The Role of Enzymes in Fighting Autoimmune Inflammation

Did you know that enzymes are a substance produced by our body that act as a necessary catalyst to activate every organ and process in your body. If you have RA it is possible that you are enzyme deficient. What is the role of Enzymes/ How do Enzymes Improve Autoimmune Diseases? What Are Enzymes? The […]

Can Selenium Deficiency Exacerbate Your RA ?

Did you know that Selenium deficiency has been identified in scientific studies as an essential trace element  that is often deficient in people with rheumatoid arthritis?(6) Why is Selenium an Essential Trace Element That You Need if You Have RA? Studies have found that selenium deficiency is not uncommon in people with RA. For that […]

RA Junction Review of 2016

This post is a review of some of the best RA Junction discoveries in 2016. RA Junction Review of Gut Health, Supplements, Diet As you know, current science has tied rheumatoid arthritis to gut health. Here are some newer findings on diet, nutrients and ways to improve your gut health. Learn how a healthy digestive […]

Coping With Chronic Pain Is Life Altering: Help is Available

Coping with chronic pain can be an ongoing battle for many of us with rheumatoid arthritis. If we are unable to put our RA in remission, we will likely continue to battle chronic pain for a long time. Chronic pain is defined as pain lasting for three or more months. As many as 100,000 people […]

Give The Gift of Health This Holiday Season

The Joy of Giving a Gift of Health A gift of health to friends and family with RA can improve their RA disease and have a lasting effect on their quality of life. Modern medicine has discovered that poor diet, no exercise, stress and a toxic environment are the causes of most chronic diseases like […]

Most Common Vitamin Deficiencies Associated With RA

  According to John’s Hopkins  the most common vitamin deficiencies found in people with RA include “folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin B 6, vitamin B 12, vitamin E, calcium, magnesium, zinc and selenium.”(1) Resolving any vitamin and mineral deficiencies you have is an easy way to improve your RA disease. Vitamin D Deficiency Vitamin […]

Natural Protein in Wheat Has Been Linked to RA

Natural Protein in Wheat Researchers have now linked a natural protein in wheat to the exacerbation of many autoimmune diseases including asthma, lupus, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. These proteins (Amelase-trypsin inhibitors, ATIs) make up only 4% of wheat and are a natural molecule in wheat that originates from nature. They are not man-made. These […]

The Self Care Movement: Join the Movement and Become An Advocate

  Hello, My name is Saundra I am a strong advocate of self care. I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogren’s Disease and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. I practice self care daily by maintaining an autoimmune diet, exercising and taking my recommended supplements. Disclosure:This is a sponsored post for Self Care Catalysts’ Self Care Mvmt campaign. I am being compensated […]

Use the Design Thinking Process to Improve Your RA

The design thinking process has been used successfully for years by engineers and inventors to develop new, innovative products. The process is now beginning to be used by people who want to achieve a healthier lifestyle. It can also be used by those you with RA to help you reinvent your process for improving your […]

Dark Chocolate Health Benefits Revisited

Dark Chocolate Health Benefits We have known for centuries that there are many dark chocolate health benefits. This post is a sequel to a post I wrote about dark chocolate last year.  There is more scientific evidence that begins to explain exactly how dark chocolate improves your health. Health experts have identified the fact that […]