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The Best Workouts With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Whether your RA is moderate or severe, there is a workout option out there for you — and we had our expert RA writers try them, first-hand, just to prove it.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
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Mind-Body Basics for People with MS

Learning how to get a handle on stress (so it doesn’t manhandle you!) not only helps you manage multiple sclerosis symptoms, it may help you prevent them too.

By Rachel Zohn
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It's Time to Recharge

Combat the stress of Hepatitis C (or any chronic condition) with yoga nidra, a discipline that fosters relaxation.

By Dawn Raffel
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On Processing Life's Difficult Emotions: Breaking Free From Anger, Grief, and Fear

Anger, grief, and fear are some of life's difficult emotions. The secret to freeing yourself from their hold? Recognizing them and taking ownership of them, says mental health advocate Mike Veny.

By Mike Veny
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10 Joint-friendly Ways to Boost Flexibility With Psoriatic Arthritis

Help keep your PsA pain in check with stretches and exercises that are gentle enough to do every day.

By Elizabeth Millard
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Why It’s Smart to Stay Active When You Have OCD

Exercise and even gentle yoga can help you better manage symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder. And you don’t need to become a gym rat to benefit.

By Meryl Davids Landau
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Restorative Yoga and Yin Yoga for Emotional Release

A book and a friend change the way Mike Veny thinks about how his body releases trauma, helping him to understand that he needs to practice yoga to heal.

By Mike Veny
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Meditation Benefits for Thyroid Patients

Meditation is an effective technique for establishing a mind-body connection and managing stress if you live with a thyroid condition.

By Mary Shomon
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10 Best Exercises for Back Pain

As long as your doctor says it’s OK, doing these exercises for back pain may actually help relieve your symptoms — building core strength is the key.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
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10 Natural Ways to Relieve Your Back Pain

Before you request a prescription for your back pain, consider asking your doctor about these natural remedies.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.