Tag Archives: RA

10 Serious RA Symptoms to Never Ignore

(ĐTĐ) – Painful, swollen joints are a hallmark of rheumatoid arthritis. But for people with RA, it's not the only thing to watch out for.   A result of the body’s immune system attacking its own tissues, rheumatoid arthritis requires more than just managing the pain. Other symptoms that might even seem unrelated to the […]

Rheumatoid arthritis: Lower Stress, Lower Pain

(ĐTĐ) – Hilary Wilson of Duluth, Ga., now 60, was officially diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis or RA in 1987, but she is pretty sure she had the inflammatory arthritis long before that.   RA is a chronic disease, marked by inflammation of the lining of the joints. It can lead to chronic joint pain, loss […]

Life Stages With Rheumatoid Arthritis

(ĐTĐ) – How much can what you eat help – or hurt – your rheumatoid arthritis (RA)? For decades, researchers have looked into whether there is a link between food and RA. For almost as long, various diets and supplements have claimed to relieve swollen joints and morning stiffness — or even falsely ”cure” RA […]