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Autoimmune Diseases: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Although they are one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, autoimmune diseases have not gotten the attention they deserve. If you catch an autoimmune disease early enough, its...
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Top Foods That Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you live with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you know how challenging this painful condition can make everyday life. As an autoimmune disease, it causes your body’s immune system to mistakenly attack your joints. Researchers...
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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 types of arthritis, it can cause joint pain, swelling and...
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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 pain. What many people don’t know about rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
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Cycling To Help With Arthritis

Doctors recommend cycling as an exercise treatment beneficial for patients with arthritis, and it may help with arthritis pain relief.Arthritis can hit anybody without warning regardless of age. It is very a very painful condition...
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Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications: What You Need to Know

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory chronic disease that progresses over time and has no known cure. Rheumatoid arthritis medications will help to stop or slow inflammation, preventing your symptoms from getting worse and...
gluten free diet for rheumatoid arthritis

Should I try a Gluten-Free Diet for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) can cause swelling, pain and discomfort, all of which can worsen over time if not treated with proper medication, physical therapy, diet and exercise.RA is the most common type of autoimmune...
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How to Start an Easy Exercise Routine for Beginners

Many people with conditions that cause chronic pain, such as fibromyalgia or rheumatoid arthritis, report that regular exercise improves their condition. Starting a new exercise routine, however, can be difficult. The good news is...
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New Study Shows Vitamin D May Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis

A team of researchers at University of Birmingham has discovered that maintaining sufficient levels of vitamin D in the body could help prevent the onset of rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.The study, published...
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Exercise and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Aerobic Exercise Can Be Safe and Effective for People with Rheumatoid Arthritis A study by medical researchers in France found that cardio exercise can actually help people with rheumatoid arthritis. In fact, exercise can actually lessen...
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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 impossible. Nobody living with RA wants to stand at the...
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5 Things to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful condition that causes inflammation in the joints, affecting the fingers, wrists, feet and ankles. The pain of rheumatoid arthritis can cause deformity or immobility in these locations in the...
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3 Foods that Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, you know how frustrating it can feel to be in constant pain to the point where you can’t even move parts of your body. Finding an...
Modify Your Home for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Modify Your Home for Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

Your home should be a sanctuary of comfort and safety. But if you live with rheumatoid arthritis, then you know that every day is fraught with challenges, even during the most simple household tasks....
Manage Your RA with Physical Therapy

Manage Your Rheumatoid Arthritis With Physical Therapy

How Physical Therapy Can Improve Your Life Physical therapy is designed to help you perform your everyday tasks more comfortably and efficiently. You can ask your physical therapist to help you with nearly any activity....
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Exercising with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Strength Training Many people with Rheumatoid Arthritis think that in order for your muscles to get strong, you have to lift heavy weights, but that's not necessarily true. Your muscles get stronger when you use...
Suffer From RA Dont Let Insomnia Get The Best of You

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 enough rest, you're also at a higher risk for depression,...
Green Tea

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, polyphenols prevent molecules from oxidizing, a process that has the...
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Tackling The Issue Of Medical Marijuana For Chronic Pain

Regardless of personal belief regarding the legality of medical marijuana, studies proving its effectiveness for chronic pain are interesting. Currently, 29 states and DC have adopted acceptance of Medical Marijuana into state law. This...
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

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 in the United States suffer from this condition, with girls...
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Rheumatoid Arthritis Recipes

Try these six delicious, inflammation-busting recipes Finding ways to eat the right types of foods in a healthy but delicious way can be a challenge. We've developed a few Rheumatoid Arthritis recipes that should give...
Ways to Manage Fatigue from Rheumatoid Arthritis

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 life. Fatigue is a daily reality for rheumatoid arthritis sufferers...
soak up some sun to lower your risk of rheumatoid arthritis

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 in your bodies that produces vitamin D. Vitamin D is...
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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Foods that Help

Ensure your meals are loaded with Omega-3 and antioxidants to keep your RA at bay. With so many new medicines and medical devices on the market, you may sometimes lose sight of other remedies and...