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6 Chronic Autoimmune Illnesses Linked to Chronic Hives

Studies link chronic hives with autoimmune diseases such as thyroid disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and celiac disease. Learn more about the connection.

By Rachel Zohn

Not a Dry Eye in The House — Unless You Have RA

Believe it or not, RA issues can show up in your eyes, too. So if you’re experiencing dry eyes, blurred vision, or severe eye pain, it could be the usual culprit — your RA.

By Stephanie Stephens

Little-Known RA Complications and How to Manage Them

With RA, you typically think of the joint pain and stiffness, but what about RA “lung” (ILD), heart disease, osteoporosis, and eye disease? Know how to protect yourself — and ultimately, your health.

By Stephanie Stephens

Drunken Raisins to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

How exactly does getting drunk on raisins treat your RA, you wonder? Well, the jury is still out, to be honest. Some swear by this drunken remedy, while science doesn’t quite back it just yet. Still, it might be worth a try for you.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

9 Ways to Prepare for a Psoriatic Arthritis Flare-Up

It’s more difficult to manage a psoriatic arthritis flare-up after it’s happened. Be proactive and follow these steps to prepare beforehand.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

A Sweet Remedy For Your RA

Studies show that drinking tart cherry juice or eating tart cherries helps to reduce arthritis pain and inflammation. Add some tart cherry juice to sparkling water, teas, or smoothies for a delicious and healing boost.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Factors to Consider When Choosing The Right RA Treatment For YOU

There is no shortage of RA treatment options these days — to the extent that it can almost be overwhelming. Here are some tips on navigating the choices that are available to you.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

Can You Imagine an RA-Free Future?

Most people with RA have to try several drugs before finding one that works for them. But what if you were diagnosed before any symptoms, and treatments were tailored to your very genetic makeup, environment, and lifestyle? That’s precision medicine.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Don’t Get Stuck in Your RA Treatment — There Are Other Options

If your current RA treatment isn’t working for you, maybe it’s time to consider one of these other options, like NSAIDs, biologics, steroids, or a tailored treatment plan.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Is It Psoriatic Arthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis?

The right treatment for psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis begins with a correct diagnosis. Here are some ways you can tell the two conditions apart.

By Casey Nilsson