Live Well with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Getting to Know Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease and chronic inflammatory condition that causes pain, redness, heat, swelling and stiffness in the joints and ...
Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Osteoarthritis

Explains Dr. Oz, "Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes the body to attack its own tissues. Osteoarthritis, on the other han...

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How Rheumatoid Arthritis Damages the Entire Body
Are You at Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

As you get older, it's normal to feel occasional joint pain or stiffness that comes and goes, but what if that awful, early morning stiffness won&...

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9 Must-Ask Rheumatoid Arthritis Questions
Complications of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Cartilage and joint damage aren't the only effects of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Unfortunately, RA can also impact other parts of your body increa...

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Ask the Experts: RA Symptom Prevention
Is It Time to See a Doctor for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Occasional joint pain doesn't usually require medical treatment, but pain that won't go away or that gets worse shouldn't be ignored. See ...

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6 Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Rheumatoid Arthritis

Suspecting you have RA or being diagnosed with it brings up a lot of stressful feelings and emotions, not to mention—a lot of questions. You wan...

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Diagnosing Rheumatoid Arthritis

When you see a rheumatologist about joint pain symptoms for the first time, he or she will look at several factors to determine if you have rheumatoid ...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Treatment and Remission

In her blog,, RA advocate and Sharecare Top 10 Online Influencer, Kelly Young says, "I always thought remission was the Holy Grail ...

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If Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment is Working, How Should I Feel?
Medications for Rheumatoid Arthritis

In most cases, treatment for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) begins with medication. Common drugs for RA can be divided into two categories: drugs that trea...

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How Should I Tell People About My Newly Diagnosed Rheumatoid Arthritis?
What's the Best Thing I Can Do for My Rheumatoid Arthritis?
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5 Powerful Ways to Combat Arthritis-Related Fatigue

Aside from joint pain, fatigue is one of the most difficult rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptoms. Fatigue refers to exhaustion that interferes with your ...

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9 Ways to Live Better with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Coping with Emotions When You Have RA

"Getting a diagnosis of RA can arouse a gamut of emotions," says Nathan Wei, MD, director of the Arthritis Treatment Center in Frederick, Ma...

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5 Natural Ways to Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
Rheumatoid Arthritis: 7 Diet Do's and Don'ts
The Best Exercises for Rheumatoid Arthritis
7 Tips for an Arthritis-Friendly Home
Is Rheumatoid Arthritis Different in Men and Women?