‘My Backstory’: Even with a Strong Family History of Ankylosing Spondylitis, Roz Was Misdiagnosed for Decades
Eileen Davidson, 33, knows it’s not easy for others to understand what it’s like to live with rheumatoid arthritis. Here’s how she attempts to describe it.
The everyday choices you make — like how active you are and how you handle stress and fatigue — affect your joints. Here’s how to make sure you might not unknowingly be making things worse.
Applying for an accessible parking placard is a practical as well as emotional decision.
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.
Do Arthritis Patients Switch to a More Anti-Inflammatory Diet After Being Diagnosed? A New Poll Might Surprise You
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Exercise Physiologists Want to Debunk This Outdated Myth About Arthritis and Exercise, Once and for All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.
No more infusion confusion.
Learn more about what can happen to your chances of being in remission when you stop taking a biologic drug.
From tests to detect silent hepatitis to checking cholesterol and blood sugar, these are critical to make sure you stay healthy while using biologic drugs.
Think exercise is a pain in the butt? Not these. Try these moves to help relieve pain in your buttocks, lower back, and hips.
Losing Weight with Arthritis When You Really Hate Dieting: What I Learned from Patients Who Actually Did It
Dibs Baer knows she needs to lose weight to improve her rheumatoid arthritis. But it’s not for lack of trying.
Learn more about how weight loss and anti-inflammatory foods can help manage psoriatic arthritis symptoms and disease activity.
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.
You’ll likely get this blood test if your doctor suspects you have an autoimmune, inflammatory disease.
Delays in getting diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis are all too common. Knowing what to expect may help speed up the process.
Getting diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis can be a challenging process, but being prepared can help.
Certain types of arthritis are prone to this inflammation of the whole digit. Here’s how to deal with it.
Learn about how functional disability is often one of the early signs that you can have rheumatoid arthritis.
You may never have heard of this increasingly common condition, but it’s important to understand what fatty liver disease is and how to prevent and treat it.
Psoriatic arthritis is strongly associated with heart and blood vessel problems and should be taken seriously.
Anemia is a condition that develops when your blood is short on red blood cells or hemoglobin — an iron-rich protein that allows red blood cells to carry oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body. With your...