Anna Scanlon

Anna Scanlon, Author at New Life Outlook

About Anna

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.

Anna's Work

Joint Deformities in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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

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
RA Nodules

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
Natural Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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
RA and Migraines

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
Rheumatoid Arthritis and Anxiety

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
Rheumatoid Arthritis and Cold Weather

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
What Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis?

What Exactly Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis?

The answer to the question, "What causes rheumatoid arthritis?" isn't exactly straightforward. There are many contributing factors at play.
by Anna Scanlon and Lana Barhum on July 4, 2018
Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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
Rheumatoid Arthritis Energy

7 Ways to Boost Your Energy With RA

There are many ways to give your rheumatoid arthritis energy levels a boost, but it is important that do not try these when you’re suffering from a flare.
by Anna Scanlon on June 4, 2018
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