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Big Picture: Rheumatoid Arthritis

"I didn’t know how long I was going to be able to move."


How to Judge When to Take a Sick Day

How to Judge When to Take a Sick Day

Personal Day. Mental Health Day. Sick Day. When you work and have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), any one, or all of those titles might apply to your decision to take a day off work.

What Does RA Feel Like?

What Does RA Feel Like?

Want your loved ones to know how you feel? Send this around.

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Can RA Cause Shortness of Breath?

Joint pain, stiffness, swelling, and hoarseness and shortness of breath? Yes! RA can affect the smaller joints in the head and neck.

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A Simple Energy Boost for People With Rheumatoid Arthritis

‘Spoon theory’ can help you edge out pain and fatigue to get through today without the inevitable flare tomorrow.

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Workplace Accommodations With RA

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, learn how to request the workplace accommdations you need under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).