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How Essential Oils Can Help Your RA

Essential oils not only smell delightful, but they can also help with rheumatoid arthritis symptoms like sleeplessness, muscle tightness, and headaches.

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How to Get the Best RA Treatment

A new treatment style called treat-to-target tailors your rheumatoid arthritis care plan to your symptoms. Here's how it works.

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Seeing a Pain Specialist for RA

Treating rheumatoid arthritis doesn’t begin and stop with a rheumatologist. A pain specialist is also an important part of your care team.

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Home Remedies for RA Hand Pain and Stiffness

Pain and swelling in your hands can be par for the course with rheumatoid arthritis. These simple at-home remedies can make all the difference.

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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.

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Can Gluten-Free Diets Help Control RA?

Some people with rheumatoid arthritis say eating gluten-free helps control their symptoms. Here's how to decide if you should go gluten free.

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Foods for RA: An Anti-Inflammatory Meal Plan

There’s no specific RA diet, but these anti-inflammatory food and drink choices can help you fight inflammation every day of the week.

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Change Your Diet, Change Your Life With RA

If you’re looking for ways to reduce inflammation from rheumatoid arthritis, a diet change may help you take control. Here's how to get started.

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Is Keto Right For Your Chronic Illness?

It’s all the rage these days, but how does the high-fat, low-carb keto diet benefit your chronic condition? You might be surprised.

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Drunken Raisins to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

Do raisins soaked in gin actually reduce RA pain? The jury is still out on the science, but some people swear by this home remedy.