All about rheumatoid arthritis (RA), including symptoms, traditional and complementary treatments, management, lifestyle tips and inspirational stories of living with RA.
CBD oil, created from the cannabis plant, is an increasingly popular alternative treatment for those in the chronic pain community. But before you “dig in,” you should probably know whether it’s legal — and safe.
A new treatment style called treat-to-target takes measures to tailor your treatment to your symptoms, and change it as often as needed until it works. But if you’re not speaking up at the doctor, they won’t know what, or how, to treat you.
The causes, age range, and joint pain that sets these two conditions apart — and the medications you should be taking according to which condition you actually have.
If you're having trouble getting diagnosed with RA, your symptoms are coming and going or overlapping with other conditions, or even if your blood tests don't show RA at all — you could have seronegative RA. So, what does that mean exactly, and what can you do about it?
In case you didn't already know, RA is a complex condition that can benefit from a team approach. Meaning, you need a rheumatologist to treat your RA, and a pain specialist to treat your pain. Here's why.
This delicious dish omits ingredients like gluten and processed sugars, which are suspected to aggravate inflammatory issues. It also has known anti-inflammatories such as ginger and garlic, and it satisfies your sweet and salty cravings. So that’s like a win-win-win-win?
When your body's in pain, how do you move forward? Find expert advice and use the collective wisdom of fellow RA patients and caregivers to live with greater ease at home, work, and beyond.
Can you guess which world record this mom with RA broke? Find even more stories of men and women staying active with rheumatoid arthritis, from the dance studio to the shores of the Great Lakes.
Previous studies have shown that people with a particular version of the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) gene are at increased risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and that environmental factors, such as cigarette smoking and air pollution, ca...
Bacteria commonly found in milk and beef, Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) may trigger rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in people with a genetic predisposition to the disease, according to a study from the University of Central Florida ...
Post-menopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) experience faster physical decline than pre-menopausal women with the disease, according to a study involving more than 8,000 women and published in Rheumatology. Symptoms of RA, including painful ...