Big Picture: Rheumatoid Arthritis

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


Coping with the Guilt of Chronic Illness

My energy level has been halved and there simply isn’t enough left for everything I need to do.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Tracker Apps to Help You Stay Healthy

Stay on top of your water intake, relax, and rewire bad habits—all things that are essential to managing chronic pain. These three apps keep track, so you don’t have to.

By Anna Legassie

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.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

What Does RA Feel Like?

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

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team

How Float Therapy Can Help Chronic Pain and Illness

Disconnect from the world in a peaceful tank of balmy water. Many swear by it to ease pain, insomnia, and other ailments.

By Anna Legassie