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.
‘Spoon theory’ can help you edge out pain and fatigue to get through today without the inevitable flare tomorrow.
If you have rheumatoid arthritis, learn how to request the workplace accommdations you need under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).