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Countdown: Top 10 RA and Chronic Illness Articles of 2017

Top 10.

Women having a spa day.

10: Self-care is Not Selfish

Hair clump from a hair brush.

9: Hair Loss in RA: Causes and How to Cope

Depressed woman thinking.

8: Newly Diagnosed with RA? Common Concerns and How They May Change

A puzzle missing pieces.

7: The Link Between Dental Health and RA

Healthy foods.

6: Survey Shows Diet Works for Some People with RA

Mirah’s LBLN Journey
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5: Living With RA: Mirah’s LBLN Journey

Man looking at a woman.

4: How RA Affects Men and Women Differently

Nauseous man next to the toilet.

3: Green Around the Gills: Dealing with Nausea in Chronic Illness

Traci Martin
Remedy Health Media

2: Living With RA: Traci Martin’s LBLN Journey

Woman stretching at home.

1: Thrifty Home Fitness Tips for RA

Lene  Andersen, MSW

Lene Andersen, MSW


Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer living in Toronto. Lene (pronounced Lena) has lived with rheumatoid arthritis since she was four years old and uses her experience to help others with chronic illness. She has written several books, including Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tools for Managing Treatment, Side Effects and Pain, and 7 Facets: A Meditation on Pain, as well as the award-winning blog, The Seated View.

Lene serves on HealthCentral's Health Advocates Advisory Board, and is a Social Ambassador for the RAHealthCentral on Facebook page, She is also one of HealthCentral's Live Bold, Live Now heroes — watch her incredible journey of living with RA.