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RA & Dry Coughs: Why You Need to Call Your Doctor Now

Rheumatoid arthritis can increase your risk of interstitial lung disease. Learn the symptoms plus how to stay safe.

By Lene Andersen, MSW
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The Complex Relationship Between Periodontal Disease and RA

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, you may also experience dental problems. Here's what you should know about the connection.

By Lisa Emrich
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8 Sneaky Signs You May Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Early diagnosis is key to staying active and independent. Watch for these red flags.

By Tracy Middleton
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Decoding Your Psoriatic Arthritis Bloodwork

Psoriatic disease is all about inflammation. Your blood work will tell you the full story, but it helps to know how to decode the results. Learn what your results are saying.

By Casey Nilsson
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9 Invisible Ways Psoriatic Arthritis Affects Your Body

It’s not just swollen, flaky knuckles. There are many psoriatic arthritis symptoms that you can’t even see. Here are the side effects to look (er, feel) for.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
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10 Red Flags of a Psoriatic Arthritis Flare

Recognize psoriatic arthritis before it flares. Pay attention to these 10 red flags to make changes early before the joint pain gets worse.

By Julie Cerrone Croner
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How Doctors Diagnose Rheumatoid Arthritis

Do you suspect you might have rheumatoid arthritis? These are the signs that your physician will look for to diagnose or rule out the condition.

By Lisa Fields
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Let's Talk About Ankylosing Spondylitis

We’ve got the doctor-approved scoop on causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other facts and tips that can make life with AS easier.

By Stephanie Wood
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How to Spot Psoriatic Arthritis Right Away

Early detection of PsA can prevent permanent joint damage. Watch for these signs.

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.