You’ve probably heard that moderate drinkers have a lower risk of certain health problems, including heart disease and Alzheimer’s. Studies have similarly suggested that a few drinks a week might cut your chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and that…
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The prep for a colonoscopy is often worse than the procedure. Here’s how to make it more tolerable.
Selma Blair walked the 2019 Oscar red carpet with a cane in her first public appearance since sharing her multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
Clogged arteries from too-little sleep can raise your risk of stroke, peripheral artery disease, and other problems.
Heart failure was of particular concern.
We know getting quality, restorative sleep is hard when you have chronic pain from arthritis. Here’s what a rheumatologist says you can do about it.
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Many arthritis patients use diet changes to help manage their symptoms. Here’s what to know before you do too.
Exercise Physiologists Want to Debunk This Outdated Myth About Arthritis and Exercise, Once and for All
Think you shouldn’t exercise because it could make your arthritis symptoms worse? Most of the time, that’s just not the case.
For patients, remission often means more function and less pain. Here’s what else you need to know.
Learn more about Evenity, a new medication that may help prevent fractures in high-risk patients.
You’ve heard your doctor talk about these treatment goals, but here’s more on what it takes to get there.
Learn more about how weight loss and anti-inflammatory foods can help manage psoriatic arthritis symptoms and disease activity.
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A New Study Showed How an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Affects Rheumatoid Arthritis — and It’s Not Exactly What You’d Think
The results of this research are a little puzzling.
Whether a rheumatologist has been your partner in health for years or you’re pondering seeing one for the first time, here’s some things to know about these quite special specialists.
Lack of time at the doctor’s office may be a big reason for the knowledge gap.
Rheumatology nurses are a wealth of information, both practical and medical. Time to take advantage of it.
Getting diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis isn’t always straightforward. These other diseases can present similarly to RA and cause a delay in diagnosis.
It’s still in development, but a new study might make diagnosing fibromyalgia more accurate and fast.
Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds’ Ankylosing Spondylitis Story Is Completely Relatable for Anyone Living with Chronic Pain
Even with a very strong family history of AS, Reynolds still experienced significant delays in getting diagnosed.
Some signs of gout, like pain in the big toe, may be obvious. But other gout symptoms can be more subtle.
Doctors told Frances Downey that her foot pain was plantar fasciitis. Here’s how she discovered it was actually psoriatic arthritis, a type of chronic inflammatory arthritis.
Inflammation, medication, and inactivity from arthritis all play a role in raising osteoporosis risk.
Here’s why GI issues are so common among arthritis patients — and what you can do about it.
Psoriatic arthritis affects more than just your joints and skin.