While the exact cause of RA remains unknown, we do now know, thanks to research, that genetics, hormones, and even dental health can trigger this chronic illness.
It doesn’t always have to be huge monumental steps that help you manage your RA. Baby steps count, too.
Learn more about how your oral health may trigger RA, and how RA can affect your teeth.
Sometimes getting out of bed can be exercise enough - so don’t be so hard on yourself.
The things that family, friends, and coworkers can say that are hurtful, and leave us wondering how they don’t understand.
From the time of diagnosis to years and year later, your relationship with rheumatoid arthritis evolves many times. How to change your view of living with RA to be more positive.
Living with RA is much like being pregnant: Someone will always have an opinion about how you are approaching life with this condition - and they won’t hesitate to share it.
Just because you can walk, run, or have children, doesn’t mean your RA is obsolete. Everyone with RA is welcome in this community, no matter the severity.
HealthCentral compiled some of the best exercises you can do after either knee- or hip-replacement surgery to help improve your fitness and mobility as you recover.
It’s important to share how you feel, be detailed about what you can do, ask questions, and be comfortable saying “no.”