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Have Back Pain With Rheumatoid Arthritis?

If you live with rheumatoid arthritis and also experience lower back pain, here's what you should know and what you can do to ease the pain.

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Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Go Into Remission?

If you live with rheumatoid arthritis, remission is the Holy Grail, but drug-free remission is rare and usually temporary. Here's what you should know.

Sick woman on couch with tea, cold medicine and crumpled kleenex on ottoman.

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.

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5 Reasons to See Your Rheumatologist

It’s easy to avoid going to your rheumatologist when you're rheumatoid arthritis feels OK, but here are 5 reasons you should go anyway.

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Caring for a Newborn When You Have RA

Caring for a newborn when you have rheumatoid arthritis can seen downright daunting. These moms with RA speak candidly — and tell you it is possible.

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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Fight RA Brain Fog With These Tips

You’ve heard of “pregnancy brain” and “baby brain,” but did you know that “RA-brain” is a thing, too? These tips can help you overcome RA brain fog.

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Learning Self-Defense With Chronic Pain

Living with a chronic illness can make it hard to resist an attack. So how can you learn self-defense in a way that fits your needs? Follow these tips.