Rheumatoid Arthritis

Find the latest news and stories on rheumatoid arthritis (RA), including symptoms, treatments, management, and inspirational stories of living with RA.


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.

By Lene Andersen

My RA Moment: Taking Control of My Care

Why isn’t my doctor listening to me? Does my doctor doubt the hell I have lived for more than a decade of my life? Is this what the rest of my life will be like – constant pain and immobility? Those were the questions running through my head as my rh...

By Janssen Biotech, Inc.

What To Expect… When You're No Longer Expecting

You’ve had your baby — congratulations! Now what? How do I care for my baby while still caring for myself? What will happen with my RA? Will it come back with a vengeance? You take care of the baby — we’ll take care of you.

By Lene Andersen

6 Reasons Why You Should Go to an Advocacy Conference for Chronic Illness

Attending events like this can initially be intimidating. Writing and sharing your story via social media is one thing, but meeting the people who know intimate details of your life is another. However, there’s no benefit like making connections and ...

By Cathy Kramer

When Methrotrexate Makes You Sick(er)

One patient weighs the pros and cons of the side effects from methotrexate, including alopecia, nausea, and dizziness. Find out whether she decided that the side effects were worth the benefits that methotrexate provided — or not.

By Holly Johnson