Tips, inspiration stories, recipes, and more for those living with conditions relating to arthrtis and joints, including rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, and more.
Psoriatic arthritis is unpredictable and progressive: it can worsen gradually, and even imperceptibly. If any of the items on this checklist apply to your condition, it may be time to talk to your doctor about a new treatment plan.
Life with a chronic illness comes with pain. If your pain makes it difficult to sleep at night, you're not alone. There’s a name for it: 'painsomnia.'
Did you know that staying in bed for an RA flare isn’t always best? Experts recommend alternating periods of rest with movement to keep joints from getting stiff. These 10 tips can help you during your next RA flare.
Warming up with a bowl of chili or crunching on a sweet apple can actually benefit your rheumatoid arthritis. We detail which fall foods can help or harm your RA.
When you have RA, you have approximately double the risk of infection compared to the general population because of your suppressed immune system. But before you get vaccinated to protect yourself, this is what you need to know.
Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer. She lives with rheumatoid arthritis.
Charis is a patient expert who writes about ankylosing spondylitis with hopes to educate and raise awareness.