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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

Good Morning, Stiff Joints! Let’s Have a Better Day

A good night’s sleep is great for your RA, but that long period of inactivity can mean waking with stiff, sluggish-to-move joints. Try these tricks for easing morning stiffness, giving you a jump start to your day.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

What are DMARDs and How Do They Help RA?

DMARD drugs can help slow down rheumatoid arthritis, and in ideal cases, even bring about remission. Here's how they work.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

RA Complications You Should Know About

Learn how to protect yourself from little-known rheumatoid arthritis complications like lung, heart, bone, and eye disease.

By Stephanie Stephens

7 Tips for Managing Weight Gain With Psoriatic Arthritis

Managing weight gain is especially challenging when living with psoriatic arthritis. Here are seven practical tips, including recognizing triggers, trying low-impact exercises, and getting support.

By Julie Cerrone Croner

All About RA Treatment Options

If your current rheumatoid arthritis treatment isn’t working, maybe it’s time to consider one of these other options.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

How Women Can Stay Healthy With RA

If you're a woman with rheumatoid arthritis, you may be at risk of other chronic conditions. Here's how you can protect your health.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Let’s Talk About Sex With RA Meds

Rheumatoid arthritis medications can have a big impact on your sex life. Fortunately, modifying your treatment can likely help.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

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.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

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 Lisa Emrich