Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
Susan Cassidy
Susan Cassidy
September 18, 2018
Rheumatoid arthritis treatment may begin with taking prescription medicines, making lifestyle changes or adjustments, or surgical procedures.

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Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis

6 Things People With RA Wish Everyone Understood

Much to the frustration of those who live with it, there are many misconceptions about RA. Here are six things people with RA wish everyone understood.
315 found this helpful by Mariah Leach on August 21, 2018
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

What Parents Should Know About RA in Children

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is a type of rheumatoid arthritis that causes stiffness and inflammation in joints of children 16 years of age or under.
122 found this helpful by Lana Barhum and Marlene Wallace on August 7, 2018
Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

20 Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms That Shouldn’t be Ignored

There are a number of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms to look out for if you think you are at risk, including pain and swelling in the joints.
337 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on August 2, 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.
370 found this helpful by Anna Scanlon and Lana Barhum on July 4, 2018
Smoking and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Can Smoking Aggravate Rheumatoid Arthritis?

While heavy cigarette smoking is unhealthy for any individual, there are certain risks associated with the combination of smoking and rheumatoid arthritis.
82 found this helpful by Anna Scanlon on May 14, 2018
Rheumatoid Arthritis Bruising

Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Cause Bruising?

If you have RA you've likely said the words, "I bruise like peach." Learn how to care for and cover up rheumatoid arthritis bruising, and when to seek help.
1.1k found this helpful by Anna Scanlon on April 30, 2018
RA Fatigue

Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Cause Fatigue?

Even though RA fatigue can leave you drained, there are ten ways to cope, manage fatigue, and improve your energy levels.
188 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on April 18, 2018
RA Symptoms

9 Serious RA Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Rheumatoid arthritis can cause many different symptoms, some can be easily managed and other are serious. Here are the 9 serious RA symptoms to watch for.
187 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on April 9, 2018
how does rheumatoid arthritis affect the heart

Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Affect the Heart?

How does rheumatoid arthritis affect the heart exactly? People with RA can experience high levels of inflammation plus other heart disease risk factors.
142 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on March 21, 2018
Occipital Headaches and RA

Are Occipital Headaches a Symptom of RA?

Occipital headaches are a type of headache that causes pain in the upper part of the neck and back of the head. They are common in people with RA.
140 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on March 14, 2018
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