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Breaking the RA Pain Cycle — With Your Mind

It may seem silly — or impossible — but just as you trained your brain to know how to walk, or drive a car, you can also train your brain to push past the pain of your RA.

By Marianna Paulson, B.Ed., B.P.E.-O.R.

How to Catch Some Z's When Living With Gout

Studies show that people with gout have more flares in the nighttime than during the day — making it nearly impossible to sleep. So how do you push through the flare to get some Z’s?

By Martin Reed

Caregiver or Care Partner? How Terminology Evolves With Awareness

Care partner implies that the person who is living with the disease and the person providing care are equal and that is as it should be. But this isn’t always the case, so when are you a caregiver, and when are you a care partner?

By The Candid Caregiver

No More Cold and Clammy Night Sweats

Although night sweats isn’t a sleep disorder, they can still wreak havoc on your life — and sheets. There are a few culprits that could be eliminated so you sleep soundly — and dry.

By Martin Reed

Genetics vs. Exercise: What Causes Postmenopausal Weight Gain?

Genetics and exercise both affect weight gain after menopause. Find out what you can do to prevent obesity as your metabolism slows down with age.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

A Life of Chronic Migraines: What It’s Like

How does a person function with chronic Migraines? What is it like when acute head pain never goes away? One woman tells her story.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Taking Pride in Your RA Body

If you’re sitting there feeling shameful for your RA hands, swollen joints, or inability to be as active as others — stop. Be loud, proud, and unashamed.

By Lene Andersen

How to Get a National Park Access Pass When You Have Diabetes

People with disabilities, like diabetes, can get a National Park Access Pass, which allows them to visit many parks at no cost. Learn how to get yours.

By Eileen Bailey

7 Accomplished People With Eczema

If you think your eczema diagnosis means living a less productive life, think again! Here are seven luminaries that didn’t let their skin condition get in the way of success.

By Ashley Wall

How I Overcame 5 Ulcerative Colitis Insecurities

Living with a chronic condition like IBD can leave you with deep insecurities. Here’s how Mandy dealt with hers.

By Mandy Morgan