Learn How A Healthy Digestive System Functions

How Does A Healthy Digestive System Function? Your digestive system is extremely important to your well being. It is responsible for processing the food you eat in a way that allows your body to get the nutrition it needs. You can see Mayo Clinic’s description of how your digestive system functions in this YouTube slide show. […]

Rheumatoid Awareness Day: Help Share RA Information

  Rheumatoid Awareness Day Today is Rheumatoid Awareness Day. Rheumatoid Awareness Day was established in 2013 by the Rheumatoid Patient Foundation founded by Kelly Young. This day was established to give people with rheumatoid arthritis a special day of recognition and to increase public awareness about rheumatoid arthritis. You can view the original press release […]

The Myth of Osteoporosis: Current Treatments are in Question

The myth of osteoporosis is: the current treatments for osteoporosis are being questioned by many scientists. They believe that the current treatment if osteoporosis is not effective. You need to be aware of these issues before you agree to any treatment for osteoporosis. If you have RA and are taking medications, you are probably aware […]

Find Out About Sjogrens Syndrome Treatment and Research Here

Sjogren’s Syndrome Treatment and Research There are about 4 million people in the US who suffer from sjogrens syndrome. The disease is often overlooked or dry eye and dry mouth are the only symptoms treated. There is no cure for the disease, but, like RA, it is a disease that can cause systemic problems to […]

This is Where You Learn About Osteoporosis Drug Treatment

        Last week we discussed osteoporosis and why you are at risk for osteoporosis if you have RA. Today I wanted to give you  information about osteoporosis drug treatment. There is no cure for osteoporosis, but there are drugs that can slowly improve your bone re-absorption and reduce your risk of fracture. […]

What Everyone with RA Ought to Know About Risk Factors of Osteoporosis

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, you have one of several risk for osteoarthritis. Read more to learn: what osteoporosis is, what the risk factors of osteoporosis are, why you are at risk for osteoporosis if you have rheumatoid arthritis what you can do to prevent osteoporosis what you can do to treat osteoporosis if you […]

Here Are Some Methods That People With RA Use to Manage Insomnia

        Do you dream of a good night’s sleep?  Many people with RA have chronic insomnia. If you are one of those people, it is important to your health to find ways to manage your insomnia. Read more to lear: why insomnia has been recognized by the World Health Organization as a […]

RA Pain Connection to Stress / Is RA the Chicken or the Egg?

    I think most experts agree that RA pain or any other pain causes stress. The question becomes: can stress cause an increase in RA ‘flares” or RA pain? An even more important  question becomes: can a major life event stress such as the death of a spouse or the death of a parent […]

RA Disease Puts You at Risk for Falls / Minimize Your Risk Now

September 23 is Fall Prevention Day. Since those of us who have RA disease are at greater risk for falls, we should recognize this day by paying attention to fall prevention. Why Does RA Disease Put You at Greater Risk for Falls? Studies have shown that people with RA are at greater risk for falls for […]