Anna is living in the United Kingdom and pursuing a PhD in history. She was diagnosed with lupus — which shares many symptoms with rheumatoid arthritis — more than 10 years ago.
The Importance of Support for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
RA can take away your ability to function the way you did previously so it's important to have support for rheumatoid arthritis patients.
by Anna Scanlon on May 10, 2019
Nine Possible Causes of Rheumatoid Arthritis
While the exact cause of rheumatoid arthritis is still unknown, scientists and researchers have discovered some possible rheumatoid arthritis causes.
by Anna Scanlon, Lana Barhum and Effie Koliopoulos on May 1, 2019
Preventing and Treating Joint Deformities With Rheumatoid Arthritis
Unfortunately, joint deformities in rheumatoid arthritis are all too common. Learn about prevention and treatment of common joint deformities here.
by Anna Scanlon on March 19, 2019
7 Tips for Exercising with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Exercising with rheumatoid arthritis can be extremely difficult, especially when you factor in the excess fatigue and joint pain.
by Anna Scanlon on January 15, 2019
Everything You Need to Know About Rheumatoid Nodules
One symptom of RA not often discussed is rheumatoid nodules. Though not usually painful, RA nodules can be frustrating — learn all about them here.
by Anna Scanlon on January 9, 2019
Nine Non-Medicinal Remedies for RA Management
There are many ways you can help keep RA symptoms in check without meds, like these natural remedies for rheumatoid arthritis.
by Anna Scanlon on December 27, 2018
The Link Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Migraines
Unfortunately, RA and migraines often come as a package deal. Learn about some of the possible reasons for this and tips for coping.
by Anna Scanlon on December 10, 2018
6 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Anxiety
Many people live with both rheumatoid arthritis and anxiety. Anna shares six methods to help keep your anxiety at a manageable level.
by Anna Scanlon on October 23, 2018
How to Cope With Rheumatoid Arthritis and Cold Weather
While we don't know why exactly there's a link between rheumatoid arthritis and cold weather, many with RA feel worse for the wear in the wintertime.
by Anna Scanlon on September 26, 2018
Five Healthy Living Tips for People With Rheumatoid Arthritis
"Those with RA can still create a healthier lifestyle for themselves despite the pain." Anna shares on staying healthy and living with rheumatoid arthritis.
by Anna Scanlon on June 28, 2018