Can I still take my medication while pregnant? Will I pass RA to my baby? Will my RA get worse while I’m pregnant? These are real and tough concerns — and we’re addressing all of them.
You’ve heard of “pregnancy brain” and “baby brain,” but did you know that “RA-brain” is a thing, too?
Living with a chronic illness and pain may affect our ability to resist a potential attack. So how can we tailor self-defense to our unique needs? Here are some tips.
How to prepare your medications, the vaccinations you should have, how to store your meds on the go, and the documents you should have with you at all times when traveling with RA.
Whether it’s by doctors, friends, colleagues, or even your closest family, their words can hurt when they just don’t understand what it’s like to live with RA.
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.
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.
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.
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.