For patient advocates Zoe Rothblatt and Cheryl Crow, social media has become a dynamic platform for social support, validation, and empowerment in their chronic illness care.
New study suggests people with rheumatic disease may benefit from assisted reproductive technologies (ART) — yet high percentage of patients lack knowledge about safety of these fertility treatments.
Should you exercise? Nap? Caffeinate? Here's what experts and patients recommend for boosting your energy when fatigue from chronic illness takes control.
From brain fog to irritability, here are some subtle signs that your inflammatory arthritis is causing fatigue.
In many cases, loved ones are well-intentioned but poorly informed. In some scenarios, though, you’re better off distancing yourself from toxic relationships.
From adding a little extra cushion to researching your rental car, here are 12 doctor- and patient-approved tips that make road trips easier when you have arthritis.
The bathroom can be a dangerous spot for people with arthritis. Here are tips for maintaining a safe and comfortable bathroom that might even ease your arthritis pain.
In a new study, researchers found that people with chronic musculoskeletal pain were likely to have problems getting along with a partner and find sex physically challenging.
Not drinking enough fluids can have unexpected consequences for your arthritis. Here’s how dehydration can cause increased joint pain — and how to make drinking water a daily habit.
Making healthy, anti-inflammatory meals may help ease arthritis symptoms — but not if pain from chopping and stirring makes your arthritis worse. Here are tips for maintaining a safe and comfortable kitchen that can make cooking meals a little less painful.
When you have a chronic illness like arthritis that causes pain and fatigue, chances are you spend a lot of time in your bedroom. Here are tips for a safer and more comfortable bedroom to help you sleep better and have less pain.
From arthritis-friendly tools to joint-friendly modifications, here are some ways to reduce arthritis pain and discomfort when you’re cleaning your home.
From expert-backed tips to must-have assistive devices, here are some ways to reduce arthritis pain and discomfort when you’re getting dressed for the day.