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Why Your RA Doctor Needs to Know About That Annoying Dry Cough—Now

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, you have a strong chance of developing interstitial lung disease. That’s right, your joint condition can actually have a big impact on how you breathe. Here, the symptoms to watch for—and five ways to reduce your risk.

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8 Sneaky Signs You May Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Early diagnosis is key to staying active and independent. Watch for these red flags.

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Disability May Begin Years Before an RA Diagnosis

Listening to those early rheumatoid arthritis symptoms and seeking treatment means a better shot at remission.

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Is My Arthritis Pain Age-Related or Something More?

Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are not the same conditions. Know the differences so you can seek the right treatment.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Do You Have Mild, Moderate, or Severe RA?

How different are the symptoms between mild, moderate, and severe RA - and how do you treat each type? Here's what you should know.

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How to Track Your RA Symptoms

Living with rheumatoid arthritis means not knowing how you'll feel tomorrow. Tracking your symptoms can help. Here's how to get started.