop for all conditions relating to arthrtis and joints, including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Gout, and more.

Learning Self-Defense When You Live With Chronic Pain

Living with a chronic illness and pain may affect our ability to resist a potential attack. So how can we tailor self-defense to our unique needs? Here are some tips.

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Meet Your New Favorite Side Dish: RA-Friendly Sweet Potatoes

This sweet potato recipe incorporates many ingredients known to help alleviate inflammation in people with RA, such as ginger, turmeric, and parsley. Oh, and it’s delicious, so it’s a win-win.

By Emil DeAndreis

My Secret Coping Mechanism for Dealing With RA

When RA pain creeps in, it’s hard to handle the rest of the world. That’s why this mom secretly turns to this coping mechanism.

By Cathy Kramer

Can Antibiotics Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis?

For a small group of people living with RA, who have low disease activity, antibiotics may do the trick for treatment.

By Lene Andersen

The Complex Relationship Between Periodontal Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

People who have RA can experience any of a number of oral problems including dry mouth (xerostomia), methotrexate-induced mouth ulcers, temporomandibular disorders such as TMJ, infection, and periodontal disease (gingivitis and periodontitis).

By Lisa Emrich

The Consequences of Taking Antibiotics and Methotrexate at The Same Time

It is very important to avoid taking antibiotics and methotrexate at the same time for these two reasons.

By Lene Andersen

Meet the Experts

Lene Andersen

Patient Expert

Charis Hill

Patient Expert

Julie Cerrone Croner

Patient Expert

Julie Cerrone Croner is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Yoga Instructor & <a href="http://itsjustabadday.com/" target="_blank">Blogger</a> thriving with psoriatic arthritis & avascular necrosis

Lene Andersen

Patient Expert