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RA Hacks for Household Chores

A day of decluttering can lead to pain and fatigue if you have RA. Use these tips to make household duties less likely to end in a flare.

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Failure-Proof Your Goals for 2020

Setting three tiny personal goals each month—instead of one huge one for the entire year—allows room for setbacks and restarts that keep you moving forward.

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Good Morning, Stiff Joints! Let’s Have a Better Day

A good night’s sleep is great for your RA, but that long period of inactivity can mean waking with stiff, sluggish-to-move joints. Try these tricks for easing morning stiffness, giving you a jump start to your day.

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Psoriatic Arthritis and Disability: All Your Questions, Answered!

If your PsA symptoms are so severe that it’s difficult to keep working, you may want to apply for disability benefits. Start here, with this basic guide to the often-confusing process.

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Psoriatic Arthritis: Need a Treatment Change?

There are too many treatment options to settle for one that’s not working. Watch for these red flags that suggest it’s time to talk to your doctor about switching things up.

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Supplements for Ulcerative Colitis: What Should You Take?

Ulcerative colitis can affect your body’s ability to absorb nutrients, but is popping multiple pills really necessary? Here’s how to find out.

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The Realest Psoriasis Feeds on Instagram

These #psoriasiswarriors are doing it for the 'gram—revealing all sides of their personal journeys with psoriasis.

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Exercising With Ulcerative Colitis? Here Are 5 Fixes for Common Problems

Wondering what to do if chronic diarrhea slows you down while exercising, an accident happens while you’re at yoga, or you’re too tired to work out? These tips can help you get in your daily workout even with UC.

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9 Zero-Proof Cocktails to Try Now

If you have hepatitis C, you'll love toasting with these alcohol-free cocktails that come packed with fresh fruit, veggies (yes!), and all the flavor. Bottoms up!

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On a Biologic for Crohn’s? These Tips Can Make Your Treatments Easier

Medical pros and two Crohn’s patients share their go-to advice for getting through those infusion and self-injections days.