“Managing my RA taught me how to let go of control, blame, and shame,” says Jennifer Gabiola. “It became a holistic spiritual journey not only of physical healing, but of coming back home to me.”
Rheumatoid arthritis and migraine patient advocate JP Summers reflects on the lessons learned over the past 10 years as she and her family have had to adjust to the realities of life with chronic illness.
"I didn’t trust my body. I was a single mother with a progressive chronic illness. There was no way I could take care of my health, my child, and a newborn on my own while trying to get by on what little assistance disability pays."
Finding out you have rheumatoid arthritis can be overwhelming for you and your loved ones. Here's how to talk about RA and get the support you need.
In a new study, researchers found that smokers who drank at least two cups of tea per day were significantly less likely to have rheumatoid arthritis than smokers who rarely sipped tea.
In a new study, researchers found that people with rheumatoid arthritis had abnormal vehicle control, such as “harsh/erratic braking and accelerating,” compared to the general population.
With proper guidance, strength training has become one of Eileen Davidson’s favorite tools for managing a painful battle with rheumatoid arthritis. This is how it became a critical part of her exercise routine and overall treatment plan.
Weight loss can be a symptom of RA. Here's when to worry about it.
Confused about what to eat for RA? These tips are an easy place to start.