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Rheumatoid Arthritis

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When and Why Is Prednisone Used for RA?


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How Does Prednisone Work?


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What Are the Side Effects?


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How Much Is Too Much?


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How Long Should I Take it?


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Are Longer-Term Meds Better?


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What About GI Side Effects?


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Will Prednisone Affect My Sleep?


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Can Exercise and Nutrition Help?


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How Do I Protect My Bones on Prednisone?


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How Do I Reduce My Risk of Infection From Prednisone Use?


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Should I Ask to Tapering Off Prednisone?


Lara DeSanto

Lara DeSanto

@laradesanto

Lara is a former digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She continues to contribute to HealthCentral while she works towards her masters in marriage and family therapy and art therapy. In a past life, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at WTOP.com.


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