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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

How to Manage Infection Risk With a Suppressed Immune System

The introduction of biologics and other treatments for RA has been great, but treatments do come with a downside. Since they suppress the immune system, they also increase your risk of infection. How do you treat your RA, while also boosting your immune system?

By Lene Andersen, MSW

10 Tips for Traveling with Medication When You Have RA

How to prepare your medications, the vaccinations you should have, how to store your meds on the go, and the documents you should have with you at all times when traveling with RA.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Making the Most of Immunization When You are Immunosuppressed

The three vaccines you should be getting with RA, the vaccines to avoid, and how they affect your meds.

By Lene Andersen, MSW