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Avoid Infection While Taking Biologics for RA

Immunosuppressive medications help control rheumatoid arthritis, but they put you at risk of infection. Learn how to boost your immune system while treating RA.

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How Women Can Stay Healthy With RA

If you're a woman with rheumatoid arthritis, you may be at risk of other chronic conditions. Here's how you can protect your health.

Spanish espinacas con garbanzos, spinach with chickpeas.

RA-Friendly Espinacas con Garbanzos

You don’t have to travel to Spain to try this delicious Mediterranean dish, which can help with rheumatoid arthritis thanks to anti-inflammatory ingredients.

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Is Your Doctor's Office RA-Friendly?

When you live with rheumatoid arthritis, you spend a lot of time at the doctor’s office. Here's how to make sure yours can accommodate your RA needs.

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Are Thyroid Disease and Arthritis Connected?

Did thyroid disease cause your psoriatic arthritis, or was it the other way around. Learn about the links between thyroid disease and inflammatory joint issues.

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Taking Pride in Your RA Body

If you’re feeling down because rheumatoid arthritis has taken a visible toll on your body, don't let shame overshadow your strength.

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Exercises for All Levels of RA Pain

If rheumatoid arthritis pain makes it hard to get the exercise you need, try one of these RA exercises for every pain level.

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Break the RA Pain Cycle — With Your Mind

It may seem impossible, but just as you trained your brain to walk, or drive a car, you can push past the pain of your rheumatoid arthritis.

Chocolate truffles.

My Secret Coping Mechanism for RA

When rheumatoid arthritis pain creeps in, it’s hard to handle the rest of the world. That’s when this mom indulges her guilty pleasure: chocolate truffles.

Pharmacist reminding patient of drug interactions.

The Consequences of Taking Antibiotics and Methotrexate at The Same Time

It is very important to avoid taking antibiotics and methotrexate at the same time for these two reasons.