Alternative Treatment

Good Sources of Vitamin D for RA

Three main sources of Vitamin D, including two delicious recipes that include good amounts of the vitamin that can help to lessen your disease activity.
Cathy Kramer

Which Cold Remedies Can I Use While on Methotrexate?

While immunosuppressants like Methotrexate and biologics are helping to suppress your RA, your body becomes vulnerable to colds, and then you’re limited on what to take because of how medicine affects immunosuppressants. What’s a person with a cold (...
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Can Gene Therapy Work for RA?

Gene therapy is on the horizon for cancer patients, so researchers are testing to see if it will work for RA, too. The treatment would aim to eliminate pain in specific areas of your joints, like your hands, wrists, and more.
Casey Nilsson

An Apple a Day May Keep COPD Away

Research shows that loading up on antioxidants such as apples, tomatoes, and Vitamin C can repair lung damage caused by smoking, and slow decline for those with COPD.
Amy Hendel

Foods That Can Make Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Better

While those with RA respond differently to foods — some positive, and some negative — a new study shows evidence of the impact of specific foods and diets for RA. Find out which ones you should turn to, and which to avoid.
Lene Andersen

Naturopathic Medicine Offers Alternatives for Thyroid Issues

A Naturopathic Doctor explains that while many of his patients exhibit typical thyroid symptoms, traditional medicine has struggled to make the correct diagnosis and treatment, so he turns to naturopathic treatment like vitamins, diet, and meditation...
Rich Monetti

Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications and Pregnancy

It’s commonly believed that if you’re pregnant, you shouldn’t take any medication at all because it may hurt the baby. But when you have RA, it may actually be better for both you and your baby to control your RA with medication. Here’s what you can ...
Lene Andersen