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Vitamin D May Help Rheumatoid Arthritis

Vitamin D offers benefits to people living with rheumatoid arthritis. Find out how you can test your vitamin D levels to make sure you're getting enough.

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Good Sources of Vitamin D for RA

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, make sure you're getting enough vitamin D through sunshine, supplements, and your diet.

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Cold Remedies on Methotrexate?

Methotrexate helps control rheumatoid arthritis, but it also makes you vulnerable to colds. Here are the cold remedies you can safely take.

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Should You Do the Whole30 Diet for Your RA?

Our rheumatoid arthritis writer went on the Whole30 diet to see how it affected his condition. Learn what happened. Hint: it helped.

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Can Gene Therapy Work for RA?

Gene therapy may be on the horizon for rheumatoid arthritis patients. Learn how it could help eliminate pain in specific areas of your joints.

Eating whole, fresh vegetables may help with rheumatoid arthritis.

RA-Friendly Foods and Diets to Try

There's no one-size-fits-all diet for rheumatoid arthritis, but these are some of the most common foods and diet plans you might want to try.

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Taking RA Medications During Pregnancy

Can rheumatoid arthritis medications harm a growing fetus when you're pregnant? Find out which RA medications are safe.

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Be Gentle With RA Newbies

When you’ve had RA for many years, it can be hard to remember what it’s like for a newbie. Here are some tips for supporting them.

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Hot Drinks That Offer Healing Health Benefits

These hot drinks will not only warm you up, but they can also help prevent and treat chronic health conditions like cancer and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Helpful Hand Exercises for RA

If your hands hurt from rheumatoid arthritis, hand exercises like curling your fingers and doing jazz hands can help keep your hands flexible and strong.