Living Your Best RA Life
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disorder that affects the lining of the joints, and can cause painful swelling and joint damage. If left untreated, it can lead to bone erosion and joint deformity.
Warning: Rough Waters Ahead
When Traci Martin decided to row 8,600 miles solo, her rheumatoid arthritis was the least of her worries.
Gratitude and Grit
Lene Andersen has fought a lifetime battle with rheumatoid arthritis. Her not-so-secret weapon? Living every day like it could be her last.
An RA diagnosis taught Anna Legassie to accept things she couldn't change—and fight like hell for everything else.
Here’s Why Having RA Increases Your Heart-Disease Risk
These conditions share more in common than you might think. The culprit? Chronic inflammation.
How to Talk About Life With RA
Why the words we use to describe our life with chronic illness matter
How I Deal With RA Brain Fog
In medspeak, brain fog is called cognitive impairment, and it can be way more disruptive than you realize.
My Body Can Beat Your Weather Radar
Science may not support a strong connection between weather and symptom flares, but ask anyone with chronic pain: It’s a thing.
One Woman's Secret to Living Fully—and Freely—With RA
HealthCentral's patient advocate Lene Andersen shares what it means to live a #NoLimits life with rheumatoid arthritis.