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How To Beat Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Morning Stiffness

How To Beat Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Morning Stiffness
For many people living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), morning stiffness is a serious issue. Rheumatoid arthritis is a degenerative joint disease that is caused by the body’s own immune system attacking its own joints. This autoimmune disease can lead to feelings of stiffness and pain in the joints, as well… Read More
 

Last Minute Gift Ideas for RA Patients

Last Minute Gift Ideas for RA Patients
Christmas is almost here, but there is still time to get that perfect gift for friends or family members that struggle with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Joint pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis can be very difficult to live with, making simple tasks like opening a jar, or even a door, a… Read More
 

Should You Enroll in a RA Clinical Trial?

Should You Enroll in a RA Clinical Trial?
Are you suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA)? Thinking about taking part in a RA clinical trial? There are many benefits to participating in a clinical trial, but how do you know if it is the right option for you? This is a commonly asked question of our principal investigators. We… Read More
 

Are Anemia and Rheumatoid Arthritis Related?

Are Anemia and Rheumatoid Arthritis Related?
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects the joints. It is a systemic autoimmune disease. Unfortunately if you have RA, your body is attacking its own tissue. It thinks that it is a foreign invader rather than an essential part of your system. This results in your immune system attacking the cushion of… Read More
 

Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis? 7 Bad Habits to Drop Now!

Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis? 7 Bad Habits to Drop Now!
Staying healthy while living with rheumatoid arthritis isn’t easy. Work, family obligations, and general stress often gets in the way. However, before you indulge in an veg-out session with fast food, alcohol, or other unhealthy vices, consider the negative impact it could have on your rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis, or… Read More
 

What is Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis?

What is Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis?
In the past, a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis was typically simple and the treatment was mistakenly “one size fits all.” As new rheumatoid arthritis research develops, individuals are asking more questions about seronegative arthritis. This article will explore some of the most frequently asked questions, concerns, and myths about seronegative rheumatoid… Read More
 

This Genetic RA Study Could Help Predict Future Disease Severity

This Genetic RA Study Could Help Predict Future Disease Severity
There are an estimated 1.5 million Americans living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). It’s a chronic, inflammatory condition that still has no cure. However, recent research has caught our attention and hopefully yours too. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease and the answers to what causes it have been sought after… Read More
 

Have Arthritis? 9 Inflammatory Food Ingredients to Avoid!

Have Arthritis? 9 Inflammatory Food Ingredients to Avoid!
Would you be surprised to learn that more than 52 million Americans are living with some form of arthritis? An estimated 1 in 2 people will develop symptomatic osteoarthritis of the knee by the time they reach 85. In short, arthritis is more common than you realize and something you… Read More
 

Join Us for the 2014 Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis in Birmingham

Join Us for the 2014 Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis in Birmingham
Do you know someone living with arthritis? There are more than 55 million people who have been diagnosed with some form of arthritis here in America (that’s 1 in 5). This weekend you have the opportunity to join our staff as we take part in the largest holiday 5K series… Read More
 

4 Warning Signs That Could Signal Rheumatoid Arthritis

4 Warning Signs That Could Signal Rheumatoid Arthritis
Did you know that there are more than one million people living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the United States? This chronic autoimmune disease has been the topic of several posts on this blog, but today we’re going to take a step back and examine how one might be able… Read More
 
 
 

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