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Number one: You need the flu shot — full stop Less than half of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and psoriatic arthritis get vaccinated for influenza, according to a recent study. But when you have inflammatory arthritis, your risk of...
Whether you have osteoarthritis (wear and tear on the joints) or an autoimmune inflammatory type like rheumatoid arthritis, dealing with stiff hands can be one of the most frustrating parts of managing arthritis day to day. Your hands, made up...
If you had chickenpox as a child, you likely remember those itchy bumps and tiny blisters that turned into scabs you weren’t supposed to pick (but did anyway). That very same virus that gave you childhood chickenpox also causes shingles...
As anyone with arthritis understands, it’s not just a “joints” condition — the pain affects your whole life, including your mental health. About 30 percent of people with rheumatoid arthritis develop depression within five years of their diagnosis, according to...
Let’s be direct: Living with arthritis can sometimes get depressing. Chronic pain and fatigue can impact everything from your work and hobbies to being able to capably wipe your own bum in the bathroom. Arthritis can also make your anxiety...
If you feel like you get sick more than other people, you’re right, because inflammatory arthritis can up your chances. Here’s what you can do.
Although you might think having an overactive immune system would make you *less* likely to get colds and flu, that’s actually not the case.
Painful and stiff joints, weak muscles, or bouts of fatigue can make work feel impossible some days. These tips can help.
The holiday season can really wipe you out when you're already experiencing fatigue from arthritis. Try this advice to restore your energy.