Is There a Permanent Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Via Peters

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects many joints, mainly the small joints of the hands and feet. It is a lifelong condition without a cure. RA occurs when the immune system malfunctions and attacks healthy tissues. Untreated or severe RA can cause inflammation that also affects […]

Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis: 8 Daily Reminders

Via Peters

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a type of inflammatory arthritis that occurs when the immune system malfunctions and starts to attack the synovium, the linings of the joints. RA causes joint pain and swelling, severe fatigue, sleep problems, and reduced mobility. All these symptoms can affect a person’s overall well-being and […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness: 10+ Advocacy Ideas

Via Peters

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that impacts a person’s joints and other parts of the body. Living with this painful inflammatory condition can be challenging. Fortunately, there are organizations working to promote RA awareness. Key annual milestones like Rheumatoid Awareness Day and Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month help […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis Exercise: 7 Activities to Try

Via Peters

Exercise is essential for healthy joints, especially for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This chronic autoimmune condition causes pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints and can also affect other parts of the body. While it may seem counterintuitive to keep moving when your joints are in pain or inflamed, […]

Psoriatic Arthritis and Depression: Why You Have Both

Via Peters

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder that causes inflamed, scaly patches on the skin. Though psoriasis may appear to be a skin disease, it’s systemic and affects the whole body. Psoriasis is associated with other health conditions, including psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory disease that affects joints and […]