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.
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Joint pain, stiffness, swelling, and hoarseness and shortness of breath? Yes! RA can affect the smaller joints in the head and neck.
For some, it’s the jar that might as well have a padlock. For others, it’s the childproof cap on a prescription bottle standing between them and relief of pain. Then there is the keyboard that makes your wrists hurt, scissors that cause the base join...
‘Spoon theory’ can help you edge out pain and fatigue to get through today without the inevitable flare tomorrow.