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9 Rheumatoid Arthritis Remedies You Probably Haven’t Tried

These exercise, food, and lifestyle hacks can help tame RA pain and increase joint mobility.

By Tracy Middleton
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The Best Workouts With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Whether your RA is moderate or severe, there is a workout option out there for you — and we had our expert RA writers try them, first-hand, just to prove it.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
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12 Ways to Get Relief From Psoriatic Arthritis Pain

Medication isn’t the only way to soothe psoriatic arthritis soreness. Here, experts offer their best tips to relieve pain and live better every day.

By Amy Marturana Winderl
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The Facts About Vitamin D and RA

There’s definitely a connection between vitamin D levels and rheumatoid arthritis. Find out what the research says, and what it means for you.

By Jerilyn Covert
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What Every Arthritis Patient Needs to Know About Cannabis

For people with arthritis pain, medical marijuana can bring relief without the side effects caused by traditional treatments. But it’s still not legal everywhere—yet.

By Meirav Devash
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Supplements for Rheumatoid Arthritis

More and more doctors are recommending food and dietary supplements to help treat chronic diseases like RA. See which natural treatments might be right for you.

By Jerilyn Covert
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Taking CBD Oil for RA

CBD oil comes from the cannabis plant, and it's an increasingly popular alternative treatment for people with chronic pain from RA.

By Lene Andersen, MSW
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Can This 'Pacemaker for the Brain" be a Cure for RA?

A device that gives small electrical stimulations to the brain could eliminate the need for RA medications in some people, but will it take the disease away entirely? A rheumatology expert weighs in on vagus nerve stimulation.

By Lene Andersen, MSW
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What It’s Like to Live With RA — In Germany

How is life with rheumatoid arthritis different around the world? We spoke to a woman in Germany to find out about her treatments, support system, and life with RA.

By Emil DeAndreis
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A Tropical, RA-Friendly Breakfast in a Bowl

Try this rheumatoid arthritis-friendly, anti-inflammatory breakfast bowl that’s packed with protein and fresh produce.

By Emil DeAndreis