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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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Rethink Steroid Shots When Your Joint's 'Out of Joint'

Before you rush out to get that corticosteroid injection for your throbbing knee, consider this—a new study says it may do more harm than good.

By Stephanie Stephens
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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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Home Remedies for RA: Tart Cherries and Cherry Juice

Can you reduce rheumatoid arthritis pain and inflammation by eating tart cherries or drinking tart cherry juice? The evidence says yes!

By Lene Andersen, MSW
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When Is Surgery Appropriate for Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis sometimes requires surgery to help ease the pain of the condition. Here's how to decide if surgery is necessary.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN
A doctor examines a woman with ankylosing spondylitis.

Who to See If You Have Ankylosing Spondylitis

Effectively diagnosing and treating ankylosing spondylitis requires a multidisciplinary care team. These are the specialists you should see.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN
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9 Ways to Treat Psoriatic Arthritis

Cosentyx, Taltz, Otezla, oh my! Here's how to navigate finding the best treatment option for you.

By Amy Marturana Winderl
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Psoriatic Arthritis: Need a Treatment Change?

There are too many treatment options to settle for one that’s not working. Watch for these red flags that suggest it’s time to talk to your doctor about switching things up.

By Amy Marturana Winderl
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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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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