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What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

There are many different types of conditions that can cause chronic pain. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is certainly a challenging one. As one of the many...

Watch Out for Sneaky Early Warning Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation throughout the body. It targets all of your joints, leaving you with stiffness and...

Meal Prep Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Diet

Eating a healthy diet is important, especially when you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, joint pain stiffness and swelling can make cooking feel nearly...

Suffer From RA? Don’t Let Insomnia Get the Best of You

Sleepless nights are an unfortunate reality for many people with rheumatoid arthritis. Poor sleep contributes to far more than fatigue. If you're not getting...

Green Tea May Provide Relief for Rheumatoid Arthritis Sufferers

Green tea is unfermented tea leaves and the average brewed cup contains up to 150 milligrams of polyphenols, a type of antioxidant. Like other antioxidants,...

Your Sleep Apnea Could Be Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis

Understanding sleep apnea Sleep apnea is a condition where breathing is disrupted during sleep. These pauses in breathing last for at least 10 seconds and...

Early Signs of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) is a form of chronic arthritis. Surprisingly, Arthritis is one of the more prevalent chronic illnesses in children. Over 300,000 children...

The Underlooked Link Between PTSD and RA

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are two seemingly unconnected conditions. PTSD is a mental health condition with symptoms such as anxiety,...

5 Ways to Manage Fatigue From Rheumatoid Arthritis

When your body feels like lead and your energy level is next to zero, the last thing you want to do is contend with...

Eat Your Way to Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

Fruits & Vegetables Fruits and vegetables are your best option for great ingredients and health benefits. For example, strawberries, grapes, cherries, and peppers are loaded...

Soak Up Sun to Lower Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Sunlight & Vitamin D When sunlight hits your skin, not only does it give us that warm, comforting glow, but it starts a chain reaction...

Jeanine’s joints

By Margaret Jaworski Photo Courtesy of Jeanine Yutani: Jeanine Yutani (far right) with fellow riders Justin Baker and Laurie MillerJeanine's bike, Courtesy of CCC Notice...

Study: Funding, Access to Care Needed for Rheumatoid Arthritis

The nonprofit Rheumatoid Patient Foundation recently released a white paper on the results of a survey of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, "Unmasking Rheumatoid Disease:...

Living Easier with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an immune disease characterized by inflammation of the lining of the joints (synovium).By Margaret JaworskiThe persistent inflammation leads to painful...