RA Brain Fog: Here are the Methods That Are Helping

RA  brain fog is a very real symptom for a lot of people with rheumatoid arthritis. Researchers do not know what causes RA brain fog, but there are several theories  about its’ cause. The physiology of brain functioning supports some of these theories. There are also some methods available that are reducing brain fog. What […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis Fatigue: Causes and Treatments

What Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis Fatigue? Rheumatoid arthritis fatigue is a reality for most people with RA. Scientists have found that there are physiologic reasons that cause fatigue in people who have RA. In 2007 a study was conducted on 30 RA patients who completed up to 30 ratings of their interpersonal relationships. The Linerleukin-6 (IL-6) […]

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 […]

Is Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis Correct or is It Lyme Disease?

Photo Credit: Dreamstime.com-Arthritis Photo Is your rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis correct or do you have Lyme disease? There have been several stories published on line about people who are treated for rheumatoid arthritis when they actually have Lyme disease. Why is this happening? Lyme disease is easy to cure if diagnosed early. The cure is simple […]

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 […]

Early Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis / Sue’s RA Symptoms

                Meet Sue Sue has just been told that she may have rheumatoid arthritis. She is experiencing  early symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Below is Sue’s story. Sue is  a Master’s level, high school history teacher who loves to teach her students about little-known historical events that have had […]

The Vitamin D Deficiency Connection to Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you have Rheumatoid Arthritis, there is a connection between Vitamin D deficiency and your Rheumatoid Arthritis: 1. Vitamin D deficiency appears to be connected to the severity of your joint inflammation. 2. Some drugs used to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis can cause a Vitamin D deficiency. Why does your Body Need Vitamin D? Studies have […]

What Everyone Needs to Know About Early Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis

  What Everyone Needs to Know About Early Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) As you know, the incidence of autoimmune diseases is increasing in the United States. Rheumatoid Arthritis is one of those diseases that is on the rise. It is one of the most debilitating forms of arthritis.  For that reason, both primary care […]