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How to Get a Great RA Care Team

You can't go it alone, so it helps to have a team of health experts, from doctors to physical therapists, helping keep you afloat with rheumatoid arthritis.

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Meet MJ, The Former Mommy Blogger Who Now Writes About Ankylosing Spondylitis

In her new blog: “Kicking Hoops and Shooting Goals,” MJ Rowan captures the daily irony and flow of living with AS and fibromyalgia — both of which she has. MJ crafts an irresistible story you almost certainly cannot stop reading mid-paragraph.

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When Your Partner Has MS

Multiple sclerosis is a life-altering condition — it's not just going to alter your partner's life, it's going to alter yours, too. However, that doesn't mean it's the end of life and your relationship as you know it. Find ways to be a supportive partner, while keeping your spark alive.

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Clear Your Foggy Thyroid Brain

Brain fog really is a thing for thyroid patients — and it can be downright scary. These thyroid patients share their scariest and most embarrassing brain fog moments, while we share tips on how to clear the fog.

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How to Save Money on Your Thyroid Prescriptions

Follow these six tips and stop spending so much money on your thyroid prescriptions.

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10 Ways to Show Support for Someone With UC

Have a loved one with ulcerative colitis? Mandy, who has UC, shares what acts of kindness can really make a difference.

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Crohn’s Disease and Your Sleep: What You Should Know

Dealing with sleep problems in addition to Crohn’s? You’re not alone. Here’s how to get better rest with IBD.

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Should You Use Cannabis or CBD for Ulcerative Colitis?

Can medical marijuana, CBD, or other forms of cannabis help your IBD symptoms? Here’s what the research and experts say.

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Best Gifts Under $30 for People With Ulcerative Colitis

This gift guide will help you find the perfect stocking stuffer or small gift for your loved one with UC.

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Crohn's: What to Know About the Restroom Access Act

The Restroom Access Act, also known as Ally's Law, helps people living with Crohn's gain bathroom access when out and about during an emergency. Here’s what you should know.