7 Unusual Symptoms Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you’re living with RA, you know all too well what it’s like to have a body that doesn’t work the way it should. You’ve probably had to make changes in your daily routine just to accommodate your symptoms, which can include joint pain and stiffness, fatigue, muscle weakness, and difficulty moving. There are many […]

6 Achievable Objectives to Help You Better Handle Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a tough disease to manage, especially when it comes to physical limitations and energy deficits. The disease can take a toll on your body, causing fatigue, stiff and painful joints, and an overall feeling of being unwell. It’s common for people with rheumatoid arthritis to experience a decline in their occupational and […]

Achievable Goals That Can Help You Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis

Life has its way of throwing curveballs, doesn’t it? Just when you’re feeling like you’ve got everything under control—you know, getting your finances in order, maybe even starting to think about retirement—life comes along and knocks you off your feet. One thing that can make this kind of life-changing experience especially difficult to handle is […]

Living Successfully with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a debilitating disease that can affect anyone at any stage of life. It can develop slowly, over a period of years, or it can strike suddenly. Regardless of the form it takes, the disease destroys the normal functioning of the body’s joints, causing severe pain and limiting everyday activities. The Arthritis Research […]

Survival Tips for Managing a Rheumatoid arthritis Flare-Up

What do you do when your joints are on fire? It’s a question that anyone with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has probably asked themselves at some point. RA is an autoimmune disease that attacks healthy tissue in the body, including the joints—and it can be a real struggle for those who suffer from it. RA starts […]

6 Core Exercises to Relieve Back and Hip Arthritis Pain

If you have back or hip arthritis, then you know how painful it can be. The pain is severe, and uncomfortable, and can make even the most basic of activities a struggle. But here’s the good news: there are core exercises that can help relieve your pain. In fact, one study found that just three […]

Top 6 Goal Setting Tips for People Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis in 2022

The human body is a wonder of nature. It can defy numerous diseases and heal itself when hurt. But sometimes, even the perfect body can be subjected to various forms of illnesses. One such dreaded condition is rheumatoid arthritis (RA). It is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system attacks its own synovial […]

X Ways to Get Involved This Arthritis Awareness Month… If You Want To

If you’re living with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), chances are you don’t need reminding that May is Arthritis Awareness Month. This is a month when all of your well-intended friends and family show an increased interest in what you live with everyday. It’s also a month when you may see more commercials, ads, and memes about […]

The NP Role in Rheumatology

According to the CDC, about 1 in 4 US adults (23.7%), or about 58.5 million people, have doctor-diagnosed arthritis. Arthritis is more prevalent as the population ages. This means, as Americans grow older, they will have more arthritis compared to when they were younger. With people living longer lives, we can expect more newly diagnosed […]

Stress, Inflammation, RA

Stress is real and simply a part of life. This unavoidable stress of life can affect your immune system. If you have Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) you probably already know this.   Stress and health can often go hand-in-hand. Stress can put you at high risk for heart disease, stroke, anxiety and insomnia. Stress can promote […]