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.
Foot pain often comes with psoriatic arthritis and can lead to other complications. Protect and be good to your feet with these nine tips.
How exactly does getting drunk on raisins treat your RA, you wonder? Well, the jury is still out, to be honest. Some swear by this drunken remedy, while science doesn’t quite back it just yet. Still, it might be worth a try for you.
It’s more difficult to manage a psoriatic arthritis flare-up after it’s happened. Be proactive and follow these steps to prepare beforehand.
Your age, genetics, and even exposure to smoke at a young age can have an effect on whether you develop RA, or not.
People assume so many things about living with RA, like that it’s “just a joint disease,” or that men can’t get it. These facts may help clear things up.
When your child, no matter the age, needs you and you can’t provide because your RA is holding you down, it is hard to not feel guilty. Pile on the fact that RA is hereditary, and you’re left shouldering a world of guilt. You’re not alone.
Sometimes, talking about living with RA and the pain and vulnerabilities that accompany it can be just as daunting as hiking a mountain — literally. Emil takes you on a journey of both, and how he overcame his figurative and literal mountains.
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.