Rheumatoid Arthritis

November 20, 2018

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) prognosis and life expectancy

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic condition. Many factors affect the prognosis of people with RA, including age, lifestyle factors, and disease progression. Learn more here. […]
November 15, 2018

Rheumatoid arthritis vs. osteoarthritis: What’s the difference?

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) are two conditions that cause pain and stiffness in the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis both cause joint pain and […]
November 13, 2018

Blood tests for rheumatoid arthritis: 8 tests for diagnosis

Doctors can use a variety of blood tests to look for markers of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and help diagnose the condition. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune […]
November 6, 2018

The Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psychiatric Disorder Connection

People who have rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are more likely to experience depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder in their lifetimes compared to people who have not been […]
November 1, 2018

Depression Common With Arthritis Late In Life

Older adults diagnosed with depression often have arthritis, too. Learn about the links between being depressed and living with chronic joint pain that is part of […]
October 30, 2018

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Reduced Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis in Men

High adherence to a Mediterranean diet reduced the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. High adherence to a Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), […]
October 26, 2018

Anti-inflammatory diet recipes: Options for rheumatoid arthritis

People with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may wish to follow an anti-inflammatory diet to reduce the painful inflammation that this condition causes. While doctors do not know […]