Category Archives: Rheumatoid Arthritis

15 Things People With Rheumatoid Arthritis Want You To Know

1. There’s no one type of arthritis.   “Arthritis isn’t just one thing” says Anisur Rahman, professor of rheumatology at University College London. “The term ‘arthritis’ implies having problems with the joints. So what people generally understand as arthritis is where a person suffers symptoms of joint pain. But there are lots of conditions in… Read More »

Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Kill You? : Dr. Rebecca Manno Johns Hopkins rheumatologist

The disease reportedly contributed to the recent death of The Eagles’ Glenn Frey Dr. Rebecca Manno, a Johns Hopkins rheumatologist, encountered several patients Wednesday who were alarmed about news reports that rheumatoid arthritis had contributed to the death of The Eagles’ star Glenn Frey. On top of that, Frey’s long-time agent reportedly attributed his death… Read More »

Finally New Cannabis Capsule Hope To Complete Cure Rheumatoid Arthritis

Cannabis Can Treat Arthritis There’s already a huge population of arthritis patients who use cannabis to treat their condition. In fact, a study published in 2014 found that more than half of all medical cannabis patients in Canada use the plant to treat their condition.And the science seems to support using cannabis to treat the ailment. So… Read More »

What is happening in my body that causes rheumatoid arthritis pain?

I have rheumatoid arthritis. Can you explain what is happening in my body to cause such uncomfortable symptoms? DEAR READER: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic (long-term) disease. It causes painful and sometimes disabling inflammation of the joints. RA can also affect other tissues in the body, such as the skin, eyes, lungs and blood… Read More »

BEST SOLUTION,,How to Handle a Rheumatoid Arthritis Skin ProbleM

Look for firm, circular lumps under the skin. These lumps are rheumatoid nodules, also known as subcutaneous (or under the skin) nodules. Seen in approximately 30% of cases, these lumps typically have diameters of less than 5 millimeters, ranging in size from small pea size to lemon sized lumps. They are usually found on the… Read More »

5 Tips For Coping With Rheumatoid Arthritis Flare-Ups

If you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you know that all too-familiar feeling: extremely stiff, swollen joints, tremendous fatigue—basically a time when your symptoms get temporarily worse. This magnification of symptoms is called a flare-up, or flare.These flares can happen to anyone with RA—even when your RA is well-controlled. Tip #1: Make Room for Gentle Exercise… Read More »

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Kidney Disease

How RA and RA Treatment can Damage Kidneys A 20-year American study on rheumatoid arthritis and kidney disease has pointed to an undeniable link between the two conditions. After tracking the participants for two decades, results show that the RA patients had a 25% risk of developing kidney disease, which is noticeably higher than the general… Read More »