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Should You Lay Off the Cheese and Yogurt — Or Load Up?

Conflicting research says that for some inflammatory conditions, dairy is harmful, while for others, it’s actually helpful. Find out if your condition is one that should be loading up on cheese, or ridding dairy altogether.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

What You Need to Know Before Getting Vaccinated

When you have RA, you have approximately double the risk of infection compared to the general population because of your suppressed immune system. But before you get vaccinated to protect yourself, this is what you need to know.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Can the Flu Make My RA Symptoms Worse?

When you have rheumatoid arthritis, getting a cold or the flu can add stress to your immune system and make your symptoms worse.

By Ask HealthCentral

Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Cause Hearing Loss?

Studies show that people with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to have hearing loss. Here's what you can do if you think you might be affected.

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

How to Navigate Medicare With RA

How can you know which Medicare plan you'll need for rheumatoid arthritis? We break it all down to help you determine which is right for you.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

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.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Learn about the causes, age range, and joint pain that set these two conditions apart — and the medications you should be taking for each.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

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.

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

Do You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis?

If joint pain and stiffness has you worried about rheumatoid arthritis, learn about the common signs and tests you'll need to confirm a diagosis.

By Stephanie Stephens

Can Your RA Cause Eye Problems Too?

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

By Stephanie Stephens