RA and Heart Attacks: 10 Ways to Protect Your Heart
If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you also have double the risk for heart disease and heart attack. Certain RA drugs such as corticosteroids and NSAIDs can also up the risk of heart disease. But here are some things you can do to reduce your risk.
The Most Common Types of Arthritis, and Who’s at Risk for Each
More than 100 conditions involve inflammation of the joints.
13 Ways Inflammation Can Affect Your Health
You can't live without inflammation, but it can also be hazardous to your health.
8 Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis is a serious autoimmune disease that attacks the joints and other body parts. Here are some tricky rheumatoid arthritis symptoms—and hints that they’re due to RA and not some other condition.
6 Dietary Changes That May Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
Some rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients feel that some foods may make symptoms better or worse. The scientific evidence is spotty, but here are six dietary changes that may be worth trying.
'I Was Diagnosed With Rheumatoid Arthritis at 40—Right After I Had a Baby'
Kelly Young had rheumatoid arthritis symptoms for years, but her doctors didn’t take them seriously or thought she was making them up.
10 Ways to Protect Your Joints From Damage
Rheumatoid arthritis can damage joints over time, but there are techniques you can use in everyday life to take pressure off joints and help prevent long-term damage.
Kim Kardashian Reveals Psoriatic Arthritis Diagnosis—Here's What That Means
It's common among people with psoriasis.
Carrie Ann Inaba Gets Emotional Discussing Her Struggles with Autoimmune Condition: 'I Feel Shame'
"I feel so much shame when I go through these things, because I want to be what people see. And people see a healthy person," Inaba said on The Talk.
11 Rheumatoid Arthritis and Depression Facts
People with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are about twice as likely to be depressed as people without this inflammatory autoimmune disease. However, the relationship may be more complex than that.