All about rheumatoid arthritis (RA), including symptoms, traditional and complementary treatments, management, lifestyle tips like recipes for inflammation, and inspirational stories of living with RA.
Her 20 RA-related surgeries have kept Carla Kienast out of a wheelchair and firmly present in her busy life as a blogger, travel enthusiast, and inspiration to others. And she has a sense of humor about it all, too.
If you live in a cold climate, preparing for winter might mean purchasing a pair of warm boots, salt for the driveway, and snow tires. But if you have RA, you'll want to know these tips to prevent flares and care for your body when the temperature drops.
Ever fell like your RA symptoms get worse after eating certain foods? You might be right. Some of the things we eat can make inflammation worse, while others don't. Find out which foods to try and which foods might be worth nixing from your diet.
When your body's in pain, how do you move forward? Find expert advice and use the collective wisdom of fellow RA patients and caregivers to live with greater ease at home, work, and beyond.
Can you guess which world record this mom with RA broke? Find even more stories of men and women staying active with rheumatoid arthritis, from the dance studio to the shores of the Great Lakes.
Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer. She lives with rheumatoid arthritis.
Cathy Kramer shares her life experiences as they relate to rheumatoid arthritis.
Previous studies have shown that people with a particular version of the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) gene are at increased risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and that environmental factors, such as cigarette smoking and air pollution, ca...
Bacteria commonly found in milk and beef, Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) may trigger rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in people with a genetic predisposition to the disease, according to a study from the University of Central Florida ...
Post-menopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) experience faster physical decline than pre-menopausal women with the disease, according to a study involving more than 8,000 women and published in Rheumatology. Symptoms of RA, including painful ...