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15 Health-boosting Tips for Women with RA

From the key screenings and questions to ask your doctor to the most impactful health habits, learn how to stay on top of your RA and live your healthiest life.

By Sarah Fielding
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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
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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 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
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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
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7 Tips for Psoriatic Arthritis Weight Gain

Follow this practical recommendations to stay fit and manage weight gain when living with psoriatic arthritis.

By Julie Cerrone Croner
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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
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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
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Methotrexate for RA: What You Should Know

Methotrexate is the gold standard treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Here's everything you should know about this chemotherapy before you start taking it.

By Lene Andersen, MSW
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Best Exercises for Arthritis Hand Pain

If you have arthritis that affects your hands, everyday tasks can be painful. Here's how hand exercises may help.

By Tim Gower