Brenda Vanta

Brenda Vanta, Author at New Life Outlook

About Brenda

Brindusa (Brenda) Vanta is an alternative health care doctor, author and medical writer. She has written for the Livestrong, South Asian Health Chronicle, Oakville Massage Community and Information Network, and she focuses on nutrition and homeopathy. She received her MD degree from Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine, Romania, and her HD diploma from Ontario College of Homeopathic Medicine.

Brenda's Work

Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications

Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications and Their Side Effects

There are five drug classes typically used as rheumatoid arthritis medications. Although they can be used separately, they are most helpful together.
by Brenda Vanta, Krystina Ostermeyer and Effie Koliopoulos on April 3, 2019
Apps for Rheumatoid Arthritis: How Your Smartphone Can Help With RA

These Smartphone Apps Could Help Your RA Symptoms

There are several apps for rheumatoid arthritis management available. These eleven apps for Apple and Android are recommended by RA experts.
by Brenda Vanta and Lana Barhum on January 24, 2018
RA Development and Progression

Coping With the Development and Progression of Rhuematoid Arthritis

Learning as much as you can about RA progression can help you better manage the symptoms, know what to expect and how to organize your life.
by Brenda Vanta on May 6, 2015
Does the Weather Really Impact Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms?

Does the Weather Really Impact Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms?

Many with arthritis swear they can predict rain based on their pain, but is there really a connection between rheumatoid arthritis and weather changes?
by Brenda Vanta on February 18, 2015
The Link Between RA and Cognitive Troubles

The Link Between RA and Cognitive Troubles

While RA primarily affects the joints, research shows there's a link between rheumatoid arthritis and brain fog. Consider these tips for managing brain fog.
by Brenda Vanta on February 11, 2015
RA and Lung Disease

Understand the Link Between RA and Lung Problems

RA and Lung Disease: RA can do more than cause damage to your joints. Learn more about possible lung complications and treatments.
by Brenda Vanta on December 17, 2014
Migratory Rheumatoid Arthritis

Tips for Coping With Migratory Rheumatoid Arthritis

With migratory rheumatoid arthritis, pain and inflammation moves from joint to joint. Early treatment is the only way to prevent migration to another joint.
by Brenda Vanta on November 18, 2014
Rheumatoid Arthritis and Meal Preparation

Could You Benefit From Meal Prep With RA?

Rheumatoid arthritis and meal preparation: Consider these tips for diet and meal prep when you have RA.
by Brenda Vanta on November 5, 2014
Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis and Stress

The Stress-Arthritis Connection

With rheumatoid arthritis and stress, it's a vicious cycle: RA causes stress and stress further aggravates the pain and other symptoms of RA.
by Brenda Vanta on October 21, 2014
Managing RA in Teens

Enjoy Being a Teen Despite an RA Diagnosis

RA in teens is not uncommon. If you're a teenager dealing with rheumatoid arthritis, these tips can help you enjoy your adolescence despite the condition.
by Brenda Vanta on October 15, 2014